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Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:13 PM

Correct Care Recovery Solutions has an upcoming opening for a Psychiatrist. At Correct Care Solutions (CCS), we have the opportunity to serve patients who have traditionally been underserved. Mental Health in jails, prisons, psychiatric hospitals and residential treatment facilities offers an exciting and fulfilling career to psychiatrists. At CCS, we offer Psychiatrists flexible career opportunities, competitive pay and benefits, and a support team that is one of the best in the industry. Join us today and grow your career with a company that values patientA?s health.Our Psychiatrist assumes responsibility for the admission, continuing care, and discharge of patients. Our Staff Psychiatrist provides leadership to the multi:disciplinary treatment team, and participates in performance improvement and other activities.Education: A MD from an accredited university.Experience: At least one (1) year experience in clinical psychiatry.Licenses/Certifications: Licensed in the state of practice. Board certified or eligible in psychiatry. Completes an initial psychiatric assessment within 24 hours of admission. Completes a comprehensive treatment plan within deadlines. Develops, reviews, and updates individualized treatment and discharge plans in conjunction with interdisciplinary treatment team.Treatment includes prescription of psychotropic drugs in accordance, when applicable, with practice guidelines as well as the use of other modalities. Follows up and monitors tests and consultations, provides education and diagnosis to the patients and when applicable, their families. Documents ongoing care and discharge readiness. Conducts daily rounds on the pletes a summary of treatment including a mental status exam before the one:year anniversary of the patientA?s admission. Completes all discharge summaries within 30 days of patients discharge.Documents completely all services provided in the patients medical record. Properly documents on patients chart as required by 155 or applicable State Standards, Joint Commission and other regulations. Ensures quality and legibility of his/her written orders and progress notes.Supervises the overall medical care received by the patients, reviews and oversees the treatment plan, leadership on the multi:disciplinary team, supervision of appropriate staff and students, and clinical oversight of unit activities.Conducts admission and evaluation of all patients admitted to the unit including psychiatric interviews, review of referral materials and request additional investigative data as indicated. The psychiatristA?s initial assessment includes a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, mental status examination, assessment for movement disorders and formulation of the patientsA? capacity to consent. The psychiatrist initiates treatment with psychotropic medicines and other available modalities in accordance with facility policy.Takes appropriate steps to insure early detection of patientsA? competency and readiness for discharge. Provides timely and complete reports to the court. As a team member makes efforts toward the achievement of the facilities goals of 20 discharges per month. Effectively prescribes and monitors psychotropic medications aimed at reducing psychiatric symptoms, restoration of competence and community discharge.Participates in at least 50 of the departments meetings unless excused by his/her supervisor. Participates in assigned additional workgroups. Participates in assigned committees.Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting.Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment.Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive


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