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Date: Aug 30, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32641

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Requisition No: 371741 

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60032792 


Posting Closing Date: 11/05/2021 

This is a Select Exempt Service position practicing in a forensic mental health treatment center to evaluate men with mental disorders, manage their course of treatment, and help prepare them to confront their legal situation as described in Chapter 916,  F.S. Position serves as the psychiatrist of record for a specific caseload of residents, the number determined by the need for an equitable distribution of the Center's total caseload among all the psychiatrists.  Duties include but are not limited to:

Participation in the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team for each resident working collaboratively to develop and implement treatment plans.  Completion of a psychiatric evaluation on every resident being admitted, initiating admission orders and developing a preliminary treatment plan. Work closely with the Clinic Physician, Dentist, and Health Care Coordinators to monitor the general health and dental needs of each resident. Completes documentation for the Clinical Record in a timely manner, and works collaboratively to insure that Clinical Summaries meet statutory deadlines for submission to the courts.Takes responsibility to see that required periodic psychiatric assessments are completed in a timely fashion. Testifies in court as necessary.

Licensure as a physician in accordance with Florida Statute 458.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville