Psychologist, Joliet Job Corps Center

Location: Joliet, IL, United States
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
 
We are seeking a qualified psychologist to provide on-site part-time Mental Health Services for the Joliet Job Corps Center student body.                                              

AVAILABLE POSITION: The qualified candidate must be licensed at the level of a clinical psychologist.
 
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:  Joliet Job Corps Center, 1101 Mills Road, Joliet, IL 60433.

WORK SCHEDULE: Mental Health Consultant Services will be provided in the maximum amount of 23 hours per week.  Thursdays are required from 8a.m. to 12p.m. otherwise between 8a.m to 4p.m. Monday to Friday.

BACKGROUND: Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 25 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. Job Corps Centers have classroom facilities, hands on trade education, cafeteria, health services, recreational facilities, and dormitories. During the students’ enrollment (typically during 8 months), Job Corps assists students in attaining and maintaining optimal health by providing basic on-Center health services to include promotion, prevention, assessment, intervention, and follow-up care. In addition, Job Corps strives to educate students regarding the connection between maintaining a healthy lifestyle and being employable.
  
SCOPE OF WORK: The Job Corps Center is required by the Department of Labor to provide basic mental health services to students. The Job Corps mental health and wellness program is conducted by licensed mental health professionals involved in direct clinical services, staff development, consultation, and overall direction of the program. The general emphasis of the mental health and wellness program must be on prevention, early detection, identification of mental health problems, and helping students overcome barriers to employability. The program utilizes an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) approach which includes short-term counseling with an employability focus, referral to center support groups, and crisis intervention (such as emotional reaction to HIV testing, rape, suicidal behavior, death, or other serious loss). It is important to note that short-term counseling is defined as six sessions or less, for manageable conditions with periodic mental health checks as needed.

Period of Performance will begin on September 1, 2018 and end on May 31, 2022.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
Possess and maintain an active, unencumbered license as a clinical Psychologist.
Must provide proof of education (copy of diploma or transcripts).
CPR or BLS certification is desired.
All submitted candidates are required to have a criminal background check upon selection.

  
  

 
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
GHG
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: ana@globalhealthcaregroup.com
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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