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Corizon Health Director of Behavioral Health in Brentwood, Tennessee

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 expertise.


This 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.

Below is a list of your responsibilities as an Director of Behavioral Health for Community Corrections with Corizon Health:

  • 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 regional psychiatric 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.

Corizon Benefits

  • 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

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.

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.

ID 2021-9383

Job Locations US-TN-Brentwood

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 99605