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Corizon HealthEvensville, TN
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Company Description

Corizon Health is a pioneer and leading provider of correctional healthcare services across the United States with over 40 years of experience in the industry. The company has more than 11,000 employees in over 400 correctional facilities (jails and prisons). Corizon Health employs healthcare and support professionals, including nurses, physicians, dentists and behavioral healthcare providers. Because of the high rates of mental illness and the previously unmet medical needs of the inmate population, medical and behavioral health providers work together closely in an integrated healthcare delivery system. In addition to competitive compensation packages, the company provides you resources, training and advancement opportunities. Corizon Health also offers you a highly supportive and collaborative work environment and the opportunity for work-life balance.

Job Description

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 an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor with Corizon Health at Bledsoe County Correctional Facility located in Pikeville, TN: 

  • Provides direct clinical services to the patients of the Substance Abuse Treatment program as a primary counselor.
  • As primary counselor, completes in a timely manner:
    • Initial Assessment
    • Group and individual counseling
    • Discharge summaries
  • Conducts psycho-educational modules for program participants
  • Evaluates patients referred for substance abuse treatment services to determine the appropriate level of treatment and agency to provide required services.
  • Documents patient evaluation or program participation in accordance with program procedures.

 

Corizon Benefits 

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 working in substance abuse required.
  • Experience in providing services within a correctional setting preferred.

 

If you feel you’re a great match for this role we encourage you to apply today. If you’re not sure if you’re a perfect match, we still encourage you to apply, we love to meet new people.

 

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.

Corizon Health. Keywords: Addiction Counselor, Location: Evensville, TN - 37332
Estimated annual salary
$37,693
average
Minimum
$32,141
Maximum
$44,328

TASKS

  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, or other required information.
  • Counsel clients or patients, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, or making changes.
  • Interview clients, review records, and confer with other professionals to evaluate individuals' mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program.
  • Develop client treatment plans based on research, clinical experience, and client histories.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Health InsuranceVacation & Paid Time Off
401K Plan
Tuition Assistance

Corizon Health

Type

Company - Private

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Health Services

Founded

1979

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