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Corizon Health Behavioral Health Activity Therapist in Topeka, Kansas

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At Corizon Health, we share a common bond to deliver extraordinary care and client service. We take pride in achieving excellence and honoring our responsibility to deliver safe, effective and efficient healthcare services that better our communities. Join our team and experience a work culture that encourages professional growth, development and well-being. Find out why, as healthcare experts, we could work anywhere, but we choose to work at Corizon Health and make a difference together.

Do you have a genuine desire to help and improve the quality of life for others and humanity? There is a great need to care for the correctional population. If you are patient-focused, then correctional healthcare is for you!


As a Behavioral Health Activity Therapist at the Kansas Juvenile Corrections Complex, you will:

  • Develop specifically planned goals and objective in order to implement the therapeutic recreation segment of individual patient program plans.

  • Assessment of functioning levels, Strengths and needs, consequently formulating methods and goals for responding to the assessed needs of the patients.

  • Plans and conducts a program of therapeutic recreation activities directed toward assisting the patient to achieve goals designed to meet patient's needs.

  • Documents all activities pertaining to therapies conducted and records progress notes in each inmate/patient's mental health record on a regular basis.

Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field, with at least 2 years of experience or Master's degree in Psychology or related field, with at least 1 year of experience.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Benefits include excellent clinical foundation for early career professionals, Opportunities for growth and advancement; 5 weeks Paid Time Off; Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; $10,000 in Tuition Assistance for continuing education; 401(k) with company match; Free on-line Continuing Education program; Comprehensive On-boarding; Mentor and Preceptor Programs.

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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 2019-5585

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Variable

Location ID 04562