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Corizon Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Frostproof, Florida

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 an Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Corizon Health at Polk County Jail located in Frostproof, Florida:

  • Provides direct clinical, mental health treatment and consultation services in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations of state-specific statutes, policies and regulations of the facility and in accordance with the ethics and standards of the National Association of Social Workers

  • Ensures multidisciplinary treatment planning that guides services provided

  • Provides crisis intervention as required and implements Corizon’s Suicide Prevention Program

  • Acts as a liaison between corrections and the local community mental health agencies.

  • Interrelates and works effectively with other mental health services staff, facility administration and staff, healthcare staff, and outside support agencies as designated by the facility

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information in accordance and within the limits of the standards of the American Psychological Association, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, the American Correctional Association, and the American Psychiatric Association

  • Utilizes the SOAP charting format to document the document mental health services provided to the patient

  • Complies with all rules, directives, policies, procedures and protocols of Corizon

  • Other duties as assigned

Experience & Requirements

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited program

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • Current certification in CPR or ACLS

  • Professional experience, which indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, treatment of major mental disorders and mental health assessment techniques, preferably in a correctional setting

  • Required to exert up to 20 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

  • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally.

  • Occasionally walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.

  • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks using arms, hands, and wrists.

  • 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.

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ID 2021-9803

Job Locations US-FL-Frostproof

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type PRN

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 00830