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Lead Psychologist

Correctional Care - Committed Careers - Corizon Health
Corizon Health has an opening for a Lead Psychologist to join our Behavioral Health team at our Florence Complex in Florence, AZ.
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Lead Psychologist
Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field is required.
Holds a current license as a Psychologist in the State of Arizona
Current HSPP endorsement or eligibility to deliver clinical mental health services under supervision until license and HSPP endorsement is gained is required. Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.
Demonstrated formal supervisory skills including knowledge of company processes, policies and procedures and basic human resource practices.
Expert verbal and written communication skills.
Job Description
Reports to a Regional Mental Health Director.
Responsible to provide direct clinical services, consultation services and formal supervisory services in accordance with policies and procedures of Corizon, policies and regulations of the Department of Correction, state statutes concerning the delivery and practice of clinical mental health services, and in accordance with ethics and standards of the staff member's discipline.
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Lead Psychologist
Leads the provision of direct clinical services, consultation services, and direct and comprehensive clinical and personnel management 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. Coordinates the activities of the sites behavioral health staff.
Leads and monitors the provision of routine behavioral health services such as intake assessments, individual and group intervention, treatment planning, and discharge planning. Leads and monitors the provision of 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. Documents 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.
Leads the provision of assistance to Psychiatrist and nursing staff in monitoring of patients receiving psychotropic medications. Establishes, monitors and maintains the 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.
Participates in and may lead staff meetings and in-service training programs as offered by behavioral health departments, Corizon, and the Department of Correction. Provides clinical supervision to behavioral health staff as assigned. Provides direct and comprehensive personnel management supervision to behavioral health staff.
Responsible to inform Regional Mental Health Director of personal need for additional clinical supervision or overall problems in delivery of clinical services. Responsible to maintain confidentiality of inmate information in accordance with Department of Correction policy.
Responsible to interrelate and work effectively with other behavioral health staff, Corizon administrative and medical personnel, Department of Correction staff, inmates and outside support agencies.
Compliance 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.
Evaluates performance of behavioral health staff.
Other services relating to the functioning of the behavioral health department as assigned.
Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Compensation Manager
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Tuition Assistance
401(k) with company match
Free online Continuing Education program
Comprehensive Onboarding
Apply online at Corizonjobs.com or Send Resume to Michael.Shabal@CorizonHealth.com
Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.
This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.
Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity 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.
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Job Number:13720Corizon Health.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Psychologist

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