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Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: Avenal
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:


--- Ref #: M-PSYT-
--- Profession: Physician
--- Specialty: Psychiatry
--- Job Type: Contract/Locum
--- Facility Type: Correctional
--- Location: Avenal, California
--- Start Date: ASAP
--- Duration: 28 weeks
--- Schedule: Mon-Fri, 7A-5P
--- Rate: $275/hour


--- Valid and active CA Physician license from CA Medical Board/Osteopathic Board
--- BE/BC in psychiatry from ABPN, AOBNP, or RCPSC
--- At least 12 consecutive months of performing similar services within the last 3 years
--- Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certification


--- Conduct face-to-face interviews and crisis interventions with mentally ill patient-inmates/youths, including those in multi-tiered housing units. Climb stairs and walk long distances when necessary.
--- Perform initial mental health evaluations, including criminal, psychiatric, and substance abuse case history, to assess inmate's/ward's current needs and recommend treatment.
--- Conduct clinically sound suicide risk evaluations, applying protocols, reviewing data, and documenting appropriately. Consult as needed.
--- Participate in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT) meetings.
--- Document all patient-inmate/ward care, including face-to-face contacts and IDTT meetings.
--- Monitor inmate/ward progress using SOAPE-formatted progress notes.
--- Apply community psychiatric treatment standards and ethical practices effectively.
--- Perform mental status exams in face-to-face clinical interviews.
--- Identify relevant signs and symptoms of medical/psychological disorders for comprehensive diagnosis and assessment.
--- Examine prior mental health records and other available documents to aid in patient diagnosis and treatment planning.
--- Review psychiatric patient records to assess treatment progress and effectiveness.
--- Consult with supervising psychiatrist on complex cases and present at clinical conferences as needed.
--- Provide clinical consultation to psychiatric staff for complex cases.
--- Prescribe appropriate medications and follow Correctional Formulary or obtain non-formulary approval.
--- Interpret laboratory results and refer to medical services as necessary.
--- Determine needed psychiatric and general medical treatment.
--- Prescribe treatment changes when indicated.

Keywords: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC, Hanford , Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Avenal, California

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