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Psychiatrist - Full Time (West Chester/Leesport, PA)

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: West Chester
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We're a privately owned, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice. PCM provides comprehensive medical & mental health care services to over 70 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout 5 different states in the Northeastern US (PA, MD, FL, NY, & NH) Correctional medicine is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's mental health professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned skills and knowledge on a daily basis. Correctional health care is the perfect hybrid of Outpatient and Inpatient Psychiatry, serving an often underserved and extremely diverse patient population. We are currently looking for an on-site, full-time Psychiatrist to join our team at several facilities in the West Chester, PA and/or Leesport, PA areas. This position requires 40 hours of on-site psychiatric care each week, Monday's - Friday's, during normal business hours (i.e., 8:00a - 4:30p). To quickly summary some key points:

  • Salaries are negotiable and commensurate based on experience,
  • Company-paid family health care benefits offered,
  • Company-paid life insurance provided,
  • Retirement benefits (i.e. 401k with discretionary company match) available,
  • Company-paid liability insurance (including tail) included,
  • Generous PTO vacation plan provided; and
  • Annual licensure reimbursement offered. Job Duties:
    • Provide service to the inmate/patient population while utilizing current, acceptable standards of psychiatric practice.
    • Assume responsibility for clinical management of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, as well as PCM policies and procedures.
    • Services to be provided on scheduled work days according to standards and times mutually agreeable to physician, facility administration, and PCM.
    • Provide psychiatric treatment to confined inmates/patients (i.e. restricted housing, behavioral units, etc.).
    • Provide psychiatric consultation to all professionals (i.e. physicians/nursing) within the unit.
    • Oversee and supervise all psychiatric clinical services provided.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely psychiatric entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
    • Available for consultation and/or emergency psychiatric coverage.
    • Work collaboratively and supervise clinical activities of fellow psychologist and medical staff while on duty.
    • Evaluate all inmates/patients referred with mental health concerns for presence, or absence, of mental illness.
    • Refer inmates/patients as necessary to appropriate psychiatric facilities when appropriate.
    • Work collaboratively with pharmacy to evaluate and approve all medications and other medicinal preparations, which comprise the facility formulary.
    • Establish and monitor standards of care provided by physicians, psychologist and nurses in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted psychiatric standards.

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Wilmington , Psychiatrist - Full Time (West Chester/Leesport, PA), Healthcare , West Chester, Delaware

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