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Psychiatrist

Health and Human Services, Public Safety

RICHMOND

Psychiatrist

  • 493912
  • 6900 ATMORE DRIVE , South Richmond, RICHMOND, Virginia, United States, 23225
  • Dept of Corr - Div of Inst
  • Health and Human Services
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)

Title: Psychiatrist

Hiring Range: $170,888 - $316,146

Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Location: DOC Headquarters

Agency Website: https://www.vadoc.virginia.gov/job-opportunities

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

It is the mission of the Health Services Unit of the VA DOC to provide quality security, medical and mental health services for the safety and benefit of the general public.

To provide psychiatric assessment and treatment to mentally ill inmates.

To function as a mental health provider to the inmates by performing initial and ongoing psychiatric assessments; to prescribe appropriate medication and/or mechanical measures to assist inmates to improve behaviors; assist with preparation and modification of treatment plans and recommend and assign to appropriate programs. Also to provide supervision to psychiatric providers at the institution. These services may be provided via telehealth.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited medical school and psychiatric residency program. Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Virginia; M.D./D.O

Skills and knowledge to provide comprehensive psychiatric services.

Candidate should have the ability to function independently and with minimal supervision.

Knowledge of the Internet, Microsoft outlook and Windows is beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications:


Prefer experience providing care in a correctional setting.

Prefer Certification by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Prefer forensic or addiction psychiatry.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process (AHP): In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, DOC encourages individuals with disabilities to apply through the AHP. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.

Contact Information:

Name: Lisa Washington

Phone: (804) 807 - 2152

Email: Applications submitted via email will not be accepted

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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