Physician / Psychiatry / California / Permanent / Psychiatrist Job
Company: Kurz Solutions
Posted on: September 15, 2022
One of Northern California's Most Charming Communities!
The Community - Vacaville, California
The City of Vacaville is a perfect destination for families and
children of all ages to escape the hustle and bustle of the big
city. An ideal spot to reset, rest, and unwind from the usual
busy-ness of day to day life. In Vacaville, you'll find a community
sparkling with natural beauty and an undeniable small-town
atmosphere. With a fascinating history as an agricultural heartland
and historic roadstop on the I-80 corridor and a rich, vibrant
culture, Vacaville has become a thriving destination for outdoor
recreation, shopping, dining, agriculture, events, and more.
Nestled in the rolling hills just west of Sacramento Valley - an
hour from San Francisco, and within minutes of the Napa and Sonoma
wine countries - Vacaville is a special place to live, work, play
and visit. Vacaville is an exciting escape from city life, with
affordable and family-friendly lodging and restaurants to explore
and a wide variety of amenities for couples and families to relax
and have fun. When you come to Vacaville, you're stepping off the
beaten path into a beautiful, serene countryside tucked into the
hills of Northern California and joining an open and welcoming
community where people can relax, unwind, and spend quality time
with their loved ones.
Explore Vacaville here.
About the Facility - California Medical Facility (CMF)
California Medical Facility (CMF) was established in 1955 by the
California Legislature to provide a centrally located facility to
meet the medical, psychiatric, and dental health care needs of male
felons incarcerated within the California Department of Corrections
and Rehabilitation (CDCR). CMF is a medium security medical
facility located in the city of Vacaville in Solano County.
Vacaville is located 37 miles southwest of Sacramento and 65 miles
northeast of San Francisco.
The majority of inmate-patients at CMF reside in an outpatient
setting and receive health care in an outpatient clinic. Patients
who require additional nursing care may be housed in the Outpatient
Housing Unit (OHU). Patients who require 24-hour nursing care may
be housed in a licensed medical correctional treatment center
(CTC). CMF also operates a 400-bed inpatient psychiatric CTC, a 50
bed mental health crisis bed CTC, and the first licensed prison
hospice in the United States.
Health care services provided at CMF include primary care, chronic
care, and specialty care clinics; radiology, occupational and
physical therapy, pharmacy services, laboratory, respiratory,
inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment,
end-of-life/palliative care services, services for the visually
and/or hearing impaired, and services for those with other acquired
or developmental disabilities.
Facility Address: 1600 California Dr. Vacaville, CA 95696
REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)
- Meet with mentally ill patient-inmates/youths for crisis
interventions, face-to-face interviews, etc. Must be able to
provide clinical face-to-face interviews at cell fronts in inmate
housing units. In some institutions, multi-tiered housing units may
require the ability to climb stairs and walk long distances.
- Conduct initial mental health evaluations including criminal,
psychiatric, and substance abuse case history to assess
inmate's/ward's current needs and make treatment recommendations in
the initial evaluation.
- Conduct clinically sound suicide risk evaluations including
clinical reviews, applying suicide risk assessment protocols,
pertinent data/chart reviews, proper documentation and
consultations as needed.
- Participate in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team (IDTT)
- Document all care provided to the patient-inmate/ward,
including face-to-face contacts and IDTT meetings.
- Monitor inmate/ward progress using Subjective, Objective,
Assessment, Plan and Education (SOAPE) formatted progress
- Effectively applies community standard of practice for
psychiatric treatment modalities and ethical standards.
- Perform mental status exam (MSE) in face-to-face clinical
- Identify the relevant signs and symptoms of
medical/psychological disorders in order to comprehensively
diagnose, assess and manage the presenting symptomatology.
- Examine prior mental health records, institutional chromos,
probation reports, court records and other available documents to
assist in the formulation of patient's diagnosis and aid in the
development of the inmate's/ward's treatment plans.
- Review, examine and diagnose psychiatric patients of all ages
and patient records and files in mental health program to determine
progress, effectiveness and/or appropriateness of treatment
- Consult, as necessary, with supervising psychiatrist on
unusual, complex, or serious cases, or present such cases to a
clinical conference for advice or decision.
- Provide clinical consultation to psychiatric staff on unusual,
complex or serious problems and cases where technical expertise is
- Prescribe medication as deemed appropriate for treatment and
utilize the CDCR Correctional Formulary or obtain non-formulary
- Interpret laboratory results and make clinically appropriate
referrals to medical services, as appropriate.
- Determine type of psychiatric and general medical treatment
- Prescribe changes in treatment when indicated.
- When conditions are suspected, adhere to mandated reporting
requirements regarding California Psychiatrists, including, but not
limited to, reported child and elder abuse, danger to self or
others, duty to warn (Taras
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