Behavioral Health Specialist
Company: Corizon Health
Posted on: October 8, 2021
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
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Behavioral
Health Specialist with Corizon Health at Brevard County
Jail located in Cocoa, Florida:
- Assists as
needed in discharge planning and referral process to appropriate
resources when inmates are close to discharge.
responds to and assess inmates in need of crisis intervention.
Completes mental health crisis assessments in various inmate
- Consults with
the multidisciplinary team on all crisis intervention cases for
possible transfers to alternate levels of care.
- Provides group
counseling as clinically appropriate, and agreed upon by the
completes and maintains all of the treatment plans, including group
therapy portions of treatment plans. Attends weekly staff meetings
and follows all team/unit protocol.
bio-psychosocial assessments and other mental health reports and
summaries as required.
documentation in accordance with department policies, procedures
and Health Services Bulletins.
- Completes a
daily operations log.
in mandatory training activities as well as orientation of new
- Adheres to
universal precautions and other appropriate infection control
- Adheres to
regulations of medical chart “sign outs” and returns all charts to
Medical Records daily or via site specific Medical Records
- Other duties
Corizon Benefits (only applicable for full-time
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Generous PTO plan
401k with matching funds
Employee Discount and Rewards Program
Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Master's Degree
preferred (licensed as an LMHC/LCSW or licensed eligible-registered
LMHC intern acceptable) or:
experience in a correctional setting preferred
- Must pass
- Annual PPD and
- Required to
exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or
otherwise move objects including the human body.
- Required to
kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking
throughout site; to
include walking up and down
flights of stairs.
Must have and maintain
sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during
stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered
on the job.
Occasional running when
responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.
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
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