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Corrections Mental Health Clinician | Full or Part Time Hours Available

Canon City, CO 81212

Posted: 05/25/2023 Job Types: Full-time Contract Category: Mental Health Job Number: 751565 Pay Rate: $33-39/hr - DOE Position / Certification: LPC, LSW, LPCC Specialty: Mental Health State / Search: Colorado

Job Description

Come join this dedicated team of Clinical Professionals partnered with the Colorado Department of Corrections!

This role offers mental health care to a specific group of secure residents in a correctional setting who have mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental challenges, and a high risk for suicide and self-injury. Create mental health treatment plans that will be the foundation of your care. Assist with both individual and group treatment, routine mental health evaluations, and interviews. Update degrees of psychiatric need and diagnosis. Contracts are available throughout the State of Colorado - Apply now! 

**If you are interested in working in a secure environment, please contact or call 719-632-8325**

Why contract with WSi?

  • Elevated Pay Rate
  • No Night, Weekend, or Holiday shifts
  • Weekly Pay
  • $250 Referral Bonus for you and $250 for the person you refer (upon working 40 hours)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Benefit Options
  • WSi covers liability insurance cost
  • Pay is based upon hours worked not the number of clients seen

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master's or Doctorate Degree from an accredited institution in behavioral health science or a closely related field will substitute for the Bachelor's Degree and/or required experience on a year-for-year basis.  You must attach a copy of your transcripts that contain your name, the name of the college, the type of degree received, and the date degree was awarded. 
  • Experience providing addiction treatment will substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.  

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities the best candidate would possess:

  • Desire to work with an under-served, diverse, severe, and persistent mental illness adult population
  • Provides clinical direction to non-clinical staff in behavioral health care and treatment of inmates.


Job Requirements


  • Must be able to pass a full background check, drug screen, TRAILS, CAPS, and fingerprinting.
  • Able to have a pre-employment physical
  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Must be able to handle, use, or be able to have exposure to hazardous material.   
  • Must have COVID-19 vaccination proof as of 30 days of hire.

Additional Information

About WSi Healthcare Personnel

We were recently awarded by ClearlyRated for ‘Best in Staffing for Clients’ in 2021 and ‘Best in Staffing for Talent’ in 2023. WSi has been committed to providing complete job placement services in healthcare to the western region since 1988 while providing the best for both our candidates and clients. Due to the outstanding placement services, pay rates, and opportunities, healthcare professionals trust their careers to WSi. Contact WSi Healthcare Personnel today for more information on how you can join our esteemed team of healthcare professionals.

Referral Bonus Program

Even if you are not currently needing assistance, if you know of other qualified healthcare workers seeking employment opportunities please pass on my contact information. Once they become active and have worked at least 40 hours on our payroll, we will send you a $250 referral bonus.  There is no limit to the number of people you can refer.

WSi Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also a Drug-Free Workplace and will require all candidates to submit to a pre-employment screening test prior to employment.  Should you need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process, please contact us for assistance.

Meet Your Recruiter

James Hegler

James Hegler works as a recruiter and has been in the recruiting industry for 6 years, specializing in Behavioral Health. His favorite part of working at WSi Healthcare Personnel is being able to give people new opportunities that truly help them to change their lives in an impactful manner. Contact James today to talk about several quality career opportunities!

WSi Healthcare Personnel staffs over 30 medical positions ranging from Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistants, Therapists, Pharmacists, Radiology and Nursing.

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