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Psych MidLevel Practitioner-OP- TJJD - Conroe HUB

Company: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The mission of Correctional Managed Care is to address the healthcare needs of underserved patient populations within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) -and the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD).
JOB SUMMARY :



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Under the direction of the Clinical Director or Staff Psychiatrist - Outpatient, this position provides direct psychiatric care to patients assigned to outpatient psychiatric facilities within the UTMB sector of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).






ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :


  • Provides direct psychiatric care to patients assigned to psychiatric outpatient facilities, under the supervision of the Clinical Director or Staff Psychiatrist - Outpatient.
  • Regularly participates in clinical consultations with the facility mental health and medical staff.
  • Conducts psychiatric assessments and develops treatment plans for assigned patients under the supervision of the Clinical Director or Staff Psychiatrist - Outpatient.
  • Participates in the psychiatry QI/QM program.
  • Provides emergency psychiatric call.
  • Works all assigned hours as required.
  • Adheres to internal controls established for department.
  • Performs related duties as required.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT :



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    Work environment is located within the confines of a prison, jail or juvenile detention center. Security clearance is required; pre-employment drug testing is also required. REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPE RIENCE :


    Graduation from an Accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program and current licensure to practice in the State of Texas. Mental health experience required. Current BLS-HP required.


    Correctional experience is preferred.



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    Salary is commensurate with years of relevant work experience.



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    Equal Employment Opportunity



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    UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Compensation

Keywords: The University of Texas Medical Branch, College Station , Psych MidLevel Practitioner-OP- TJJD - Conroe HUB, Other , Huntsville, Texas

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