Corizon Health Psychologist in Pikeville, Tennessee
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. If you are interested in helping us continue our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise, we encourage you to connect with us today.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Psychologist with Corizon Health at Bledsoe County Correctional Complex located in Pikeville, Tennessee.
Responsible for providing direct clinical services, consultative services and supervisory services in accordance with the policies and procedures of Corizon, the policies and regulations of the institution and Department of Correction, 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.
Provide routine behavioral health services such as intake assessments, individual and group intervention, treatment planning, and discharge planning. Provide 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. Document 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 Correction.
Aid Psychiatrist and nursing staff in monitoring patients receiving psychotropic medications. Provide 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.
Participate in staff meetings and in-service training programs as offered by behavioral health departments, Corizon, and the Department of Correction. Provide clinical supervision to behavioral health staff as assigned.
Responsible for informing Lead Psychologist or Regional Mental Health Director of personal need for additional clinical supervision or overall problems in delivery of clinical services. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of inmate information in accordance with Department of Correction policy.
Work effectively with other behavioral health staff, Corizon administrative and medical personnel, Department of Correction staff, inmates and outside support agencies.
Comply with employee standards of Corizon and applicable employee standards of the Department of Correction. Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working environment and personal appearance consistent with professional responsibilities, development of harmonious working relationships and timely notification of supervisory personnel of absences from institution.
Perform other services relating to the behavioral health department as assigned.
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
Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field is required.
Holds a current license as a Psychologist in the State of employment.
Current HSPP endorsement or eligibility to deliver clinical mental health services under supervision until license and HSPP endorsement is gained is required.
Must have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
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-TN-Pikeville
Category Behavioral/Mental Health
Position Type Regular Full-time
Shift / Schedule Weekday Day
Location ID 06508