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Corizon Health Social Rehabilitation Unit (SRU) Coordinator in Farmington, Missouri

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.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Social Rehabilitation Unit (SRU) Coordinator with Corizon Health:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

  • Plan, supervise, coordinate and manage the clinical services provided by mental health staff working at the SRU as designated by the Director of Mental Health.

  • Assign 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 manner.

  • 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 services.

  • Work 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 services.

  • Interrelate 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 NCCHC.

  • 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, professional manner.

  • 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.

  • Provide in-service opportunities to staff in the development/refinement of standard operations procedures.

  • Actively involved in staff selection and recruitment.

  • On-site coordination of psychiatric services by provision of administrative support and patient monitoring as related to offenders assigned to the SRU.

  • 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.

  • Compliance 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 institution.

  • Assure 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 experience.

  • Provide insight, ideas, thoughts, numeric data and technical information.

  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Mental Health Director.

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

  • Licensure as a social worker, or professional counselor in the State of Missouri by the respective Committee for Professional Regulation.

  • 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.

  • Experience 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 Veterans.

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ID 2021-10361

Job Locations US-MO-Farmington

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 00900