About Corizon Health
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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 Psychologist with Corizon Health at Potosi Correctional Center located in Mineral Point, Missouri:
Responsible to provide direct clinical services, consultation services and supervisory services in accordance with the policies and procedures of Corizon Health, state statutes concerning the delivery and practice of clinical mental health services, and in accordance with the ethics and standards of the staff member's discipline.
Provision of routine behavioral health services such as intake assessments, individual and group intervention, treatment planning, and discharge planning.
Provision of crisis intervention services when requested by institutional staff, medical staff, or by inmate self-referral. (Crisis intervention can include consultation with institutional staff regarding management concerns, appropriate housing, referral and/or follow up. Crisis intervention activities may require on-call services.)
Assist in effecting movement to appropriate setting when patient's mental status indicates he / she is a danger to self or others.
Documents all clinical encounters and significant behavioral health information in the Electronic Medical Record in accordance with the policies and procedures of Corizon and the policies and regulations of the Department of Corrections or applicable client partner.
Provision of assistance to the sites Psychiatrist and nursing staff in monitoring of patients receiving psychotropic medications.
Provision of training in human behavior and/or mental health issues to institutional staff in accordance with institutional training programs as requested and as clinical service allows.
Participation in staff meetings and in-service training programs as offered by behavioral health departments, Corizon, and the Department of Corrections or applicable client partner.
Provides clinical supervision to behavioral health staff as assigned.
Responsible to inform Lead Psychologist or Regional Mental Health Director of personal need for additional clinical supervision or overall problems in delivery of clinical services.
Responsible to maintain confidentiality of inmate information in accordance with Department of Correction policy.
Responsible to interrelate and work effectively with other behavioral health staff, Corizon administrative and medical personnel, Department of Correction staff, inmates and outside support agencies.
Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)
Corizon Health offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, a generous PTO plan, 401k with matching funds, tuition assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and more!
Experience & Requirements
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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Job Locations US-MO-Mineral Point
Category Behavioral/Mental Health
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Weekday Day
Location ID 00902