Location: Merced, CA
Facility: Merced County Jail, Juvenile Hall, and John Latorraca Jail
Shift: Variable Shift
Recruiter: Michele McDonald
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!”
Under the direction of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher licensed health professional, the Jail Based Competency Treatment (JBCT) Psychiatrist is a licensed Psychiatrist in the State of employment who is responsible for assessing and prescribing medication for approximately 5-12 mentally-ill and Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) patients in the JBCT program. The JBCT Psychiatrist will remain in compliance with the Department of State Hospital (DSH) Policy & Procedure (P&P) Manuel.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer