Wellpath | San Luis Obispo, CA
Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the psychiatrist will be responsible for the mental health program at the county's correctional facilities.
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
ResponsibilitiesProvision of all required medication prescriptions and medication monitoringProvision of ongoing individual counseling as requiredReferral of all 5150 eligible inmatesSupervision of LMFTRespond to psychiatric emergencies as identifiedConduct monthly focused audits of a minimum of five charts and report semi-annually to the Quality Management Committee a summary of these findingso Deficiencies will be identified and recommendations for corrective action will be madeReview and countersign records of patients seen by mid-level providers and RNs as requiredCountersign all verbal and telephone ordersParticipate in Quality Management and Peer Review meetingsMonitor hospitalized patients to assure timely return to the detention facilitiesAttend Quality Assurance and administrative meetingsPerform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer