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Psychiatrist- Independent Contractor

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Location: Huntsville, AL

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Job Description

Recruiter: Courtney Davila

Telephone: 256-725-7170


Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of our youth?

Do you want a supportive work environment?

Do you want to be part of leading a youth and young adults to personal victory and success?

 If you answered “yes' then Sequel Youth and Family Services may have the perfect job for you!!!!

Program Overview

Sequel Youth and Family Services of Owens Cross Roads, is an intensive residential treatment facility providing an array of gender specific, evidenced based and trauma informed services for female adolescents, ages 12-18, with serious and/or chronic emotional and/or behavioral management problems that interfere with the child’s ability to function in the family, school and/or community setting outside of a residential environment.

Position Overview

Sequel Youth and Family Services of Owens Cross Roads needs a licensed psychiatrist to provide final psychiatric judgements concerning questions of necessary and essential Psychiatric care of students, to include weekly on site covering and treatment of psychiatric issues, completing psychiatric notes, completing psychiatric evaluations of the students and 24 hour on call for psychiatric issues.  The psychiatrist will be an independent contractor and be paid monthly for services provided.


  1. Review and approve or recommend changes in Sequel TSI Owens Cross Roads policy, procedure and practice regarding unimpeded access to psychiatric services to assure accessibility and availability of levels of care appropriate to residents’ psychiatric needs.

  2. Review and recommend changes in the specific duties and training requirements of all qualified personnel employed by Sequel TSI Owens Cross Roads.

  3. Provide medication specific training to medical personnel for unusual or unique drugs prescribed by a physician in caring for students.

  4. Review and/or recommend changes in the placement, contents, location and procedure for periodic inspection of facility pharmacy as part of compliance procedures.

  5. On an annual basis in consultation with the Health Authority, approve the formulary specifically developed for the facility medicine room.

  6. Review available health records and health screenings at Sequel TSI Owens Cross Roads for students arriving at the facility as part of psychiatric evaluations and treatment planning as well as medication management.

  7. Based upon the results of those exams (i.e. above), any appropriate testing and interview with students, set forth in writing any necessary treatment plans or initiate referral for consultation as necessary to maintain psychiatric assessments and follow ups.Schedule students for additional visits for follow-up.

  8. Provide Sequel TSI Owens Cross Roads with documentation of those psychiatric assessments, treatment plans and or physician orders.

  9. Submit current personal credentials and licensing of health care professionals utilized in performance of this agreement to the Sequel TSI Program Executive Director.

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