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Job Title:

Forensic Specialist II – Corrections Program

Job Post ID:

16688

Posted Until:

03/27/2017

Salary:

$21.40 - $35.07/hr.

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Healthcare/Medical

Job Description:

Works under the supervision of the Manager or Regulatory Compliance and Correctional Mental Health Program at the Will County Adult Detention Facility (ADF). Works exclusively in the ADF providing individual and group treatment services to detainees including those presenting with persistent mental illness, serious emotional disturbances, and co-occurring substance use disorders. Collaborates with medical and security staff daily. Duties include: providing screening to all detainees within 72 hours of admission for potential vulnerabilities and aggressive tendencies (PREA – Prison Rape Elimination Act), mental disorders, substance use disorders, and suicide risks; suicide watch and close observation screening; crises intervention; individual therapy; group therapy; mental health assessments; treatment planning; screening for psychiatric care; follow-up for PREA referrals’ linkage to WCHD upon detainee discharge; other mental health referrals. Participate as a member of the Will County Mental Health Court, participate in team staffing meetings, provide clinical consultation, and testify (if called upon) at court proceeding for detainees. Committed to a philosophy and practice of consumer empowerment and recovery. Flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. Applicants must have extensive working knowledge of Illinois statutes pertaining to Specialty Courts.

Job Requirements:

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Psychology or Social
Work. Some positions, depending on the program(s) they work in, may be subject to a required background check to access the Adult Detention Facility.

Benefits:

Summary of Employee Benefits
• Mandatory Retirement Fund (IMRF)
Includes Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance features
• 13 Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation Leave based on years of service
• Paid Sick time
• Paid Personal Business Days
• Paid Bereavement Leave
• Group Insurance (PPO or HMO option)
• Major medical (hospitalization, physician care, vision, prescription drugs & short-term disability)
• Dental
• Life
• Workers Compensation Insurance
• Liability Insurance
• Unemployment Compensation Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
• Flexible Spending Account
• No smoking campus
• Uniform allowance for specific positions
• Optional Deferred Compensation Plans
• Optional Credit Union Membership
*Some benefits prorated for part-time employees

Application Instructions:

Stacey Whitehead, M.B.A
Program Coordinator – Human Resources
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
ALL APPLICANTS PLEASE ALSO FAX A COPY OF YOUR RESUME TO:
FAX (815) 727-8526
ONLINE APPLICATION @www.willcountyhealth.org

http://www.willcountyhealth.org

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