Job Description

Extended Job Title
Corr Psychiatrist - H92938 - Clinical Director

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691501 - Psych Montford Unit

Position Description
Coordinates the delivery of psychiatric and behavioral Health Services at the Montford Psychiatric/Regional Medical Facility of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Managed Care (TTUHSC-MC).Works under the administrative directions of the Regional Director of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services with wide latitude to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Collaborates with the TTUHSC-MC outpatient system and actively participates in regional coordination of care. Collaborates with all disciplines at the Montford Psychiatric/Regional Medical Facility, included but not limited to medical, psychology, social work, nursing and administrative, to deliver high quality psychiatric and behavioral health services. Provides advance professional services related to diagnosis and treatment of inmate patients with psychiatric needs and provides direct supervision to Advanced Practice Providers within their field.  Coordinates and provides testimony for civil commitments and involuntary hospitalizations.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Acts as the psychiatric authority in matters of local discussions.
  • Responsible for the provision Montford on call schedule.  Shares regional back-up call duties with Regional Director.
  • Phone, desktop, computer, fax leaders to make wise personnel decisions.
  • Assures Montford’s compliance with external auditing standards, executive directives, administrative directives, access to care and other applicable policies and procedures.
  • Communicates effectively 360 degree.
  • Performs all duties of a correctional psychiatrist.
  • Administrative oversight and monitoring of assigned employees.
  • Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed to be determined and assigned as needed.
  • Acts as TTUHSC psychiatric representative at local and Statewide Committee meetings as directed.  Chairs such meetings as appointed.
  • Directs psychiatric care for assigned region.
  • Delegates responsibilities and specific duties to appropriate personnel and assures all duties delegated are performed.
  • This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
    • ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
    • KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
    • INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking.
    • VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
    • BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Specific Qualifications:
Board Certified by the ABPN (or in process). Current active and unrestricted TMB license.

Working knowledge of managed care principles in a health facility to include personnel management, policy procedure development and implementation and demonstrated leadership and maturity commensurate to interfacing with multiple disciplines related to intra/inter-institutional matters. Ability of organize complex work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and objectives. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive clinical issues, inquiries or complaints. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret most complex documents. Ability to prepare and present professional presentation/lectures and written materials. Good computer skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound clinical judgment, flexibility, multi-task oriented, and conducts self in a professional manner.

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Psych Montford Unit

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Business Professionals

Occasional Duties
As assigned.

Benefits Offered
*  Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
*  100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
*  Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
*  State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
*  State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
*  Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
*  And much more.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
+Education/Experience:+ Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) or equivalent plus 3 years related experience/training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+License/Certifications:+ * State Medical license * Drug Enforcement Agency * Texas Department of Public Safety controlled substances registration certificates

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