The Geo Group

Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Similar Jobs

Job Details

P/T Psychiatrist

at The Geo Group

Posted: 8/26/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: J3R3ZC60L23NSKB6L06

Job Description

Job Description

Facility: 930

Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


Evaluates and treats inmates, detainees, or residents (I/D/R) demonstrating signs or symptoms of mental illness. Supervises nursing staff providing mental health services. Responsible for overall psychiatric direction of the mental health program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises clinical activities and medical personnel while on duty.
  • Evaluates patients referred for assessment due to mental illness.
  • Treats all patients requiring psychiatric intervention.
  • Refers patients counseling or inpatient care as necessary.
  • Reviews and adjusts as necessary all maintenance medications based on clinical judgment and as required by policy.
  • Provides emergency psychiatric care as required.
  • Provides in-service education for medical and correctional staff as requested.
  • Documents all services provided in the patient’s medical file.
  • Participates in review of the quality of care provided.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school with specialty training in psychiatry.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state in which the Facility is located.
  • One (1) year of clinical experience.
  • Copy of professional license to remain on file at the Facility where services are rendered at all times.
  • Maintain a current DPS and DEA Certificate of Registration.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!