$38,101 – $66,296 a year
Full Job Description
$18.32 – $31.87 Hourly
$38,101 – $66,296 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 70
Purpose of Position
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO CONDUCT ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED.
Why does the job exist?
This position provides evidenced based behavioral health treatment for individuals by providing group treatment, individual treatment and psychoeducation. The position provides a wide range of treatment including but not limited to substance abuse treatment, relationship difficulties, trauma, mental illness and crisis intervention. The incumbent will provide Mental Health Treatment for diagnosed mental health disorders; aid individuals/groups by providing best practices and evidence based interventions; and provide for individuals dealing with addictions, substance dependency, relationship difficulties, and issues associated with mental, emotional and behavioral health.
How does it get done?
- Assesses inmates to aid in determining diagnosis, treatment needs, and recommendations.
- Provides direct treatment of inmates using various psychotherapeutic modalities and group treatment, individual treatment, and psychoeducation.
Who are the customers?
The New Mexico Corrections Department
- Administering, scoring and interpreting any type of psychological test instruments
- Administering, scoring and interpreting the MMPI-2
- Performing interviews of candidates for employment in public safety and security positions
- Providing training or a course of instruction
Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and New Mexico licensure as LBSW, LMSW, LISW, LPCC, LMHC, LMFT, or LPAT. A Provisional LBSW, Provisional LMSW, Provisional LISW, Temporary LPCC, Temporary LMHC, Temporary LMFT, or Temporary LPAT will also meet minimum qualifications. Failure to obtain full licensure or loss of licensure will disqualify the person from meeting the minimum requirements. For positions providing clinical supervision, a Master’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work and two (2) years of experience and full licensure as an LISW, LPCC or LMFT is required. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.
No substitutions. Must possess required licensure, certification or registration and required number of years of experience
This position is designated as safety sensitive. Employment is subject to pre-employment and random testing, in accordance with all terms and conditions of federal and state law, rules and regulations in relation to alcohol and/or drug testing. Pre-employment background investigation is required and is conditional pending results. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.
All applicants for this position must be licensed in accordance with the Professional Psychologist Act, Sections 61-9-1 through 61-9-19 NMSA 1978, and 16.22.1 through 16.22.29 NMAC OR the Social Work Practice Act, Sections 61-31-1 through 61-31-25 NMSA 1978, and 16.63.1 through 16.63.20 NMAC OR Counseling and Therapy Practice Act, Sections 61-9A-1 through 61-9A-30 NMSA 1978.
Work is performed in an adult prison environment, which includes daily contact with inmates. Willingness to work in a correctional facility, may be required to work odd hours, overtime, holidays, and weekends.
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Agency Contact Information: Wendy Price (505) 383-2857, or email Wendy.Price@state.nm.usEmail
For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.
Bargaining Unit Position
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.
- Salary Offers $38,101 - $66,296 a year
- Total Years Experience 0-5
- Remote Work No remote work
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