Clinical Director- Psychiatry

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
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Job Description

Lubbock

 

Clinical Director- Psychiatry

28508BR

Position Description

Provides advance professional services related to psychiatric diagnosis and treatment of offender patients. Coordinates the delivery of clinical psychiatric and behavioral health care within a Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Correctional Unit ensuring that the appropriate health care is accessible and provided in a timely fashion. Works under the administrative direction of the CHC Regional Director of Behavioral Health with wide latitude to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

Org Level 7

691501 - Psych Montford Unit

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus

HSC - Correctional Managed Health Care

Department

Psych Montford Unit

Major/Essential Functions

• Acts as the psychiatric authority in matters of local discussions.
• Responsible for the provision Montford on call schedule.
• Shares regional back-up call duties with Regional Director.
• Phone, desktop, computer, fax leaders to make wise personnel decisions.
• Assures Montford's compliance with external auditing standards, executive directives, administrative directives, access to care and other applicable policies and procedures.
• Communicates effectively 360 degree.
• Performs al duties of a correctional psychiatrist.
• Administrative oversight and monitoring of assigned employees.
• Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed to be determined and assigned as needed.
• Acts as TTUHSC psychiatric representative at local and Statewide Committee meetings as directed. Chairs such meetings as appointed.
• Directs psychiatric care for assigned region.
• Delegates responsibilities and specific duties to appropriate personnel and assures all duties delegated are performed.

About Managed Care:
Since 1989, TTUHSC Managed Care has been providing clinical and operational support to correctional facilities throughout West Texas and other regional areas.  We serve approximately 30,000 patients utilizing a broad range of comprehensive medical and health services.  TTUHSC Managed Care strives to positively impact the lives of our patients, to include many who had no previous access to quality health care.  Learn more about TTUHSC Managed Care 
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This valuable team member shall perform work in a manner that reflects the Values of TTUHSC:
• ONE TEAM unite and include diverse perspectives to achieve our mission
• KINDHEARTED exceed expectations with a kind heart, helping hands, and a positive attitude
• INTEGRITY be honorable and trustworthy even when no one is looking 
• VISIONARY nurture innovative ideas, bold explorations, and a pioneering spirit
• BEYOND SERVICE create and deliver positive defining moments

Benefits Offered
• Generous paid time off, sick leave, and holiday schedule
• 100% paid health insurance for full time employees, 50% paid for dependents
• Dental, vision, long-term, and short-term disability benefits.
• State of Texas pension plan that vests in 5 years.
• State Employee tuition forgiveness and tuition assistance for continuing education
• Medical liability insurance for all licensed health care employees.
• And much more.



 

Required Qualifications

+Education/Experience:+ Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) or equivalent plus 3 years related experience/training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  +License/Certifications:+ * State Medical license * Drug Enforcement Agency controlled substances registration certificates

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Professional/Personal Reference

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Pay Grade Maximum

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected.

Grant Funded?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Skilled Technicians

Shift

Day

Travel Required

Up to 25%

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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