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Corizon Health Director of Behavioral Health for Community Corrections in Brentwood, Tennessee

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States. We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry. Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.


The Director of Behavioral Health Community Corrections position provides program leadership and development for evidence-based behavioral health services across an expansive national network of jails, which includes in-jail services as well as the development of robust reentry programming to foster the wellness and safety of individuals transitioning from incarceration to the community. This remote, telecommuting position reports to the Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health and requires the ability to travel.

  • Provides clinical and administrative support and consultation to site staff, regional administrators and other Healthcare Support Team members

  • Interdisciplinary consultation, including close collaboration with operations management and regionaalpsychiatric directors

  • Develops and lead high priority projects related to the behavioral health service

  • Participates in and leads various interdisciplinary and behavioral health-specific committees

  • Develops and revises behavioral health policy and procedures

  • Develops and delivers trainings and presentations

  • Supports staff in preparation of audits and reviews

  • Participates in business development efforts

  • Other duties as assigned

Experience & Requirements

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or related field from an accredited college or university with an active license to practice. Doctoral degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience administering a behavioral health program, with correctional experience preferred. Less than 8 years’ of administrative experience may be acceptable if leadership was in correctional healthcare.

  • Ability to travel frequently, principally to correctional facilities.

Work Environment:

This is a remote, telecommuting position with regular travel, including to correctional institutions. Within correctional institutions, correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties. Adheres to site/contract specific on-call requirements.

Corizon offers you the following:

• Paid Time Off

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

• Tuition Assistance

• 401(k) with Company Match

• Comprehensive On-boarding

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This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

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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

Job Locations US-TN-Brentwood

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day