Mental Health Aide - FT in Phoenix, AZ at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Mental Health Aide to join our healthcare team at our Phoenix Correctional Center Complex located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One year experience in a mental health care environment.
  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide

  • Accompanies patients to and from examinations and treatments.
  • Administers prescribed medications, measures vital signs, perform routine nursing procedures, such as collecting laboratory specimens and records information in patients' charts.
  • Assists patients with daily grooming, dressing and bathing.
  • Observes patients to detect unusual behavior, and aids or restrains them to prevent injury to themselves or others.
  • Feeds patients or attempts to persuade them to eat, and notes and records reasons for rejection of food.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide

  • 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 Lupe Ramos at 1-800-729-0069 x 2504 |Lupe.Ramos@corizonhealth.com

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.