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Psychiatrist Needed for Locum Tenens Coverage at Facility in South of Boston, Massachusetts

Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatry-Forensic opening in Boston, Massachusetts. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

A correctional facility is seeking a psychiatrist to provide psychiatric services to inmates.The facility is located south of Boston, Massachusetts.Patients are adult male inmates 18 years of age and up. The locum will perform routine mental health exams on inmates referred by nursing, medical professional staff, correctional staff, and social workers, under established guidelines. This is becoming 100% hospital and treatment-oriented, so everyone in the facility will go through the admissions process that includes Psychiatric evaluation, not merely those with a referral from another discipline. The locum will provide psychiatric treatment and orders; studies, tests, referrals, and ancillary services that are required and that are consistent with medical/psychiatric authoritys commitment to providing basic mental health care services. The locum will also order medications for mental health needs while adhering to the established formulary and in compliance with Wellpath policies and procedures. They will also evaluates inmates on psychotropic medications and conduct psychotropic medication reviews.
Dates Needed: ASAP - Ongoing
Case Load/PPD: varies
Shift Type: Day Shift
Assignment Type: Clinic
Assignment Duration: Locums
Shift Hours: Part time (24 hours)
Call Required: No
Board Certification Required: Negotiable
Patient Population: Adults
Government: No

Reference ID: ORD-138604-MD-MA

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