Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health
We have an exceptional opportunity for a Mental Health Aide to join our healthcare team at the Phoenix Correctional Complex, located in Phoenix, AZ.
Qualifications of the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide
Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health field; Associate's degree in a behavioral health field plus two (2) years of experience as a Mental Health Aide; High School Diploma or equivalent plus four (4) years of experience as a Mental Health Aide.
Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Mental Health Aide
Interrelates and works effectively with patients, medical and mental health staff and security staff at all levels.
Participates in suicide/close observation rounds as ordered. Charts on patients, if assigned, or as needed for behavior changes, etc.
Observes and records patient's eating habits.
Maintains patient level boards. Reports patient behavior changes to staff nurse.
Checks patient's cells for cleanliness and supervise cleaning, if necessary.
Assures that all patients are in the cells during count. Should an emergency arise on the unit, the technician on duty ensures the uninvolved patients are locked down and safe prior to assisting with the emergency.
Observes policy on confidentiality at all times and know the policies and procedures of the assigned unit.
Assists Activities Therapist with recreation and activities.
Performs other appropriate duties as assigned by the nurse.
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
Apply online or contact Nancy James at 480.897.9515 ext. 2504 for more information.
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.