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Job Category: Psychiatrist
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Job Title: Psychiatrist
Hiring Organization: Washington State Department of Corrections
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Closing Date: 01/16/2015
Job Location: Washington
Description: The Department of Corrections is seeking highly motivated and qualified individuals for the position of Psychiatrist for the Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) located in Aberdeen, WA.

The Department has several options for providing mental health care to those who require treatment. All major institutions can provide temporary or short-term in-patient psychiatric care for crisis management and stabilization. In our continuing efforts to improve our comprehensive system of care, initiative and clinical leadership are highly prized.

Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) is a 1,936-bed multi-custody facility located five miles west of Aberdeen, on the southern Washington Coast. There are seven living units for medium and minimum long-term custody offenders and an intensive management unit for maximum-custody offenders. SCCC was Washington State's first tobacco-free facility for both staff and offenders.


Conduct psychiatric evaluations, prescribe appropriate medication and monitor the psychiatric care of patients, both in the general population and the inpatient units. Act in a leadership role to set and maintain standards of psychiatric care for the offenders within the facility. Consult with and advise physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, nurses and institutional administrative staff on matters relating to psychiatric services. Serve as a leader on the mental health team. Work with practitioners across the state to assure best utilization of our statewide system of care.

  • Board certified or eligible for certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.
  • Current (or the ability to obtain prior to hire) Washington Physician and Surgeon Licensure.
Additional Information:

This is direct employment, not agency.

This position may qualify for the Loan Repayment program!
Special Instructions:
Additional Online Information: www.doc.wa.gov/jobs
Contact Information: Jamie Robinson
Senior Healthcare Recruiter
Washington United States
(360) 407-5741
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