Psychiatrist Part Time

Location: Florida-Fort Myers/Naples - Moore Haven
Duration: Permanent - Part Time
Job ID: MH 1 (22078471)
Category: Psychiatrist Physician Job
Company: The GEO Group
Contact: Michele Dobos    Call: 5618930101
Job Posted: 07/30/20

Psychiatrist Part Time - MH 1 (22078471)

Position is 20 hours per week 

Summary

Evaluates and treats inmates, detainees, or residents (I/D/R) demonstrating signs or symptoms of mental illness.  Supervises nursing staff providing mental health services.  Responsible for overall psychiatric direction of the mental health program.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises clinical activities and medical personnel while on duty.
  • Evaluates patients referred for assessment due to mental illness.
  • Treats all patients requiring psychiatric intervention.
  • Refers patients counseling or inpatient care as necessary.
  • Reviews and adjusts as necessary all maintenance medications based on clinical judgment and as required by policy.  
  • Provides emergency psychiatric care as required.
  • Provides in-service education for medical and correctional staff as requested.
  • Documents all services provided in the patient’s medical file.
  • Participates in review of the quality of care provided.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school with specialty training in psychiatry.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state in which the Facility is located.
  • One (1) year of clinical experience.
  • Copy of professional license to remain on file at the Facility where services are rendered at all times.
  • Maintain a current DPS and DEA Certificate of Registration.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer