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Physician / Psychiatry / California / Permanent / Psychiatrist Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Corcoran
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Get on (and in!) the Green in Corcoran, California

The Community - Corcoran , California
First and foremost, the City of Corcoran is the center hub for multiple luscious, rolling green hills belonging to prestigious golf courses that you can kick back in your cart, relax, and enjoy the beath-taking views. Enjoy proximity to the Tulare Golf Course, the Valle Oaks Golf Course and of course, the Lemoore Golf Course. If that's not your style then fret not, there are ample things and areas open for exploration! The Kings River offers full days of outdoor excitement ranging from river tours, fly fishing to hiking. Then again, if the outdoors isn't exactly appealing, make your way to downtown where you can spend your days leisurely strolling through the town and finding which shops will be your favorite place to go and which restaurants have the best chefs in their kitchen for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Corcoran has a spot reserved just for you, and it's yours for the taking!

Explore Corcoran here.

About the Facility - California State Prison - Corcoran
CSP-Corcoran is a complex, multi-mission institution complrised of the following facilities: Level I, Level III, Level IV, Administrative Segregation Unit, Security Housing Unit, Protective Housing Unit, General Population, Prison Industry Authority, a fully licensed Correctional Treatment Center, Long Term Restricted Housing and Enhanced Program Facility.

California Correctional Health Care Services designated COR a "basic care" institution. Basic care institutions maintain a generally healthy patient population with the capability of providing specialty medical services. We maintain 50 licensed beds in our Correctional Treatment Center (CTC), 24 Mental Health Crisis Beds (MHCB), and 14 beds in out Outpatient Housing Unit (OHU). August 16, 2015, COR received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections. This accreditation program is based on national standards set by the American Correctional Association.

Facility Address: 4001 King Ave, Corcoran, CA 93212

REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)

  • Meet with mentally ill patient-inmates/youths for crisis interventions, face-to-face interviews, etc. Must be able to provide clinical face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in inmate housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances.
  • Conduct initial mental health evaluations including criminal, psychiatric, and substance abuse case history to assess inmate's/ward's current needs and make treatment recommendations in the initial evaluation.
  • Conduct clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including clinical reviews, applying suicide risk assessment protocols, pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation and consultations as needed.
  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT) meetings.
  • Document all care provided to the patient-inmate/ward, including face-to-face contacts and IDTT meetings.
  • Monitor inmate/ward progress using Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan and Education (SOAPE) formatted progress notes.
  • Effectively applies community standard of practice for psychiatric treatment modalities and ethical standards.
  • Perform mental status exam (MSE) in face-to-face clinical interviews.
  • Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of medical/psychological disorders in order to comprehensively diagnose, assess and manage the presenting symptomatology.
  • Examine prior mental health records, institutional chromos, probation reports, court records and other available documents to assist in the formulation of patient's diagnosis and aid in the development of the inmate's/ward's treatment plans.
  • Review, examine and diagnose psychiatric patients of all ages and patient records and files in mental health program to determine progress, effectiveness and/or appropriateness of treatment services.
  • Consult, as necessary, with supervising psychiatrist on unusual, complex, or serious cases, or present such cases to a clinical conference for advice or decision.
  • Provide clinical consultation to psychiatric staff on unusual, complex or serious problems and cases where technical expertise is needed.
  • Prescribe medication as deemed appropriate for treatment and utilize the CDCR Correctional Formulary or obtain non-formulary approval.
  • Interpret laboratory results and make clinically appropriate referrals to medical services, as appropriate.
  • Determine type of psychiatric and general medical treatment needed.
  • Prescribe changes in treatment when indicated.
  • When conditions are suspected, adhere to mandated reporting requirements regarding California Psychiatrists, including, but not limited to, reported child and elder abuse, danger to self or others, duty to warn (Tarasoff) reporting and other confidentiality mandates.
  • Develop a therapeutic relationship with the patient-inmate's/ward's families and caretakers to enhance effective treatment delivery.
  • Work in consult with primary care medicine in identifying and managing co-occurring, co-morbid and treatment related medical conditions.
  • Make clinical rounds and review progress of patients, including assessments in inmate/ward housing units.
  • Serve periodically as psychiatrist-of-the-day for on-call/call back during weekend and off-hours for patient emergencies, Mental Health Crisis Beds follow up, and 5-day follow ups.
  • Administer psychiatric treatment with assistance, as necessary, from other health care providers.
  • Maintain order and supervise

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Tulare , Physician / Psychiatry / California / Permanent / Psychiatrist Job, Healthcare , Corcoran, California

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