Psychiatry Physician near Chattanooga, TN

Dec 23, 2016
Neurology, Psychiatry
Position Type
Locum Tenens
Medical Doctor Associates (MDA) is seeking a BE/BC Psychiatry Physician to work part-time; 24 hours per week M-F for 90 days.Must be a graduate of medical school and have completed an appropriate psychiatric residency.

Must be licensed to practice in the applicable state and certified by the Office of Mental Health to provide psychiatric services in a licensed inpatient unit.  Corrections experience preferred. Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration.  Provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment to patients on the Mental Health Inpatient Unit.Provide psychiatric consultation, diagnosis, and treatment to inmates.Provide clinical direction, general supervision and training to the Mental Health Unit staff.  Approve, sign and monitor the implementation and efficiency of all treatment plans.  Create discharge plans to insure appropriate follow-up and support after discharge from the institution's unit. Provide onsite psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of those inmates referred by the medical or clinical services staff.Provide written summaries of history, diagnosis and treatment course.  Provide medication management to all inmates admitted to the Mental Health Unit.  Provide individual and/or group therapy as appropriate.  Approve all admissions and discharges into the Mental Health Unit. Approve, sign and monitor the implementation and efficiency of treatment plans.Provide in-service education to the Mental Health Unit staff as needed.Be available on a scheduled basis for the on-call needs of the Mental Health Unit.Participate in Treatment Audit Committee.

For more information about this LT assignment, please contact:  Leilani Ladrillono MDA Recruiter Toll Free:  800-780-3500 ext. 52177; Direct:  770-797-2177; Fax:  678-245-7168; Email: