Social Worker travel Social Worker needed in Eden, Texas
Company: Cynet Health
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Shifts: 8 Hour Shift
The MHC plans professional mental health service programs of a
non-medical nature in the facility.
Coordinates & directs activities of personnel engaged in providing
mental health services to inmates/residents.
Daily Mental Health (MH) Activities: Conducts MH screenings &
assessments based on review of available records, & clinical
interviews with inmates.
As part of a MH team, confers w/other clinical staff, e.g.,
psychiatrists, psychologists, MH service providers, physicians,
nurses, social workers, in order to gather & provide information
concerning patient psychological problems, to ensure treatment
activities are well integrated, & patient care follow-through
Provides treatment to inmates by developing, implementing, &
modifying individual treatment plans based on evaluation of needs &
level of functioning.
Documents treatment & evaluation activities in the health care
record for each person seen.
Consults w/ & makes appropriate recommendations to
multidisciplinary staff (e.g., security staff, unit staff, facility
management) regarding behavior & MH issues affecting inmates.
Maintains strict confidentiality of sensitive materials & info at
Minimum 1 year of experience required,
Make recommendations concerning personnel matters such as
employment, retention, promotion, & merit increases; counsel,
and/or employees, after consultation with the Warden/Facility
Administrator or designee.
Communicate the responsibilities, authorities and accountability of
all direct subordinates so that they are defined and
Cooperate & coordinate w/the facility training manager for the
delivery of required staff training programs; ensure that each
subordinate employee supervised receives required training.
Prepare & maintain a variety of standard narrative, statistical,
summary &/or operational records, reports & logs, using
appropriate grammar, to include filing, alphabetizing & labeling;
review reports & records produced by staff.
Properly process all reports & documents in a timely manner.
Review, process & respond (via corporate counsel) to lawsuits;
attend court hearings, when necessary.
Read, analyze, comprehend & interpret technical procedures or
governmental regulations, legal & non-legal documents, including
the processing of such documents as medical instructions,
commitment orders, summons and other legal writs.
Conduct meetings of subordinate staff, attend scheduled staff
meetings, promote communications & the proper flow of relevant
information between administration, staff & inmates/residents.
Communicate effectively & coherently to administration, staff,
inmates/residents, visitors & the general public, particularly in
situations requiring tack, diplomacy, understanding, fairness,
firmness & good judgment.
This includes interviewing applicants, giving information,
instructions & directions, mediating disputes, advising of rights
and processes and providing reliable testimony, in court and other
Maintain equipment & supplies as required; order replacement items
in a timely manner; process requisitions for appropriate purchases
via the purchase order system.
Escort inmates/residents / coordinate the movement of
inmates/residents to and from different areas.
Initiate & complete investigations & inquiries w/accuracy by
gathering information & evidence, interviewing & obtaining the
statements of victims, witnesses, suspects & confidential
informers; exercise independent judgment by determining when
probable cause exists to recommend or take disciplinary action.
Engage in functions in confined areas that include such things as
physically checking the doors, windows & other areas to ensure they
Endure verbal & mental abuse when confronted w/ the hostile views &
opinions of inmates/residents & others, e.g. visitors & family
members, encountered in an antagonistic environment.
Perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies & disasters to
include administering basic emergency medical aid, physically
removing people away from dangerous situations, & securing &
evacuating people from confined areas.
Apply crisis intervention techniques to include suicide prevention,
recognizing abnormal behavior & taking appropriate action to
prevent or diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
Experience exposure to body fluids, wastes & experience encounter
w/deceased or contagious persons.
Endeavor to comply with the requirements of applicable regulations,
laws, rules, procedures, policies, standards &/or contract.
Add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common
fractions & decimals; work w/mathematical concepts such as
probability & statistical reference; & apply concepts such as
fractions, percentages, ratios & proportions to practical
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Master's
degree in social work, psychology, mental health counseling or a
degree in a related clinical area is required.
Post-graduate clinical experience, including experience in a
comparable position, is preferred.
Must possess appropriate certification or licensure in the state
where practice occurs, or appropriate credentials to work under the
supervision of a licensed clinician, where applicable.
Required for Onboarding
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