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Staff Psychiatrist

Company: Armor Health
Location: Naples
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Psychiatry-Forensic opening in Naples, Florida. This and other physician jobs brought to you by At Armor Health, we are raising the standard of care to impact the lives of those we serve by partnering with exceptional correctional organizations to improve health care outcomes. We provide support for patients and foster the wellness and wellbeing of the lives entrusted by our care. Armor is laser-focused on providing the best in class interventions to ensure optimal outcomes. Through our core values, embrace change, take ownership, attention to detail, sense of urgency, results oriented and collaborative environment we are a dynamic team that is setting the bar and revolutionizing correctional healthcare.Great outcomes start with great people and Armor has an exciting opportunity for a Psychiatrist to collaborate with leadership and support the clinical outcomes of the patients we serve.
Job Summary:Provides medical psychiatric assessments and services to patients in a correctional facility.Essential Function:

  • Supervises and manages the daily operations of the prescribing of psychotropic medications to the mentally ill population; serves on committees as appropriate and conduct staff in-service training.
  • Assesses patient's mental status and medical needs; based upon diagnosis direct the formulation of treatment plans; monitors patient's progress and modifies treatment plans as indicated.
  • Communicates medical orders to the nursing staff.
  • Participates in case disposition and follow-up planning; provides medical case supervision and consultation.
  • Maintains records and provides documentation associated with services delivered
  • Certifies a patient for inpatient hospital or acute care psychiatric facility as appropriate.
  • Provides evaluations as required by the courts.
  • Respond to requests from Security Staff as well as Armor Staff in accordance with Armor and Facility Guidelines. This includes following the rules and regulations for employee conduct/behavior and chain of command set forth by the command staff at all times while working within the detention/correctional facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    RequirementsSkills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:
    • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of mental health diagnosis and treatment.
    • Knowledge of mental health diagnostic and patient care services.
    • Ability to supervise and train employees.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids.
    • Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions and progress using the POMR method of charting.
    • Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of mental health services.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, correctional accrediting body standards, and institutional regulations and guidelines for the provision of mental health services.
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to maintain quality, safety and infection control standards.Education and Experience Requirements:
      • Licensed in the state as an M.D. or D.O. with specialty training in psychiatry
      • Board certified or board eligible
      • One year of clinical experience
      • Other relevant professional experiences or educational backgrounds will be considered as deemed appropriate. However, when licensure is required by local, state, federal or contractual guidelines, we will not alter our position on those requirements.Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
        • Exposure to disturbed and potentially aggressive patients.
        • Clinical work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, forensic psychiatry jobs, psychologist jobs

Keywords: Armor Health, Cape Coral , Staff Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Naples, Florida

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