Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health
We have an exceptional opportunity for a Mental Health Aide to join our healthcare team at Tucson Correctional Center located in Tucson, Arizona.
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide
High school graduate or equivalent
One year experience in a mental health care environment.
Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide
Accompanies patients to and from examinations and treatments.
May measure vital signs
Observes patients to detect unusual behavior, to prevent injury to themselves or others.
Attempts to persuade patient to eat, and records reasons for rejection of food.
Maintain scheduling database
Schedule Psychiatry and mental health appointments
Conduct weekly Psych education and life skill groups
Conduct weekly health and welfare checks
Perform documentation in EMR
Crisis intervention and non-clinical assessments.
Set-up operate, and supervise Tele-Psychiatry appointments.
Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
401(k) with company match
Free online Continuing Education program
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.
Location/Region: Tucson, AZ