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Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Perm

Company: Rob
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

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

- PsychiatristREQUIREMENTS (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 mandates;
  • 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.--


    • 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

      is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies
      with the top healthcare talent in the market.

      (Registered Profile Required)

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