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(Archived) Urgent Need for Psychiatrists in the Bakersfield Area; Flexible Scheduling

Last Updated: 2/13/19

Job Description

This is a great location near major cities like Fresno and Bakersfield, but it also offers opportunities for outdoor recreation including river rafting and hiking.

  • Will accommodate all schedules
  • Inpatient adult males only
  • Hours: 8am-4pm, 7 days a week
  • Duties: meet with mentally ill patients for crisis interventions and face-to-face interviews, mental health evaluations, suicide risk evaluations
  • Will serve periodically as psychiatrist of the day and be on-call for emergencies and follow-ups
  • Must be comfortable meeting with mentally ill patients/inmates.
  • Meet with mentally ill patients for crisis interventions, face to face interviews, etc. Must be able to provide 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 inmates/wards 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;
  • Adhere to all procedures of the prison unit to assure patients have the treatment they need and consult with other physicians to ensure proper care is given, give proper documentation and be able to look at past documentation on patients.

Company Details

Fusion HealthCare Staffing

Sandy, Utah, United States

At Fusion Healthcare Staffing, we pride ourselves on giving personalized service with unmatched integrity and honesty. Our experienced staffing professionals will not only help you find jobs in your specialty throughout the country; they’ll also help you through every step of the credentialing and traveling process. We love providing medical professionals with opportunities for travel, growt...