Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

MHM Services, Inc. Wernersville, PA

Overview

MHM Services, Inc. (MHM) is a leading national provider of healthcare services to state and local government agencies. From mental health and long-term care to medical and forensic services, our employees are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for every population they serve.

* Clients in "16" States

* Over 350 Facilities

* More than 6,000 Employees

MHM provides behavioral health and medical specialty services to governmental agencies in a wide variety of patient care settings, including correctional facilities, state hospitals, courts, juvenile facilities and community clinics. In the state of Pennsylvania, our client relationships include:

* Pennsylvania Department of Corrections – 26 State prisons, 1 motivational boot camp

* Philadelphia Prison System – 6 County jails

* Commonwealth of Pennsylvania including all Pennsylvania State Hospitals and various Bureaus of the Commonwealth.

MHM's Pennsylvania team of Psychiatrists & Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners Enjoy:

* Tremendous Career Satisfaction for both early career and experienced Psychiatrists & Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners;

* A clinically interesting, diverse patient population in a secure and structured setting;

* A regular work schedule and the absence of dealing with insurance companies

WERNERSVILLE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS CENTER:

* Part Time Psychiatrist

* 8 hours per week

* No On Call

* No Weekends

MHM Services is seeking a Part Time Psychiatrist, or, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, 8 hours per week, to join the mental health team at the Wernersville Community Corrections Center.

BCC (The Department of Corrections' Bureau of Community Corrections) is responsible for operating 13 state community corrections centers (CCCs) in the following areas: Allentown, Erie, Harrisburg, Johnstown, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Sharon, Progress (on the grounds of SCI Greene), Wernersville and York. The bureau also contracts with 40 private entities – called community contract facilities (CCFs) -- who provide similar services throughout the state. CCCs and CCFs offer housing, programs and services to assist offenders with a variety of needs including substance abuse treatment programs, mental health services, veterans' housing, specialized programming for violent offenders and technical parole violators or general housing for those only needing to secure employment and a home plan.

CCCs and CCFs offer standardized curriculums to respond to specific offender risks and needs that affect re-entry. Community corrections' delivery of treatment also serves the purpose of providing continuity of care for offenders participating in treatment services prior to release into the community. Treatment delivery has been formed by evidence-based practices and addresses targeted criminiogenic needs to include but is not limited to: anti-social beliefs and attitudes; negative peer associations; temperament/personality; substance abuse; employment; and familial factors.

Community corrections continues to evolve and now includes a number of innovative concepts called community re-entry services, which began in December 2013. These services include:

* Day Reporting Services

* Housing Assistance

* Mentoring

* Transitional Offender Workforce Development

* Family Reunification

* Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Services

* Cognitive Behavior Interventions

* Outpatient Sex Offender Treatment

* Batterers Intervention

* Mental Health

Qualifications

PSYCHIATRIST:

* MD or DO. Active, unrestricted Pennsylvania medical license and DEA.

* All qualified applicants are required to successfully complete a security clearance process as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.

* CB

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