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Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Perm

Company: Rob
Location: Soledad
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

A Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist practice is seeking a qualified physician for Soledad, CA. This and other physician jobs brought to you by ExactMD. Medical Doctors Only Apply.

- Psychiatrist

REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)------------------
Meet with mentally ill
patient-inmates/youths for crisis interventions, face-to-face interviews, etc.
Must be able to provide clinical face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in
inmate housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may
require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances;------------------
Conduct initial mental
health evaluations including criminal, psychiatric, and substance abuse case
history to assess inmate---s/ward---s current needs and make treatment
recommendations in the initial evaluation;------------------
Conduct clinically
sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical reviews, applying suicide
risk assessment protocols, pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation
and consultations as needed;------------------
Participate in
Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT) meetings;------------------
Document all care
provided to the patient-inmate/ward, including face-to-face contacts and IDTT
Monitor inmate/ward
progress using Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan and Education (SOAPE)
formatted progress notes;------------------
Effectively applies
community standard of practice for psychiatric treatment modalities and ethical
Perform mental status
exam (MSE) in face-to-face clinical interviews;------------------
Identify the relevant
signs and symptoms of medical/psychological disorders in order to
comprehensively diagnose, assess and manage the presenting symptomatology;------------------
Examine prior mental
health records, institutional chromos, probation reports, court records and
other available documents to assist in the formulation of patient---s diagnosis
and aid in the development of the inmate---s/ward---s treatment plans;------------------
Review, examine and
diagnose psychiatric patients of all ages and patient records and files in
mental health program to determine progress, effectiveness and/or
appropriateness of treatment services;------------------
Consult, as necessary,
with supervising psychiatrist on unusual, complex, or serious cases, or present
such cases to a clinical conference for advice or decision;------------------
Provide clinical
consultation to psychiatric staff on unusual, complex or serious problems and
cases where technical expertise is needed;------------------
Prescribe medication as
deemed appropriate for treatment and utilize the CDCR Correctional Formulary or
obtain non-formulary approval;------------------
Interpret laboratory
results and make clinically appropriate referrals to medical services, as
Determine type of
psychiatric and general medical treatment needed;------------------
Prescribe changes in
treatment when indicated;------------------
When conditions are
suspected, adhere to mandated reporting requirements regarding California Psychiatrists,
including, but not limited to, reported child and elder abuse, danger to self
or others, duty to warn (Tarasoff) reporting and other confidentiality
Develop a therapeutic
relationship with the patient-inmate---s/ward---s families and caretakers to enhance
effective treatment delivery;------------------
Work in consult with
primary care medicine in identifying and managing co-occurring, co-morbid and
treatment related medical conditions;------------------
Make clinical rounds
and review progress of patients, including assessments in inmate/ward housing
Serve periodically as
psychiatrist-of-the-day for on-call/call back during weekend and off-hours for
patient emergencies, Mental Health Crisis Beds follow up, and 5-day follow ups;------------------
Administer psychiatric
treatment with assistance, as necessary, from other health care providers;------------------
Maintain order and
supervise conduct of persons committed to the correctional facility in order to
prevent escapes or injury by these persons to themselves or others;------------------
Wear personal
protective equipment, clothing and breathing apparatus to prevent injuries and
exposures to blood/air borne pathogens;------------------
Participate in
committees and Quality Improvement Teams;------------------
Compile and analyze
data from audits pertaining to the mental health program requirements;------------------
Provide information
(i.e. appointment documentation, no-shows, etc.) to support staff for data
Protect and maintain
safety and security of property, including documentation of unusual occurrence
and inventory control of psychological testing material, reference material,
computers, and other equipment;------------------
Give input and help to
implement new programs for the treatment, training or rehabilitation of
patient-inmates/youths as directed by the CEO/CMH, Chief Psychiatrist, Senior
Psychiatrist or designee;------------------
Instruct health care
providers, and staff assigned for special training on the principles and
practices of psychiatry.QUALIFICATIONS------------------
Must have
and maintain a current license to practice as a Psychiatrist issued by the
State of California.------------------
Must have
and maintain current 1st Aid and CPR Certification from American
Heart Association (AHA) or Red Cross. ------------------
Minimum of
twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last thirty-six (36)
months performing services similar in scope to those defined herein, in a
public or private institution. Internship does not count towards the required

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