Correct Care Solutions Assistant Director of Forensic Program in Centennial, Colorado
Our Forensic Programs Assistant Director assists the Forensic Programs Director in providing leadership and oversight to the program including screening referrals, interviewing and making hiring recommendations, training staff, auditing medical records, monitoring contract compliance, initiating performance improvement, and planning professional development for staff.
- Master’s degree in social work, psychology or a related field or in healthcare administration.
- Five (5) years of experience working with psychiatric patients.
- None required.
Assists the Director of Forensic Programs in managing the forensic services in the jail.
Provides leadership and oversight of the assessment and treatment services.
Screens referrals for admission.
Interviews and makes hiring decisions.
Audits the medical record to ensure documentation is completed in accordance with policy and contract requirements.
Initiates performance improvement projects
Plans professional development for staff.
Evaluates individuals with suspected mental health difficulties.
Works collaboratively with all other agencies, as needed, in the development and implementation of all discharge planning.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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Location CO, Centennial
Facility Arapahoe County Detention Facility (RISE program)
Type Regular Full-Time