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WPW Psychiatrist

Job: 75150

Location: Auburn, CA

Facility: Placer County Jail, Juvenile Hall, and South Placer Jail

Type: Part-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Cheryl Klarich

Email: CKlarich@wellpath.us

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.

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

  1. Provision of all required medication prescriptions and medication monitoring
  2. Provision of ongoing individual counseling as required
  3. Referral of all 5150 eligible patients
  4. Supervision of LMFT
  5. Respond to psychiatric emergencies as identified
  6. 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
  7. Review and countersign records of patients seen by mid-level providers and RNs as required
  8. Countersign all verbal and telephone orders
  9. Participate in Quality Management and Peer Review meetings
  10. Monitor hospitalized patients to assure timely return to the detention facilities
  11. Attend Quality Assurance and administrative meetings
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

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