National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Mental Health Coordinator

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Wellpath
Newport News, Virginia, United States
25 days ago

Description

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

About this role

Our Mental Health Coordinator provides clinical and administration supervision and direction to mental health staff and oversight of mental services within the facility. Provides mental health services to patients in the facility as well as provide mental health consultation to the facility personnel.


What you bring to the table

Education:           

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work or behavioral science field


Experience:      
  

  • Need experience in the coordination and administration of mental health service delivery systems
  • Need coursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of management/supervision techniques, mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, diagnosis and treatment of major mental disorders and/or psychological evaluation techniques


Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Licensed to practice psychology, social work, or counseling in the State by the appropriate state licensing board
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Any other Certifications (such as First Aid) required


What you will do

  • Responsible to plan, supervise, coordinate and manage the clinical services provided by mental health staff at the institutional level as designated by the Regional MH Director or the VP of Behavioral Services.  In facilities with a Clinical Supervisor, clinical supervision will be under the direction of that position
  • Responsible to assign specific duties and clinical responsibilities to mental health staff in accordance with their position descriptions, education and professional experience and to notify Regional MH Director, VP of Behavioral Services and H.S.A. of staff’s inability to perform such duties and responsibilities in a competent, ethical and professional manner
  • Represent interests of mental health services with the institution’s administrative staff under the direction of Regional MH Director or VP of Behavioral Services and to facilitate cooperation in the delivery of mental health services
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patient information in accordance with The Company policy, the facility policy, the standards of the American Psychological Association or National Association of Social Workers, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and the American Correctional Association (ACA) if the last two accrediting body standards are applicable to the site
  • Allocate staff resources in mental health services to insure that institutional needs for clinical and consultative services are met in a timely, professional manner


Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer


Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits


Job Information

  • Job ID: 59553929
  • Location:
    Newport News, Virginia, United States
  • Company Name: Wellpath
  • Position Title: Mental Health Coordinator
  • Job Function: Other

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