Part Time Forensic Intake Specialist

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Job Title: Forensic Intake Specialist

Summary: Forensic Intake Specialist will be responsible for the screening of offenders incarcerated at the Brazoria County Detention Center in Angleton. This will include offenders that are on a wait list as well as offenders that become violent, suicidal and homicidal. Other responsibilities will include the completion of the required screening form and the Justice of the Peace notification form.

Supervision: Receives supervision from the Forensic Program Manager

Education: Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Sciences

Abilities: 

  • General knowledge of mental health disorders
  • Self-motivated with good time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish a cooperative relationship with security/medical staff
  • PC skills
  • Must be able to type at least 30 WPM with 80% accuracy 

Status: Non-exempt under Fair Labor Standards Act

Working Conditions: Brazoria County Detention Center, 4 hours per assigned nights or 8 hours on Saturday and Sunday

Job Duties & Performance Standards

Screening Offenders

  • A Mental Health Screening will be completed on offenders that have been identified as having mental health symptoms

Forms Completion

  • A Justice of the Peace Referral will be completed on all offenders identified as having possible mental health issues 

Scheduling

  • Inmates identified as having mental health issues will be scheduled with the psychiatrist

Training

  • On-site training will be conducted by the Program Manager. All Gulf Coast Center mandatory trainings will be kept up to date.

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