Behavioral Health Administrator in Nashville, TN at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 7/29/2018

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Job Description

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Behavioral Health Administrator to join our team healthcare team at the Riverbend Correctional Facility in Nashville, TN.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Behavioral Health Administrator

  • Masters' Degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Health administration or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and administrate mental health services. Correctional experience preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years healthcare management experience; corrections setting preferred.
  • Experience in personnel selection, training, scheduling, progressive discipline and termination.
  • Excellent knowledge in the development and management of correctional health care delivery systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively with the client, patients, staff, and management team.
  • Ability to problem-solve quickly and effectively. Possess the capacity to work in a high stress, high paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Computer experience in word processing and spreadsheets.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Behavioral Health Administrator

  • Assumes administrative responsibilities of the Mental Health Unit.
  • Oversee Quality Mental Healthcare 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 mental health staff, in coordination with HR.
  • Supervises all Mental Health staff of the unit. Oversees and directly participates in the interviews, hiring, and recruiting of mental 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 mental 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.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Behavioral Health Administrator

  • Paid Time Off*
  • Extended Sick Leave bank*

*Additional state laws may be applicable

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

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.