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Corizon Health Behavioral Health Administrator in Tiptonville, Tennessee

About Corizon Health

Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.

We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.

Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.



  1. Assumes administrative responsibilities of the Mental Health Unit.

  2. Oversee quality mental healthcare services.

  3. Ensure high productivity and quality; ensure fiscal management and operate within predetermined standards or targets.

  4. Manages and directly participates in all disciplinary actions and grievance hearings with mental health staff, in coordination with HR.

  5. Supervises all mental health staff of the unit.

  6. Oversees and directly participates in the interviews, hiring, and recruiting of mental health staff. Ensure proper orientation of staff. Ensure high retention of staff.

  7. Manage and ensure exceptional results as to performance indicators.

  8. Reviews the vacancy control report. Prepares all statistical reports.

  9. Represents the department in all outside meetings.

  10. Responds to on-call coverage as scheduled and as necessary.

  11. Oversees the department’s participation in the various audits by regulatory and oversight agencies.

  12. Oversees the department’s compliance with the performance indicators, staffing and reporting requirements.

  13. Develops and maintains educational programs for the mental health staff.

  14. Establish and maintain the mental health database to facilitate the tracking of patients and the generation of necessary reports and statistics.

  15. Attends weekly unit chief meetings, monthly psychiatric meetings as well as meeting with other departments.

Experience & Requirements

  1. Master’s Degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Health administration or related disciplines.

  2. Minimum three (3) years healthcare management experience; corrections setting preferred.

  3. Computer experience in word processing and spreadsheets.

4. Management Experience**


Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, Paid time off, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Tuition assistance, 401(K) with company match, free online Continuing Education program, and Comprehensive onboarding.

Background check, security clearance, and drug screening required.

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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 2019-6265

Job Locations US-TN-Tiptonville

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Weekday Day

Location ID 06506