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Mental Health Professional

Location: Chaparral, NM
Job ID: 50801
Facility: Medical

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Pay: $50,000– $65,000 
Shift: Full time - Monday - Friday
26 McGregor Range Rd, Chaparral, NM 88081

Our staff also enjoy these benefits:
  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug and life insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Paid time off and paid holiday
  • Employee assistance program

MTC is proud to operate the Otero County Processing Center in Chaparral, NM where we care for up to 1,089 adults. Otero County Processing Center is accredited by the American Correctional Association—achieving compliance for both mandatory and non-mandatory standards. MTC and the Otero County Processing Center are hiring a full time Mental Health Professional to plan, develop, coordinate, and implement professional mental health service programs of a non-medical nature in the facility.

In this role you will make a difference by: 
  • Developing and implementing treatment and therapeutic programs for assigned inmates.
  • Providing direct casework services and individual and group counseling to inmates
  • Conducting diagnosis and evaluation tests for inmates to determine needs, establish goals and develop plans; make referrals to contract professionals for assessment and treatment of inmates.
  • Assuming independent clinical responsibility for all inmates 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.

Education and Experience Requirements: 
Master’s degree in counseling or associated field and a license or certification as required by the state of New Mexico.  Two (2) years of related experience preferred.  Computer skills desired and evaluative and counseling skills are essential.  Must hold current CPR certification.  Valid driver’s license in the state of New Mexico with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2600.

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