Behavioral Health Coordinator in Ellsworth, KS at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

Job Reference: 13296

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Behavioral Health Coordinator to join our healthcare team at Ellsworth Correctional Facility located in Ellsworth, KS.

Corizon Health is offering $10,000 in tuition reimbursement for continuing education and Five weeks of paid time off for new full time employees!

Now offering a $5,000 Sign On Bonus! Must apply by 1/31/19!

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Behavioral Health Coordinator

  • Master's Degree in a mental health related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Clinically Licensed (or clinical license eligible with application pending) to practice in the state where services are being delivered. Satisfactory background investigation report.
  • Counseling experience in a Correctional setting preferred, but not required.
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills. Able to effectively interact with institutional staff, medical staff, and outside agencies.


Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Behavioral Health Coordinator

  • Acts as point of contact for administrative staff for discussion of treatment programs and problem resolution as needed.
  • Coordinates development and revision of policies and procedures for the identification, assessment and provision of required clinical services for inmates.
  • Supervises the planning, development and implementation of treatment programs contracted to Corizon Health.
  • Provides clinical supervision to staff of Mental Health Services.
  • Monitors efforts of Mental Health Services to ensure clinical services are being provided in a timely, professional manner. Ensures treatment programs contracted are integrated and appropriately staffed.
  • Provides administrative support to psychiatric staff. Assists coordinators in recruitment and selection of clinical staff.
  • Coordinates facility mental health Quality Improvement Program.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Behavioral Health Coordinator

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding
Apply online or contact Jocelyn Lee at 615-660-6806 for more information.

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.

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