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Psychiatrist (MD) at Solano County Jails in Fairfield CA

Company: Wellpath
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

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!"

Overview

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the psychiatrist will be responsible for the mental health program at the county's correctional facilities.

Additional Details

On-site, full-time, 32 hours per week; California Medical Board Certified Psychiatrist

Qualifications

Education for Psychiatrist:

Graduation from an accredited medical school.

Experience for Psychiatrist:

Prefer correctional/detention facility experience

Licenses/Certifications for Psychiatrist:

Current, unrestricted state license as a physician
Current DEA license
Current life saving certification
Responsibilities

Provision of all required medication prescriptions and medication monitoring
Provision of ongoing individual counseling as required
Referral of all 5150 eligible patients
Supervision of LMFT
Respond to psychiatric emergencies as identified
Conduct monthly focused audits of a minimum of five charts and report semi-annually to the Quality Management Committee a summary of these findings
o Deficiencies will be identified and recommendations for corrective action will be made
Review and countersign records of patients seen by mid-level providers and RNs as required
Countersign all verbal and telephone orders
Participate in Quality Management and Peer Review meetings
Monitor hospitalized patients to assure timely return to the detention facilities
Attend Quality Assurance and administrative meetings
Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Fairfield , Psychiatrist (MD) at Solano County Jails in Fairfield CA, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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