Job Description

Extended Job Title
Corr Psychiatrist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
691501 - Psych Montford Unit

Position Description
Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

Requisition ID
14886BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
Inpatient Staff Psychiatrist
Reports directly to the Mental Health Clinical Program Director
Examines offender/patients to determine general mental health and prescribes treatment in conjunction with treatment teams' input
  and administers medication as needed.
Inspects, completes, and analyzes records, assigns, reviews and updates classification, completes admission notes, progress
  notes, and discharge summaries and makes rounds on patients admitted.
Refers patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
May be asked to consult occasionally by telepsychiatry.
Takes in-house call and regional call on a rotational basis.Mid-Level Provider Clinical Consultation - available to provide clinical  
  guidance on diagnostic, treatment or other clinical questions that may arise.
Involuntary Inpatient Psychiatric Admission Evaluations as needed.
Civil commitment assessments and coordination as needed.
Clinical capacity assessments as needed.
Clinical oversight and participation in compelled medication process and assessments.
Clinical oversight of clinical activities in accordance with unit treatment program clinical guidelines.
Clinical consultation over items impacting daily clinical operations as needed.
Mid-level TMB supervision assignment (primary or secondary) as directed by the Mental Health Clinical Program Director

Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
2-4 years experience preferred in a clinical setting.
Approved Residency training in Psychiatry and Board Eligible/Board Certified in Psychiatry

Campus
HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department
Psych Montford Unit

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
Professionals

Occasional Duties
Inpatient Staff Psychiatrist
Reports directly to the Mental Health Clinical Program Director
Examines offender/patients to determine general mental health and prescribes treatment in conjunction with treatment teams' input
  and administers medication as needed.
Inspects, completes, and analyzes records, assigns, reviews and updates classification, completes admission notes, progress
  notes, and discharge summaries and makes rounds on patients admitted.
Refers patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
May be asked to consult occasionally by telepsychiatry.
Takes in-house call and regional call on a rotational basis.Mid-Level Provider Clinical Consultation - available to provide clinical  
  guidance on diagnostic, treatment or other clinical questions that may arise.
Involuntary Inpatient Psychiatric Admission Evaluations as needed.
Civil commitment assessments and coordination as needed.
Clinical capacity assessments as needed.
Clinical oversight and participation in compelled medication process and assessments.
Clinical oversight of clinical activities in accordance with unit treatment program clinical guidelines.
Clinical consultation over items impacting daily clinical operations as needed.
Mid-level TMB supervision assignment (primary or secondary) as directed by the Mental Health Clinical Program Director

Shift
Day

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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