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Full Time Psychiatrist at Elgin Treatment Center

Company: Wexford Health Sources
Location: Elgin
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Elgin, Illinois. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.

Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a full-time (40 hours per week) to join our team of healthcare professionals at the Elgin Treatment Center in Elgin, Illinois

We're proud to offer our providers an extremely competitive benefits package including:
-Company-paid medical malpractice insurance
-No completing insurance forms and waiting for reimbursement
-No hassles or overhead costs associated with private practice
-Steady income with no need to look for new patients
-Annual review with performance increase
-Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
-Paid holidays
-Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
-Dental and Vision insurance
-401(k) retirement saving plans
-Company-paid short-term disability
-Healthcare and dependent care spending account

**Opportunity for flexible hours to work around your schedule!**

The Psychiatrist, licensed in the state of assignment, will be under the supervision of the Medical Director. They are responsible for providing consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment to inmates at the correctional facility. The proper candidate will work effectively with patients, patient families as appropriate, dental staff, and medical and support staff (i.e., pharmacy, laboratory) and consulting physicians and dentist, etc.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Provide onsite psychiatrist assessment, diagnosis and treatment of those inmates referred by the medical or clinical services staff.
-Provide written summaries of history, diagnosis and treatment course.
-Screening of inmates prior to community correctional facility placement and evaluation of inmates for possible transfer to a psychiatric treatment facility.
-Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for inpatient Mental Health Unit, to include assessment and diagnostic, staffing, treatment planning, and regular review of all inmates assigned.
-Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for all inmates referred by the Mental Health Unit for those inmates in the general population who need regular psychiatric/mental health follow-up.
-Other duties as required and/or assigned.
Work Environment: Health Care Unit in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel

Licensing: State MD license
Certification: Board Certification in Psychiatry preferred, CPR
Experience: Correctional experience preferred
Education: Medical degree, internships/residency in Psychiatry


Sharon Holder
Senior Physician Recruitment Consultant

Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: Wexford Health Sources, Elgin , Full Time Psychiatrist at Elgin Treatment Center, Healthcare , Elgin, Illinois

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