Correctional Psychiatrist-Telepsych

Employer
Merritt Hawkins
Location
Lubbock, Texas
Closing date
May 23, 2023

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Job Description & Requirements
Psychiatrist in Texas
StartDate: ASAP

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking a regional psychiatric director who will coordinate the delivery of clinical psychiatric and behavioral healthcare within an administrative region of the TTUHSC Correctional Health System. The successful candidate will render psychiatric judgment regarding care provided to inmates assigned to West Texas Facilities according to TTUHSC Psychiatric Department Procedures, CMHC Policies and Procedures, and national accrediting body standards. Location is flexible: Work in Lubbock or Amarillo.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Leadership/administrative opportunity with wide latitude to exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • Create your own preferred work schedule –100% administrative or a mix of admin and clinical
  • Excellent quality of life – Work Monday through Friday
  • Oversee people and programs while creating and impacting strategy and statewide initiatives
  • Leverage data analytics and informatics to drive decision-making for statewide programs
  • Direct, coordinate, and ensure the provision or the full range of psychiatric care for the assigned region
  • Act as the final psychiatric authority in matters of regional discussion
  • Assure the region's compliance with external auditing standards, executive directives, administrative directives, access to care, and other applicable policies and procedures
Community Highlights
A lively college town with an engaging spirit throughout the entire community, Lubbock, Texas, brings the concept of Southern hospitality to life. Whether you're in the mood to relax or be active, the city has various amenities to offer, including parks, golf courses, and live music.
  • No state income tax and a low cost of living
  • Local solid economy led by medicine, education, banking, agriculture, oil, and gas
  • Exceptional public and private schools as well as local and nearby universities
  • Endless opportunities to explore the outdoors—enjoy hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, and much more
  • Exciting nightlife
  • Take weekend trips to Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas and a short drive to the mountains in New Mexico for incredible hiking and skiing
  • Access to an international airport and Division I collegiate sports
Qualifications
  • Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Texas and must be board-eligible or certified in Psychiatry
  • Medical degree required
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About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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