Jacksonville, FL

Key Info


Inpatient and outpatient

Full Time Psychiatrist

Great Opportunity to Grow with Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc. in Florida!

Job Summary:

Provides medical psychiatric assessments and services to patients in a correctional facility.

Essential Function:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Maintains records and provides documentation associated with services delivered.
  4. Certifies a patient for inpatient hospital or acute care psychiatric facility as appropriate.

Provides evaluations as required by the courts.

Skills, 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:

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Posted June 1, 2020


Not Covered