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Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Locum

Company: A-Team Solutions
Location: Pound
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

A Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist practice is seeking a qualified physician for Pound, VA. This and other physician jobs brought to you by ExactMD. Medical Doctors Only Apply.

Place of Performance:
Pound, VA

A-Team Solutions is seeking a Psychiatrist for a full time position to provide services at (2) two local correctional facilities in Pound, VA (20)hours per facility, which would be (40) forty hours weekly, for an opportunity that we are currently pursuing.

Job Duties:

1. Provide services, as detailed in 2 through 19, for up to 40 hours (20 at each facility) per week at Red Onion and Wallens Ridge State Prisons. Services may be a combination of on-site services and services provided via telemedicine. On-site services are preferred. In the event the Provider plans to offer services via telemedicine, the Department of Corrections has the telemedicine equipment available at the Department---s Headquarters and at many of the Department---s facilities. Telemedicine sessions shall be scheduled by contacting the facility---s Psychology Associate Senior.
The Provider shall submit an accounting of hours worked each week to the facility---s Psychology Associate Senior. The accounting of hours shall include a breakdown of hours worked on-site and hours worked via telemedicine. The Provider will be paid for only the hours worked up to the required total. Services provided in less than full hour increments shall be invoiced and paid in one-tenth of an hour increments. Lunch breaks shall be unpaid, and time taken must be deducted from total hours. If hours per week reach 40 and additional hours of service are required, the specific number of additional hours must be approved in writing by the Chief Psychiatrist before services are provided or the Provider will not be paid for said hours. If service hours exceed the negotiated number of hours, any additional hours of service shall be approved in advance by the Chief Psychiatrist and shall be paid at the negotiated rate.
2. Perform evaluations and provide follow-up recommendations and psychopharmacological treatment for offenders referred for symptoms which indicate the presence of psychiatric, psychological, behavioral, emotional, cognitive, and/or neurological disorders. These services may be provided via telemedicine.

3. Record a summary of the problem and/or symptoms, the diagnosis, progress since last consultation, recommendations for further evaluation, medication, psychological services, environmental change and/or hospitalization, and other information the Provider deems appropriate in each offender---s Health Record at the conclusion of every interview or consultation. The Department may also require additional recording of information.

4. Adhere to the Formulary established by the Department.

5. Consult with the Department---s Chief Psychiatrist or designee regarding care of offenders on an as required basis.

6. Assess whether each offender referred for evaluation has a psychiatric disorder.

7. Make specific recommendations for further evaluation, medication, psychological services, environmental change and/or hospitalization.

8. Make provisional recommendations for treatment, specifying conditions, and for medications, specifying type(s) of medication(s) and dosage(s).

9. Refer offenders who require individual therapy or other mental health services to the facility Psychology Associate Senior for disposition. The Provider will confer, consult and coordinate with the Psychology Associate Senior and other treatment staff in instances which may impact institution operations.

10. Be responsible for involuntary commitment hearings and court-related activities as necessary, in consultation with the Psychology Associate Senior.

11. Be available twenty-four (24) hours per day for emergency consultations by phone.

12. Confer with the facility psychological, medical, counseling and security staff during time not used in evaluation and treatment of offenders and in consultation with the facility---s Psychology Associate Senior, in the treatment and management of specific offenders, and in the general prevention, recognition, handling and treatment of psychiatric disorders.

13. Discuss with the facility---s Psychologist or Psychology Associate Senior, on an on-going basis, the number of offenders and the means of interview and evaluation that will be used during each site visit.

14. Use on-site office space provided by the facility during scheduled visits.

15. Utilize the services and personnel employed by and/or under contract to the Department for providing any recommended treatment or further evaluation.

16. Abide by the Department---s ---Treatment Guidelines: Psychiatric Services.---

17. Immediately notify the Department if license or hospital privileges are denied, suspended or revoked; if any malpractice claims are filed; if any professional disciplinary action is taken; or if he/she has any physical, mental or emotional problems which might impact performance of assigned duties.

18. Provide alternate psychiatrist coverage during absence. The alternate must be approved in advance by the Department---s Chief Psychiatrist (Attachment I a). The alternate must abide by the same Scope of Services as the Primary Provider. The Department will pay the contract Provider who will be responsible for paying the subcontractor/alternate.

19. Provide psychiatrist services at another DOC facility on a temporary basis as needed and as mutually agreed upon. Any services provided at another DOC facility must be approved in advance by the Department---s Health Services Director and outlined in a written Contract Modification.


a. Doctor of Medicine degree from an accredited medical school
b. Copy of graduate medical training (residency/fellowship). Must be a graduate of psychiatric residency with Board eligibility or certification, with post graduate and residency training in psychiatry from ACGME accredited or AMA approved programs.
c. Current, valid license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia
d. Current and valid Board certification
e. Current and valid DEA certificate
f. Current and valid National Provider Identifier (NPI)
g. Verification of any hospital privileges

A-Team Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To learn more about A-Team Solutions, please visit us at (Registered Profile Required)! Contact us at 1(Registered Profile Required)

Keywords: A-Team Solutions, Kingsport , Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Locum, Healthcare , Pound, Tennessee

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