Psychiatrist #020813 - Division of Mental Health
SC Department of Corrections
Salary $125.00 Per Hour
Provides psychiatric medical services (acute and chronic) to inmates as necessary. Directs a multi-disciplinary treatment team, intake team, and provides outpatient clinical services as required. Prescribes medication, monitors patient response, and provides compensating intervention as necessary. Prepares treatment plans and recommendations. Works with staff to effect behavioral changes, remission of illness, and/or behavioral stabilization. Conducts staff training and development. Maintains medical records, treatment notes and clinical records in accordance with medical standards and facility requirements. Assists in the medical/psychiatric crisis management of violent, suicidal and disturbed inmates in concert with other multi-disciplinary team members. Reviews/approves standing orders, clinical policies/procedures relative to inmate psychiatric services. Prepares documents necessary to effect voluntary, emergency or involuntary Transfer or placement to outside mental health facilities as required.
Three years residency in psychiatry. Must be licensed to practice medicine in the state of south carolina. Knowledge of the techniques and skills used in examination, diagnosis and treatment of the mentally ill and principles and practices of psychiatric medicine. Certified by the american board of psychiatry and neurology in psychiatry, or eligible for and/or in the process of receiving certification.
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