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Psychiatrist - Corrections - Lewis

Buckeye, AZ 85326

Posted: 05/28/24 Employment Type: Temporary Position: Psychiatrist Job Number: 27055 Specialty: Correctional

Job Description

Psychiatrist- Corrections 

VHS is looking for a qualified Psychiatrist for an opening in Lewis (Buckeye), Arizona! 

Position Description: 

  • Maintain overall clinical responsibility for the mental health programs within the facility 

  • Oversee the completion of mental health screenings and evaluations 

  • Perform sick call visits and chronic care visits 

  • Conduct rounds in all units 

  • Formulate a working diagnosis, develop and implement a treatment plan, and evaluate/modify therapeutic regimens to promote positive patient outcomes 

  • Coordinate, lead and participate in educational training activities related to mental health care 

  • Complete mental health evaluations and provide court testimony, as needed 

Contract Terms: 

  • 13 week contract (20-30 hrs per week)

  • M-F - ideally 10 hour day shifts with goal of 2-3 shifts per week 


Position Requirements: 

  • Active, unrestricted license as a Psychiatrist in the state of AZ

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. #liveyourlife
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