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Utah Department of Corrections



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Psychiatrist

Job ID: 53967
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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.

Benefits:

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 .

Amount of Pay:

$83.25

Frequency of Pay:

per hour

Other Qualifications:

 

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

1

Age Requirement:

21
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Function:

Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services

Status:

Full-time

Posted:

04.15.2019
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Discipline:

Prisons & Institutions

Level:

Supervisor