Mental Health Director in Topeka, KS at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Mental Health Director to join our healthcare team at Topeka Correctional Facility located in Topeka, KS

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Mental Health Director

  • Doctorate in psychology or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Licensed (or license eligible with application pending) to practice psychology in the state where services are being delivered. Satisfactory background investigation report.

Job Summary of the Corizon Health Mental Health Director

The Corizon Health Mental Health Director is responsible for the development, implementation, clinical supervision and monitoring of a mental health delivery system meeting NCCHC/ACA standards. The

Mental Health Director works with Regional Manager, Site Administrator, Medical Director, and Psychiatrist to coordinate total contract services.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Mental Health Director

  • 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.
Apply on line or contact Dee Thandi - 800-893-2118 - dee.thandi@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.

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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