Psychiatrist - Part Time
Company: Corizon Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Correctional healthcare is not
just a job. It’s a calling.
By choosing a
career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to
truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of
the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider
of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you
have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills,
build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and
contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population.
There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part
of our legacy of innovation and clinical
Below is a list of your responsibilities as a
Psychiatrist with Corizon Health at Jefferson
City Correctional Center located in Jefferson City,
- Provide onsite
psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment for inmates
referred by medical or/and clinical services staff. Provide written
summaries of history, diagnosis and treatment course.
applicable, provide psychiatric services for inpatients, assessment
and diagnosis, staffing treatment planning, and 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.
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
medication management to all inmates admitted to the Mental Health
Unit. Provide individual and/or group therapy as
- Approve all
admissions and discharges into the Mental Health Unit. Approve,
sign and monitor the implementation and efficiency of treatment
in-service education to the Mental Health Unit staff as
- Be available
on a scheduled basis for the on-call needs of the Mental Health
- Participate in
Treatment Audit Committee.
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 will need to be
A background check, security clearance and drug screening are
required for this role.
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
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