About Corizon Health
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 expertise.
Below is a list of your responsibilities as an Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Corizon Health at Polk County Central County Jail located in Bartow, Florida:
Provides direct clinical, mental health treatment and consultation services in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations of state-specific statutes, policies and regulations of the facility and in accordance with the ethics and standards of the National Association of Social Workers
Ensures multidisciplinary treatment planning that guides services provided
Provides crisis intervention as required and implements Corizon's Suicide Prevention Program
Acts as a liaison between corrections and the local community mental health agencies.
Interrelates and works effectively with other mental health services staff, facility administration and staff, healthcare staff, and outside support agencies as designated by the facility
Maintains confidentiality of patient information in accordance and within the limits of the standards of the American Psychological Association, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, the American Correctional Association, and the American Psychiatric Association
Utilizes the SOAP charting format to document the document mental health services provided to the patient
Complies with all rules, directives, policies, procedures and protocols of Corizon
Other duties as assigned
Experience & Requirements
Master's degree in social work from an accredited program
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Current certification in CPR or ACLS
Professional experience, which indicates knowledge of mental health counseling, group and individual psychotherapy, treatment of major mental disorders and mental health assessment techniques, preferably in a correctional setting
Required to exert up to 20 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally.
Occasionally walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.
Must be able to perform repetitive tasks using arms, hands, and wrists.
Long periods sitting, typing and reading from a computer screen may be required.
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.
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