Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare
in the United States. We are a company built on more than 40 years
of innovation and expertise in the industry. Our people, our
practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make
us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your
correctional healthcare career.
Provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment to patients on the
Mental Health Inpatient Unit. Provide psychiatric consultation,
diagnosis, and treatment to inmates. Provide clinical direction,
general supervision and training to the Mental Health Unit staff.
Approve, sign and monitor the implementation and efficiency of all
treatment plans. Create discharge plans to insure appropriate
follow-up and support after discharge from the institution's
unit.Provide onsite psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and
treatment of those inmates referred by the medical or clinical
services staff. Provide written summaries of history, diagnosis and
treatment course.Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for
inpatients, assessment and diagnosis, staffing treatment planning,
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.Where 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 input.Provide medication management to all inmates
admitted to the Mental Health Unit. Provide individual and/or group
therapy as appropriate.
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.
Providers currently in their residency training may be considered
based on contract needs.
Benefits for you: Opportunities for growth and advancement, mal
Background check, security clearance, and drug screening
Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Psychiatrist