Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States.
We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry.
Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career.
We have an exceptional opportunity for a full-time (M-F), Mental Health Clerk to join our healthcare team at Chillicothe Correctional Center located in Chillicothe, MO.
Working with our Mental Health team you will:
- Logs requests for offsite and diagnostic studies.
Maintains mental health clinic logs and ensures that appointments are scheduled according to DOC protocols.
- Assists nursing and other staff in issuing and tracking minor medical equipment (e.g. heating pads).
- Collects data from ER logs, segregation logs, etc. for monthly QI reporting.
Coordinates scheduling of on-site specialty appointments (e.g. X-ray, physical therapy, medical-surgical subspecialties).
- Answers telephone, takes messages and makes telephone calls as needed. Types correspondence, reports or memorandums, as needed. Orders, receives and maintains office supplies.
- Maintains roster or appointment book based on scheduled appointments, both offsite and onsite, as needed.
- Updates medical diet lists, as needed.
Other related duties as requested by Supervisors or Health Services Administrator
- High school graduate or equivalent
- One year experience in a mental health care environment preferred but not required
- Strong typing and computer skills are required, as well as understanding of Excel.
- Organizational skills are a must.
- Problem solving skills are appreciated.
- Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.Effective communication skills are desired.
Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.
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
Location/Region: Chillicothe, MO, US