Psychiatrist (Jamestown, CA)

Employer
MDstaffers
Location
Jamestown, California
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Closes
Aug 28, 2021
Ref
13545
Specialty
Psychiatry
Job Description

Psychiatrist needed in Jamestown, California. 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.

Jamestown is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in California. The area is well-known for the abundance of outdoor activities including golfing, hunting, fishing, skiing, and boating. This beautiful small-town community is also just an hour drive to Merced, Turlock, and Modesto.

Details:
• Part-time, locum position
• Any 2 days between Monday through Friday, 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

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

Qualifications
• 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

MDstaffers Commitment to Excellence

We are committed to developing lasting relationships with our candidates. You are an expert at medical care, we are experts in healthcare staffing. Let us use our expertise and resources to find the right opportunity for you.
• Our services are provided at no cost to our candidates
• We have knowledgeable recruiters that cater to your career preferences
• We assist with scheduling interviews and provide resources to simplify the licensing process
• We facilitate the negotiation of your salary and terms of contract
• Our experienced Support Services Department streamlines the credentialing process

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