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Psychiatrist (Physician #)

Company: Corizon Health
Location: Topeka
Posted on: July 13, 2019

Job Description:

About Corizon Health 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 Psychiatrist to join our healthcare team at Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex in Topeka, KS. Responsibilities

  • Provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment to patients on the Mental Health Inpatient Unit.
  • Provide psychiatric consultation, diagnosis, and treatment to inmates.
  • Provide clinical direction, general supervision and training to the Mental Health Unit staff.
  • Approve, sign and monitor the implementation and efficiency of all treatment plans. Create discharge plans to insure appropriate follow-up and support after discharge from the institution's unit.
  • Provide onsite psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of those inmates referred by the medical or clinical services staff. Provide written summaries of history, diagnosis and treatment course.
  • Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for inpatients, assessment and diagnosis, staffing treatment planning, regular review of all inmates assigned. Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for all inmates referred to Healthcare Unit for those inmates in the general population who need regular psychiatric/mental health follow up. Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for those inmates who need to be transferred to Mental Health facilities. Services to include work up and any court hearing testimony needed.
  • Where applicable, act as regular psychiatrist and participate in the treatment programming and planning for the Mental Health Unit, duties include regular staffing and contact with Mental Health Unit staff and supervisor, discussion of problem cases, follow up and monitoring of medication, and general psychiatric input.
  • Provide medication management to all inmates admitted to the Mental Health Unit. Provide individual and/or group therapy as appropriate.
  • Approve all admissions and discharges into the Mental Health Unit. Approve, sign and monitor the implementation and efficiency of treatment plans.
  • Provide in-service education to the Mental Health Unit staff as needed.
  • Be available on a scheduled basis for the on-call needs of the Mental Health Unit.
  • Participate in Treatment Audit Committee. Experience & Requirements
    • Must be a graduate of medical school and have completed an appropriate psychiatric residency.
    • Corrections experience preferred.
    • Must be licensed to practice in the applicable state and certified by the Office of Mental Health to provide psychiatric services in a licensed inpatient unit. Current DEA number.
    • Providers currently in their residency training may be considered based on contract needs. This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening. 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 Job Locations US-KS-Topeka Category Behavioral/Mental Health Position Type Regular Part-time Shift / Schedule Weekday Day Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: Corizon Health, Topeka , Psychiatrist (Physician #), Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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