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Licensed Mental Health Clinician (MHC) - Up to $10,000 Bonus Available

Company: Wellpath
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job 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:

Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed health professional, the Licensed Mental Health Clinician Trainer is a licensed, Masters prepared clinician (LMFT/LCSW/ LPC) who is primarily responsible for the clinical and educational training component and of the Restoration of Competency (RTC) program. The Clinician/Trainer will utilize several cognitive remedial or restructuring techniques to teach basic legal concepts, as well as help the inmate understand his/her own legal situation in compliance with all applicable standards, State and Federal rules and regulations. The Clinician/Trainer is also the primary clinical staff and provides therapeutic support to the patients to foster a stable mental status as it relates to competency restoration.

Additional Details: Up to $10,000 Bonus! What you bring to the table:


Master's Degree with associated licensure as a LMFT, LCSW, LPC or related discipline


Preferred, one + years' experience as an LMFT, LCSW, LPC or related discipline


LMFT, LPC, or LCSW (preferred)


Must obtain and maintain security clearance throughout the course of employment.
Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
What you will do:


Strict adherence to DSH and corporate Policy & Procedure (P&P) Manual as it relates to the duties of the Clinician/Competency Trainer.
Hold daily, individual (1:1) sick calls and conduct weekly/daily psycho-educational groups for mentally ill and IST patient.
Follow Department of State Hospital Policies and Procedures for patient admissions, transfers, and discharges; assist the psychologist with producing timely court reports; work cooperatively with jail custody staff and RTC Deputy.
Work supportively with the Sheriff's Office and teams and foster positive relationships between staff and Sheriff's Deputies/Officers.
Develop and regularly update treatment plans and participate in a routine, multi-disciplinary Treatment Team meeting.
Facilitate individual (1:1) clinical contacts with patients to support psycho-social progress, as it relates to competency (eg: cognitive-behavioral techniques, anger/anxiety management, etc.); training/tutoring with patients to review their specific case and how to assist their defense.
Coordinate discharge planning and aftercare plans through available community and facility resources.
Document all findings in patient's record providing written summaries of history and treatment course or other documentation requirements as outlined by corporate and facility.
Provide weekly/daily group training, learning and education in a creative and multimodal format, utilizing discussions, reading, video, and role-playing in a group treatment setting.
Facilitate experiential methods such as "mock trial" exercises for the patient with the involvement of the treatment team.
Educational components for the program include but are not limited to: Charges, severity of charges, sentencing, pleas, plea-bargaining, roles of courtroom personnel, adversarial nature of the trial process, evaluating evidence, etc.
Participate in routine Treatment Team meetings.
Assist in IMO/ALJ processes, as needed.
May assist in the job shadow portion of the interview process of potential staff.
May assist in orientation and training of new employees.

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

Our investment in you:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Parental benefits
Perks and discounts
And more available here
Compensation Range: $108,000 - $132,100 / year%60567109% %%medtech%%

Keywords: Wellpath, Santa Barbara , Licensed Mental Health Clinician (MHC) - Up to $10,000 Bonus Available, Healthcare , Santa Barbara, California

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