Staff Psychiatrist Inpatient
Posted on Nov 12, 2018 by William W. Professional Staffing
-Eligible for Board Certification in Psychiatry
-Current Texas Medical License
-Security Clearance with Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Under the direction of the Clinical Director, this position provides direct psychiatric care to patients assigned to a psychiatric inpatient facility; responsible for admission, assessment, treatment and discharge of hospitalized psychiatric patients.
MAJOR DUTIES / CRITICAL TASKS:
-Contribute to the success of UTMB Managed Care Organization.
-Provides direct psychiatric care to patients assigned to a psychiatric inpatient facility.
-May participate in civil commitment proceedings for mentally ill offender being released from Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).
-Conducts psychiatric, physical and neurological examinations on assigned patients.
-Provides clinical supervision to psychiatric mid-level practitioners as assigned by the Clinical Director.
-Conducts and participates in due process proceedings for voluntary admission and compelled psychoactive medication.
-Is required to work all assigned hours and to comply with timekeeping regulations.
-Participates in psychiatry QI/QM program.
-Provides emergency psychiatric call.
-Works effectively with all CMS and UR processes and personnel.
-Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director or Director of Mental Health Services.