Tele-Psychiatrist for Northeast Correctional Center (23053264)

Location: New Mexico
Duration: Not Specified
Job ID: 22100 (23053264)
Company: Wexford Health Sources, Inc.
Contact: Sharon Holder
Job Salary:   More Than $300,000
Job Posted: 07/26/22

Tele-Psychiatrist for Northeast Correctional Center - 22100 (23053264)

Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies.  At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.


  • Serves as the behavioral health authority. 
  • Responsible for the delivery of contracted services, personnel, and coordination of psychiatric/behavioral health services and programs. 
  • Serves as the behavioral health liaison between Wexford Health and the correctional system.
  • Ensures compliance with ACA/NCCHC standards and correctional system regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Develops operational psychiatric and behavioral health plans and policies.
  • Provides direct assistance to the Health Services Administrator in administration, planning, management and delivery of behavioral health services at the facility level through telepsychiatry.

Job Requirements:

The following requirements list the minimum to qualify.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

LICENSING: Current, valid New Mexico license to practice as a Board eligible medical doctor, certified in psychiatry.

CERTIFICATION: Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Current CPR Certification

EDUCATION: Medical degree with psychiatry residency required

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Knowledge and skills to access diagnose and treat medical and psychiatric disorders; and have knowledge and experience with the special needs and behavior of individuals in forensic and correctional settings.