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Job Description

Corizon, the nation’s leading private provider of contract healthcare services to correctional facilities, has an Exceptional Opportunity for a Full Time Psychiatrist in Florence, Arizona. Designated NHSC Loan Repayment Facility.

The qualified candidate will provide medication management and evaluations to the incarcerated population within a correctional medical unit environment. Position features true opportunity for career/life balance.


As a Full Time Physician working with Corizon you will receive an excellent compensation package, including a competitive hourly rate, benefit package including medical, dental vision, company paid malpractice coverage, CME allowance, life insurance, short/long term disability insurance, 401K with a match and paid time off, and Retention bonus.


If you're tired of the administrative headache of private practice and want a more balanced lifestyle, call us today for more information or apply on-line now!

Do you need more flexibility in your schedule?   Corizon also offers Locum Tenens assignments nationwide.

For more information call 800-222-8215 x 9541 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] .


Job Requirements


          Provides consultations and assessments to manage and stabilize emergent problems

          Provides mental health evaluations, assessments and follow-up care

          Provides consultation to mental health staff regarding patient diagnosis and treatment

          Provides consultation and follow-up to mental health staff to ascertain the need for  psychotropic medication

          Reviews treatment plans for patients as directed by facility leadership

          Participates in various treatment modalities as required by the mental health service

          Participates in case conferences and treatment planning for patients receiving and being considered for mental health treatment

          Participates in mental health and medical rounds as assigned

          Schedules patients for follow-up care as per protocol

          Rotating on-call (by phone only)

          Renews medications (bridge orders) when appropriate as per protocol

          Evaluates patients for hospitalization

          Conducts group sessions on mental health observation units including medication compliance groups

          May supervise Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants including review and
co- signature of medication orders

          Performs other duties as assigned by Unit Chief, Assistant Unit Chief, Clinical Supervisor, or Supervising Psychiatrist



          Board Certified or Fully Residence Trained in Psychiatry

          Licensed or License eligible in Arizona



Job Snapshot

Other Pay Retention Bonus, Designated Loan Repayment Facility
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation Yes
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 3406
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