Position Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Employment Status: Full-time
Health Specialist helps lead treatment programs for the American Correctional
Association’s Office of Correctional Health.
The Correctional Health Specialist develops, promotes, and
disseminates program information for corrections professionals through the
provisions of training, workshops, webinars, discussion forums, and
professional certification. The Correctional Health Specialist facilitates these programs
by collaborating with colleagues and relevant agencies. The Correctional
Health Specialist is expected to communicate clearly and courteously; develops and
maintains positive relationships with clients, directors, collaborators,
co-workers, field sites, and funders; and works respectfully with colleagues. The Correctional Health Specialist has excellent
written and verbal skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and
flexibility; ability to work independently and effectively in groups; and
strong interpersonal & organizational skills. A Correctional Health
Specialist must have knowledge or background of healthcare in the criminal
justice system or corrections. Completes
other tasks as assigned.
We are looking for an enthusiastic professional
who has a career commitment in the field of corrections, thrives in a
challenging environment, takes the initiative,
resolves issues timely, performs tasks with minimum supervision, and has an
excellent skill in prioritizing tasks.
Pay and Benefits
$55,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year
Salary is negotiable and based on
education and experience.
Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching,
Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible schedule, Flexible spending
account, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time
off, Retirement plan, Vision insurance
Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay
Only candidates meeting the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview. No telephone calls will be accepted. Email resumes
and a letter of interest to Michael Miskell at [email protected]
The American Correctional Association has been in the
forefront of setting standards that have a positive influence on national
correctional policies. Founded in 1870,
ACA is a professional membership association dedicated to the improvement of
corrections system in the United States.
Our commitment to excellence in corrections has reached beyond the U.S.
border with extensive training and
consultations as well as membership across the globe.
Based in Old Town,
Alexandria, VA, the American Correctional Association is the oldest and largest
national and international correctional association in the world. ACA serves all disciplines within the
corrections profession and is dedicated
to excellence in every aspect of the
everyone from wardens and superintendents to social workers and correctional healthcare professionals. All across the
corrections spectrum, ACA is there bringing together the corrections’
best. Our members represent federal, states and local entities including
jails, prisons, halfway houses, and juvenile detention centers.
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