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Corizon Health Licensed Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor in Paterson, New Jersey

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 Licensed Mental Health Counselor with Corizon Health:

  • Provide direct clinical services to the inmates of the Substance Abuse Treatment program as a "Primary Counselor."

  • As the "Primary Counselor," you will be responsible for completing initial assessments, group and individual counseling and discharge summaries in a timely manner.

  • Conduct psycho-educational modules for all program participants.

  • Evaluate inmates referred for substance abuse treatment services to determine the appropriate level of treatment and if applicable the necessary agency to provide required services.

  • Document inmate evaluation or program participation in accordance with program procedures.

  • Rotating on-call weekend coverage.

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

  • State certification as a substance abuse counselor.

  • Experience providing services within a correctional setting is preferred.

  • Dual licenses as a CADC or LCADC and LPC, PLPC, LCSW, or LSW.

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.

ID 2021-9321

Job Locations US-NJ-Paterson

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 92027