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Licensed Mental Health Professional

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

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 expertise. 

Corizon’s behavioral health professionals are passionate about impacting this underserved population. Their work transforms the lives of those who are stigmatized by others, working therapeutically with the assistance of technology and integrated healthcare models. Our team of professionals give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to live healthier, more productive lives with appropriate treatment programs for a wide variety of behavioral health conditions. Corizon's behavioral health professionals are bringing the most effective community-based behavioral healthcare services into the nation’s prisons and jails, putting you at the forefront of developments in your field.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Professional with Corizon Health at (Facility Name) located in (City, State): 

  • Performs individual and group therapeutic interven­tions as appropriate.
  • Performs administrative consultives for specialized social services as determined by the specific needs of the Institution.
  • Perform specific psychiatric social service work on the Mental Health Unit of a Correctional Facility.
  • Assists in planning and implementing the goals and objectives of programs and projects. May direct special projects as requested.
  • Participates in and conducts in-service programs, as well as assists in the orientation of new staff.
  • Provides the necessary preparation of documentation, necessary records and reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 401k with matching funds
  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Graduation from a Master’s level program in mental health services.
  • Minimum of two years employment in a social work capacity in a public or private agency or equivalent.
  • Professional license/certification to perform job duties as required by the state.
  • Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report.
  • Employees must be able to perform the following:
    • Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.
    • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally.
    • Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising your health and well-being or that of your fellow employees or that of inmates.
    • Long periods sitting, typing and reading from a computer screen may be 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 Veterans.

Keywords: Corizon Health, Jefferson City , Licensed Mental Health Professional, Other , Jefferson City, Missouri

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