Psychiatrists/Illinois/Indiana/Alabama/Full-Time or Part-Time
Wexford Health Sources, Inc
July 9, 2018
Crest Hill, Illinois
Full Time - Experienced
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
POSITION SUMMARY • Assists the Psychological Services Director and Health Services Administrator in administration, planning, management, and delivery of psychiatric services at the facility level.
• Serves as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team and acts as a liaison with other medical disciplines and provides consultation services to institutional staff for mental health issues as requested. • Develops and maintains a system to provide 24-hour mental health consultation services to institutional staff in situations requiring immediate crisis intervention. • Participates in and conducts in-service programs; assists in orientation of new staff. • Contributes to behavioral health program development and evaluation. • Monitors and insures the appropriate utilization of psychotropic medications. • Ensures compliance with Wexford Health Policies and Procedures, Health Services Bulletins (HSB), standards and state and correctional system regulations policies and procedures including following and enforcing security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medications.
BENEFITS Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including: • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase (if applicable) • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave • Paid holidays • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield • Dental and Vision insurance • 401(k) retirement saving plan • Company-paid short-term disability • Healthcare and dependent care spending account • Continuing education options
JOB REQUIREMENTS The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. LICENSING: Current license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Illinois CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification EDUCATION: M.D. degree with psychiatry residency PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: • Knowledge and skills to assess, diagnose, and treat medical and psychiatric disorders • Knowledge and experience with the special needs and behavior of individuals in forensic and correctional settings
Internal Number: ILPsych
About Wexford Health Sources, Inc
Innovative Correctional Health Care
Wexford Health Sources, the nations leading innovative correctional health care company, provides clients with experienced management and technologically advanced services, combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.
For the past two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting, claims processing, and quality management services.