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Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - Leesport, PA (BCJS - LPC)

PrimeCare Medical, Inc.

Last Updated: 11/6/19

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Job Description

PrimeCare Medical is currently looking for a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) to work as a Mental Health Clinician in the medical departments at the Berks County Jail located in Leesport, PA. In this role the clinician is responsible for the clinical monitoring, coordinating and implementing of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC standards and will serve as the mental health liaison between the medical unit and facility staff.

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct clinical assessments based on referrals and self-referrals. Assessments include documentation of findings, including at a minimum a mental status examination and case conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment plan. Makes referrals to psychiatry when appropriate.

  • Risk assessments are to be conducted utilizing structured interviews and risk assessment tools. Inmates at risk for suicide and / or engaging in self-harm are managed utilizing existing protocols according to current policy and procedures.

  • Serve as the PrimeCare Medical (PCM) mental health liaison for mental health services, outside the facility.

  • Facilitates admission and placement of inmates/patients to forensic hospitals when necessary.

  • Monitors all mental health services provided.

  • Monitors clinical services to ensure that standards of care are in accordance with NCCHC, and accepted psychiatric/ psychological standards.

  • Is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee.

  • Develops and conducts in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar.

  • Collects data and prepares monthly reports, which reflect performance.

BENEFITS:

PrimeCare believes in offering a competitive compensation and benefits package to their employees. Standard benefits for full-time employees include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability options, Generous PTO, 401k with match, and a flexible spending account.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be licensed as a LPC in the state of Pennsylvania.

  • Must hold a Master’s degree or greater in Social Work, Psychology, or related Human Service field with a concentration in clinical course work, training and/or experience.

  • Minimum of two years experience.



Company Details


PrimeCare Medical, Inc.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We’re a private, physician founded correctional healthcare practice.  We provide comprehensive medical and mental healthcare services to over 70 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout 5 different states in the Northeastern US (i.e. Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, New York, and New Hampshire)...