Company: Corizon Health, Inc.
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: June 6, 2021
About Corizon Health
Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It's a calling.
By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the
opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being,
and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a
pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health
professional, you have access to the resources and support to
enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career
potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an
underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon
Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Psychologist with
Corizon Health at Jefferson City Correctional Facility located in
Jefferson City, Missouri:
- Responsible for providing direct clinical services,
consultative services and supervisory services in accordance with
the policies and procedures of Corizon, the policies and
regulations of the institution and Department of Correction, state
statutes concerning the delivery and practice of clinical mental
health services, and in accordance with the ethics and standards of
the staff member's discipline.
- Provide routine behavioral health services such as intake
assessments, individual and group intervention, treatment planning,
and discharge planning. Provide crisis intervention services when
requested by institutional staff, medical staff, or by inmate
self-referral. Crisis intervention can include consultation with
institutional staff regarding management concerns, appropriate
housing, referral and/or follow up. Crisis intervention activities
may require on-call services.
- Assist in effecting movement to appropriate setting when
patient's mental status indicates he / she is a danger to self or
others. Document all clinical encounters and significant behavioral
health information in the Electronic Medical Record in accordance
with the policies and procedures of Corizon and the policies and
regulations of the Department of Correction.
- Aid Psychiatrist and nursing staff in monitoring patients
receiving psychotropic medications. Provide training in human
behavior and / or mental health issues to institutional staff in
accordance with institutional training programs as requested and as
clinical service allows.
- Participate in staff meetings and in-service training programs
as offered by behavioral health departments, Corizon, and the
Department of Correction. Provide clinical supervision to
behavioral health staff as assigned.
- Responsible for informing Lead Psychologist or Regional Mental
Health Director of personal need for additional clinical
supervision or overall problems in delivery of clinical services.
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of inmate information
in accordance with Department of Correction policy.
- Work effectively with other behavioral health staff, Corizon
administrative and medical personnel, Department of Correction
staff, inmates and outside support agencies.
- Comply with employee standards of Corizon and applicable
employee standards of the Department of Correction. Compliance
includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working
environment and personal appearance consistent with professional
responsibilities, development of harmonious working relationships
and timely notification of supervisory personnel of absences from
- Perform other services relating to the behavioral health
department as assigned.
Experience & Requirements
- Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field is
- Holds a current license as a Psychologist in the State of
- Current HSPP endorsement or eligibility to deliver clinical
mental health services under supervision until license and HSPP
endorsement is gained is required.
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are
required for this role.
Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment
opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all
positions without regard to race, gender, national origin,
religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran,
or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected
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