Physician Affiliate Group of New York, PC
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With approximately 55,000 admissions per year and an average daily population of 10,000, the NYC jail system is one of the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the justice-involved population and, with PAGNY’s active support, aspires to the highest standards of care with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Clinical Director of Mental Health or designee, will during the day shift, Wednesday - Sunday, provide quality mental health care,conduct rounds, and evaluate patients on suicide watch as needed across the jail facilities.This position will not involve a steady facility assignment, but will instead involve assignments as designated by the supervisor based on clinical and staffing need. On weekends, rounding on patients in designated mental observation houses and counseling patients on suicide watch will be an expectation of the position. Other responsibilities include:
THIS POSITION IS 8 A.M. TO 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, WILL WORK EVERY WEEKEND.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
License: New York State License in Social Work, License in Mental Health Counseling, or licensure in Psychology.
Preference given to those applicants with experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy(DBT).