Psychiatrist (Tracy, CA)

Tracy, California
Aug 28, 2020
Mar 04, 2021
Job Description

The primary focus of the Psychiatrist is to provide direct patient psychiatric services to mentally ill inmates/wards under the direction of the Chief Psychiatrist.

This exciting position is in an equally exciting location of southern San Joaquin County. Tracy is just an hour drive from San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Jose.

• Full-time, locum position
• Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
• Meet with mentally ill patient-inmates for crisis intervention, face-to-face interviews, etc.
• Conduct evaluations including criminal, psychiatric, and substance abuse case history to assess inmate’s current needs
• Conduct clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical reviews, protocols, pertinent date reviews, and proper documentation
• Monitor patient progress using SOAPE formatted progress notes
• Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of medical/psychological disorders
• Examine prior mental health records, probation reports, court records, and other available documents
• Consult with supervising psychiatrist with complex or serious cases
• Provide medication as deemed appropriate for treatment
• Interpret lab results
• Work in consult with primary care medicine

• Excellent pay rate
• Convenient weekly direct deposits
• Comprehensive malpractice insurance
• Professional healthcare staffing experts that guide you through the entire locum process

• Valid California medical license
• Board Certified in Psychiatry or Board Eligible with Certification within one year
• Minimum of twelve consecutive months of experience within the last three years
• Active, unrestricted DEA
• Current BLS
• Cerner experience highly desired

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