Secure Social Rehabilitation Unit (SSRU) Coordinator
Company: Corizon Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: September 11, 2021
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 Secure Social
Rehabilitation Unit (SRU) Coordinator with Corizon
Health at Jefferson City Correctional located in Jefferson City,
- Carries out
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s
policies and applicable laws.
supervise, coordinate and manage the clinical services provided by
mental health staff working at the SRU as designated by the
Director of Mental Health.
specific duties and clinical responsibilities to mental health
staff in accordance with the position descriptions, education and
professional experience and to notify the Director of Mental Health
Services of staff inability to perform such duties and
responsibilities in a competent, ethical and professional
- Provision of
routine mental health services such as individual and group
intervention, treatment planning, and discharge planning. Provision
of crisis intervention services when requested by institutional
staff, medical staff, or by offender 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
collaboratively with the Health Services Administrator and
Institutional Chief of Mental Health Services on issues pertaining
to the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)
survey and timekeeping.
- Provide direct
clinical services and consultation services in accordance with the
policies, procedures and regulations of the institution and the
Missouri Department of Corrections, and in accordance with the
standards of the NCCHC.
- Represent the
interests of mental health services with the institution’s
administrative staff under the direction of the Mental Health
Director to facilitate cooperation in the delivery of mental health
and work effectively with the Missouri Department of Corrections’
Staff, offenders and outside support agencies as delegated by the
Mental Health Director.
- Abide by
security regulations and maintain confidentiality of offender
information in accordance with Missouri law, the Missouri
Department of Corrections’ policy, and the standards of the
- Provide all
administrative reports and documentation as requried.
- Allocate staff
resources in the SRU to insure that institutional needs for
clinical and consultative services are met in a timely,
- Supervise and
monitor SRU staff to ensure compliance with the health care
policies, procedures and regulations of the institution and the
Missouri Department of Corrections; the responsibilities/duties of
their specific position descriptions, the employee policies and
procedures of Corizon Health and the employee guidelines of the
Missouri Department of Corrections.
- Maintain open
communication with institutional administrative security, medical.
mental health and support staff to facilitate operation of mental
health services in the SRU and institutional needs.
- Provide staff
counseling and performance evaluations including applicable
documentation in a timely, professional manner under the direction
of the Director of Mental Health Services.
in-service opportunities to staff in the development/refinement of
standard operations procedures.
involved in staff selection and recruitment.
coordination of psychiatric services by provision of administrative
support and patient monitoring as related to offenders assigned to
- Notify the
Mental Health Director and Health Services Administrator in a
timely manner of clinical or administrative concerns that may have
a significant impact on the SRU program.
with employee standards of the Corizon Health and applicable
employee standards of the Department of Corrections. 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
provision of clinical evaluations as required by the Missouri
Department of Corrections administrative staff or other appropriate
agencies. Evaluations are to be completed in a timely, professional
manner and include the administration and interpretation of
psychological assessment techniques with appropriate and within the
scope of staff members education and professional
insight, ideas, thoughts, numeric data and technical
for other duties as assigned by the Mental Health
Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Licensure as a
social worker, or professional counselor in the State of Missouri
by the respective Committee for Professional
- Coursework and
professional experience that indicates knowledge of
management/supervision techniques, mental health counseling, group
and individual psychotherapy, treatment of major mental disorders
and/or psychological evaluation techniques.
working with the Severely Mentally Ill is required.
- Two years
supervisory experience is preferred.
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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