SCHEDULE: Full-Time (Several scheduling options available, including three 12-hour days if desired)
FACILITY: Pontiac Correctional Center
LOCATION: Pontiac, IL
**Up to $20,000 Sign on Bonus currently available**
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., 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.
Conducts psychological screening, assessment and/or evaluations on all offenders referred for examination and/or treatment following IDOC format and guidelines and maintains 24 hour, on-call status for consultation in crisis situations.
Provides staff training in areas related to mental health issues such as signs and symptoms of mental illness, management of mentally ill inmates, crisis intervention and related topics.
Provide services for inmates who need to be transferred to Mental Health facilities including any work-up or court hearing testimony needed.
Maintain documentation on all mental health contacts to include submission of a monthly summary report to the IDOC Chief of Mental Health Services and/or Wexford Health Sources representatives as required or requested.
Monitor the provisions of crisis services to include review of documentation for accuracy, completeness, and fulfillment of Center directives and procedures.
Provides individual and group therapy for offenders identified through evaluation or referred by other qualified mental health professionals and completes comprehensive psychosocial history on each admission to the Mental Health Unit.
Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
Generous paid-time off program
Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
Dental and Vision insurance
401(k) retirement saving plan
Company-paid short-term disability
Healthcare and dependent care spending account
Continuing education options
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
LICENSING: Current license in the State of Illinois as Clinical Psychologist
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
Experience working in a clinical setting as a psychologist or licensed mental health professional
Prior experience with use of electronic medical record system
Additional opportunities available at Dixon Correctional Center, Pinckneyville Correctional Center, Menard Correctional Center, and Logan Correctional Center
Internal Number: 12891
About Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Wexford Health Sources, the nation's leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality. For nearly two 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.