Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the psychiatrist will be responsible for the mental health program at the county’s correctional facilities.
Education for Psychiatrist:
Experience for Psychiatrist:
- Prefer correctional/detention facility experience
Licenses/Certifications for Psychiatrist:
- Current, unrestricted state license as a physician
- Current DEA license
- Current life saving certification
Provision of all required medication prescriptions and medication monitoring
Provision of ongoing individual counseling as required
Referral of all 5150 eligible inmates
Supervision of LMFT
Respond to psychiatric emergencies as identified
Conduct monthly focused audits of a minimum of five charts and report semi-annually to the Quality Management Committee a summary of these findings
o Deficiencies will be identified and recommendations for corrective action will be made.
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