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Corizon Health Behavioral Health Counselor in Las Cruces, New Mexico

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.


Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Counselor with Corizon Health:

  • Maintains a caseload of patients from both the inpatient and outpatient population.

  • Provides therapeutic interventions including supportive counseling on an individual and group basis as appropriate.

  • Assists in planning and implementing the goals and objectives of programs and projects. May direct special projects as requested.

  • Provides the necessary preparation of documentation, necessary records and reports.

  • Participates in and conducts in-service programs, as well as assists in the orientation of new staff.

  • Attends staff meetings.

  • Responsible for the obtaining of information for comprehensive psychosocial history.

  • Performs other related duties at the request of the Clinical Director.

  • Provide psycho-educational training.

  • Provide life-skills training.

  • Coordinate discharges from Mental Health Unit.

  • Maintain required documentation.

  • Crisis intervention.

  • Consult with psychiatric, psychology and/or medical staff and security concerning coordinated patient care.

Corizon Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • Graduation from a master’s level program in social work or related field, accredited by the counsel for social work.

  • Minimum of two years employment in a social work capacity in a public or private agency or equivalent.

  • Professional license/certification to perform job duties as required by the state.

  • Must receive a satisfactory background investigation report.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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ID 2021-11689

Job Locations US-NM-Las Cruces

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Day

Location ID 90899