Corr Psychiatrist

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Lubbock

 

Corr Psychiatrist

28509BR

Position Description

Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

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

• Assists the regional physician for psychiatry with risk management tasks as assigned.
• Conducts Telepsychiatry clinics as needed.
• Takes regional and inhouse call on a rotation basis.
• Refers patients to medical specialist or other practitioner for specialized treatment.
• Mid-Level Provider Clinical Consultation - available to provide clinical guidance on diagnostic, treatment or other clinical questions that may arise.
• Involuntary Inpatient Psychiatric Admission Evaluations as needed.
• Civil commitment assessments and coordination as needed.
• Clinical capacity assessments as needed.
• Clinical oversight and participation in compelled medication process and assessments.
• Clinical oversight of clinical activities in accordance with unit treatment program clinical guidelines.
• Clinical consultation over items impacting daily clinical operations as needed.
• Mid-level TMB supervision assignment (primary or secondary as directed by Regional Mental Health Medical Director).
• Coordinate onsite clinical education for Psychiatric staff, clerkship for residents and medical students in the absence of the Unit Medical Director.

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 HERE

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

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

None

Application Details

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


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