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Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Chattanooga, TN at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 2/17/2017

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Job Description

Correctional Care * Committed Careers * Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Licensed Mental Health Counselor to join our healthcare team at the Bledsoe Correctional Complex, located in Pikeville, TN.

The LCSW/LPE will have experience in providing social work services at an inpatient mental health facility.

Qualifications of a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

  • License in Tennessee as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Psychological Examiner (LPE/SPE), or Professional Counselor (LPC) is required.
  • At least 2 years previous experience in providing social work services in an inpatient psychiatric facility.
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills. Able to effectively interact with institutional staff, medical staff, and outside agencies.

Responsibilities of a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

  • Provision of full range social work services to assigned patients to include psycho-social assessment, group, family, and individual therapy, discharge planning and all services to be documented in patient's medical record.
  • Participation in treatment team activities on assigned unit to include development and periodic review of patient treatment record.
  • Provision of crisis intervention services upon staff or patient self referral
  • Coordination of aftercare planning for patients appropriate for discharge from the facility.
  • Participation in unit morning report
  • Preparation of reports and records as requested.


Benefits offered to a Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health Counselor

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding



As the correctional healthcare pioneer and leader for 35+ years, Corizon Health provides client partners with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will improve the health and safety of our patients reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work.

Apply online or contact Kelly Herberholt at 800.325.4809 ext. 9536 for more information.

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

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.