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Utah Department of Corrections

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Job Description:

The Department of Corrections, Clinical Services Bureau, is seeking to hire a Licensed Psychiatrist who is interested in working in a unique and challenging environment in administering and providing treatment in caring for the mental health needs of inmates. Work is performed within a secure clinical environment. Treatments include establishing and implementing  psychiatric treatment plans and conducting periodic progress reviews of patients. You will make diagnostic determinations and decisions, provide diagnostic/therapeutic interventions, coordinate treatment plans, and stabilize and manage psychiatric emergencies as needed. 

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will:

  • be licensed to practice medicine in the State of Utah
  • be certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.
  • have a solid understanding of principles, theories, and practices of mental health disorders
  • possess strong diagnostic skills and the ability to document clearly
  • understand interactions and adverse reactions of drugs, medications and their dosage
  • have knowledge as to the operation of applicable specialized equipment
  • have knowledge of laboratory techniques and safety practices
  • be skilled in assessing, developing, applying, and following treatment plans
  • be skilled in applying principles, theories, and practices of human growth and development

Why You Should Join Our Team
As a benefited employee of the Department of Corrections, you will receive exceptional health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off.

The Agency
For more information about the Department of Corrections, click here.


The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Please click the following link for detailed information page: Benefits  To access a Total Compensation Calculator in Excel format click HERE .

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