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Corizon Health Behavioral Health Administrator in Henning, Tennessee

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Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Administrator with Corizon Health at Women's Therapeutic Residential Center located in Henning, Tennessee:


  • Assumes administrative responsibilities of the Behavioral Health Unit.

  • Oversee quality behavioral health care services.

  • Ensure high productivity and quality; ensure fiscal management and operate within predetermined standards or targets.

  • Manages and directly participates in all disciplinary actions and grievance hearings with behavioral health staff, in coordination with HR.

  • Supervises all behavioral health staff of the unit.

  • Oversees and directly participates in the interviews, hiring, and recruiting of behavioral health staff. Ensure proper orientation of staff. Ensure high retention of staff.

  • Manage and ensure exceptional results as to performance indicators.

  • Reviews the vacancy control report. Prepares all statistical reports.

  • Represents the department in all outside meetings.

  • Responds to on-call coverage as scheduled and as necessary.

  • Oversees the department’s participation in the various audits by regulatory and oversight agencies.

  • Oversees the department’s compliance with the performance indicators, staffing and reporting requirements.

  • Develops and maintains educational programs for the mental health staff.

  • Establish and maintain the behavioral health database to facilitate the tracking of patients and the generation of necessary reports and statistics.

  • Attends weekly unit chief meetings, monthly psychiatric meetings as well as meeting with other departments.

Experience & Requirements

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Health administration or related disciplines.

  • Minimum three (3) years healthcare management experience; corrections setting preferred.

  • Computer experience in word processing and spreadsheets.

  • Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.

  • Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.

  • Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.

  • Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.

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 2020-7656

Job Locations US-TN-Henning

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 06512