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P/T MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER in Hobbs, NM at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: Lea County Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


Provide basic therapy modalities and levels of care to inmates; provide clinical crises services, intake of new inmate charts, clinical staffing and care management, professional management of caseload, clinical crisis coverage and administrative support.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides both individual and group mental health therapy and individual sessions.
  • Coordinates services and communication with collateral departments and staff.
  • Assess, diagnose and provide treatment intervention based on inmates clinical needs.
  • Schedules inmates to assure that frequencies of assessments, reviews, services and treatment plans are completed in accordance with the organization, state, and facility policies as well as Departmental Directives.
  • Assures that frequency logs for special assignments, crisis services, intake service, segregation services and caseload data base, are completed, maintained and submitted in a timely and accurate fashion in accordance with the organization, state, and facility policies.
  • Participates in 24 hour crises coverage as scheduled adhering to the organization, state, and facility policies.
  • Process family visit documentation.
  • Maintains collateral communications with community agencies, court and providers.
  • Updates ACA certification, completes weekly rounds in restrictive housing and provide mental health evaluations for inmates in restrictive housing consistent with New Mexico Dept of Corrections policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology and licensure as a Psychologist Associate with the NM Board of Psychology Examiners;


  • Master’s degree in Social Work and licensure as an LMSW or LISW from the New Mexico Social Work Board of Examiners;


  • Master’s degree in Counseling and licensed as an LMHC or LPCC from the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Board;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team of professionals and have the ability to implement team strategy approaches to work assignments.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with both staff and inmates.