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Mental Health Professional

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Location: Chaparral, NM
Job ID: 48297
Facility: Otero County Prison (Medical)

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Backed by national accrediting organizations, MTC Medical staff are dedicated to providing quality medical and dental services to men and women at our correctional and detention facilities. We value the professional and caring employees we have on the MTC Medical team who are dedicated to improving people’s lives.

MTC is proud to operate the Otero County Prison Facility where our employees strive to improve the lives of those in our care through robust educational programming, clinical care, and other resources.

MTC and the OPFC are seeking a full-time LMFT, LCSW, LISW or Psychologist for our Mental Health Professional position. 

Employment type: Direct, full-time

Shift: Monday-Friday full-time; 8 or 10 hour days

Pay: $51,000 - $55,000 DOE

A few of your primary duties include:

  • Develop and implement treatment and therapeutic programs for identified detainees.
  • Assist in managing the detainee population including the application of crisis intervention techniques to include suicide prevention, recognizing abnormal behavior, and taking appropriate action to prevent or diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
  • Conduct assessment and evaluations to determine needs, establish goals and develop plans; make referrals to other professionals for other services.
  • Prepare progress reports; provide recommendations regarding discharge plans; make case presentations; and assist administrative and medical staff in development of statistical reports 

Education & Experience Requirements: Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, psychology or counseling or clinical social work required.  Current license in counseling specialty (LPC, LISW, LMFT, etc.). Two (2) years previous work experience preferred. Bilingual is preferred. 


Career Advancement through training and development. At MTC, you can have a good job that can grow into a career. Just ask our executive team, ALL of whom have come from one of our sites!

Financial Security through competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, 401k, and education tuition assistance.

Work/Life balance in the form paid time off, paid holidays, and flexible schedules and shifts where possible

Stability with strong leadership, financial performance and history of being active in all the communities in which we find ourselves

Robust benefits package Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day! Full and part time opportunities available for many positions. 


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