Job ID: 289795192  |  Last Updated: 12/3/2019

TelePsychiatrist - Part time

Nevada County Jail
Lake County, CA
Applicant Contact
Cheryl Klarich
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

This position is for a TelePsychiatrist for 6 hrs/wk on Mondays (4 hrs/wk at for the Adult side and 2 hrs/wk for the Juvenile side). Can also cover 4 hrs/wk on Thursdays at the Lake County Jail Facility.


Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, the psychiatrist will be responsible for the mental health program at the countys correctional facilities.


Education for Psychiatrist:

-Graduation from an accredited medical school.

Experience for Psychiatrist:

-Prefer correctional/detention facility experience

Licenses/Certifications for Psychiatrist:

-Current, unrestricted state license as a physician
-Current DEA license
-Current life saving certification


-Provision of all required medication prescriptions and medication monitoring
-Provision of ongoing individual counseling as required
-Referral of all 5150 eligible patients
-Supervision of LMFT
-Respond to psychiatric emergencies as identified
-Conduct monthly focused audits of a minimum of five charts and report semi-annually to the Quality Management Committee a summary of these findings
-Performs other duties as assigned
-Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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