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VitalCore Health Strategies
Charlotte, NC
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Medical Management
Join the VitalCore Team in North Carolina! We're people fueled by passion, not by profit!

VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Health Care, has an opening for a Psychiatrist at Mecklenburg County Jail in Charlotte, North Carolina (5 hours / week)!

At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring hardworking ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff.

  • Holiday Pay: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term/Long Term Disability
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program and Discount Center
  • 401K & Plan Matching
  • PTO
  • Annual Incentive Bonus
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • 5 hours / week


The Psychiatrist provides diagnostic evaluation and treatment to patients as well as psychiatric consultation, diagnosis, and treatment to patients. The Psychiatrist provides clinical direction, general supervision, and training to the site staff, and has other managerial responsibilities. They approve, sign, and monitor the implementation and efficiency of all treatment plans. The Psychiatrist creates discharge plans to insure appropriate follow-up and support after discharge from the facility.
  • Must be a graduate of medical school and have completed an appropriate psychiatric residency.
  • Must be licensed to practice in the state of employment and certified by the Office of Behavioral Health to provide psychiatric services in a licensed inpatient unit.
  • Must have current DEA number.

  • Provide onsite psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of those inmates referred by the medical and clinical services staff.
  • Provide written summaries of history, diagnosis and treatment course.
  • Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for inpatients, assessment, diagnosis, staffing, treatment planning, and regular review of all inmates assigned.
  • Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for all inmates referred to the Healthcare Unit for those inmates in the general population who need regular psychiatric/behavioral health follow up.
  • Where applicable, provide psychiatric services for those inmates who need to be transferred to Behavioral Health facilities. Services to include work up and any court hearing testimony needed.
  • Where applicable, act as regular Psychiatrist and participate in the treatment programming and planning for the
  • Behavioral Health Unit (if applicable) duties include regular staffing and contact with Behavioral Health Unit staff and supervisor, discussion of problem cases, follow up and monitoring of medication, and general psychiatric input.
  • Provide medication management to all inmates admitted.
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy as appropriate.
  • Approve, sign, and monitor the implementation and efficiency of treatment plans.
  • Approve all admissions and discharges into the Behavioral Health Unit, if applicable.
  • Provide in-service education to the site staff as needed.
  • Attend training and meetings as required.

VitalCore Health Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.

Keywords: Psychiatrist, Corrections, Behavioral Health, #indmg #ZR

5 hours / week

Compensation details: 230-250 Hourly Wage


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