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Psychiatrist At Lassen County Jail

Company: Wellpath
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath:Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"About this role:Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the psychiatrist will be responsible for the mental health program at the county's correctional facilities.What you bring to the table:Education for Psychiatrist:Graduation from an accredited medical school.Experience for Psychiatrist:Prefer correctional/detention facility experienceLicenses/Certifications for Psychiatrist:Current, unrestricted state license as a physicianCurrent DEA licenseCurrent life saving certificationWhat you will do:Provision of all required medication prescriptions and medication monitoringProvision of ongoing individual counseling as requiredReferral of all 5150 eligible patientsSupervision of LMFTRespond to psychiatric emergencies as identifiedConduct monthly focused audits of a minimum of five charts and report semi-annually to the Quality Management Committee a summary of these findingso Deficiencies will be identified and recommendations for corrective action will be madeReview and countersign records of patients seen by mid-level providers and RNs as requiredCountersign all verbal and telephone ordersParticipate in Quality Management and Peer Review meetingsMonitor hospitalized patients to assure timely return to the detention facilitiesAttend Quality Assurance and administrative meetingsPerform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you:Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan optionsTime off & leave benefits401KTuition ReimbursementParental benefitsPerks and discountsAnd more available here https://wellpathcareers.Com/Compensation Range: $185 $206 / hour

Keywords: Wellpath, Sacramento , Psychiatrist At Lassen County Jail, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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