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Mental Health Unit Director Clinical Psychologist

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: Would you have interest in a role to lead, learn, and grow? Mental Health Unit Director RESDIENTIAL TREATMENT UNIT LOGAN CORRECTIONAL CENTER - LINCOLN, IN FEMALE CORRECTIONAL CENTER __________________________________________________________Report to the Mental Health Services Director Oversee large interdisciplinary departmentWork cohesively with a second MHUDSignificantly different than most any general eval/treatment environment Correctional Mental Health is the right setting for a Clinical Psychologist who wants to be clinically challengedthrives on a wide range of casescan be flexible and adaptableworks best in a fluid environment and comfortable with change Summary Correctional medicine is a unique specialty area of practice; a broader range of clinical cases than most treatment centers, a very diverse population, and an opportunity to make a significant impact in an individual's life, a family, and a community. The Mental Health Services Director provides guidance, direction, training, and clinical supervision to all Mental Health Professionals (MHPs), except for psychiatrists, within the facility's medical/mental health unit. Ensures that said Staff are compliant with all applicable agency, facility, and Wexford Health Sources (WHS) policies and procedures, corporate protocols and ethical and professional standards. ________________________________________________________________________ Company For thirty years, the Illinois Department of Corrections has partnered with Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies to provide experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly three decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services. At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue. Were proud to offer a competitive benefits package including:Annual review with performance increaseGenerous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leavePaid holidaysComprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue ShieldDental and Vision insurance401(k) retirement saving plansCompany-paid short-term disabilityHealthcare and dependent care spending account Summary The Site Mental Health Unit Director will function as the lead member of a multidisciplinary team, directing and supervising program psychologists and mental health staff, providing clinical direction, structure and support. The Mental Health Unit Director will ensure that all mental health services and clinical activities conform to Wexford Health policy, IL Administrative Directives and standards and best clinical practice. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Standard medical setting in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel. Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air conditioning. LICENSING: Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in Illinois. CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification EDUCATION: Doctoral level degree in Psychology PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:Will have attended an American Psychological Association (APA) approved graduate training program and Internship which provided the appropriate foundation in assessment, intervention and consultation.Prior experience in providing correctional or forensic mental health services is essential.Prior supervisory experience is required. EOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health, Bloomington , Mental Health Unit Director Clinical Psychologist, Executive , Bloomington, Illinois

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