Substance Abuse Counselor in Henning, TN at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Substance Abuse Counselor to join our healthcare team at the West Tennessee Correctional Center located in Henning, TN.

Hours: 8am-4pm

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Substance Abuse Counselor

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Enrollment in the Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor internship program required.
  • Experience in providing services within a correctional setting preferred.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Substance Abuse Counselor

  • Works under the direction/supervision of independently licensed behavioral health staff and are responsible for providing clinical services in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Substance Abuse Program.
  • Provides direct clinical services to the patients of the Substance Abuse Treatment program as a primary counselor.
  • As the primary counselor, completes initial assessments, group and individual counseling, and discharge summaries for patients.
  • Conducts psycho-educational modules for program participants
  • Evaluates patients referred for substance abuse treatment services to determine the appropriate level of treatment and agency to provide required services.

Benefits offered to a Corizon Health Substance Abuse Counselor

  • 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 Carolyn Coney-Johnson at 615-660-6814 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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