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(2937) Psychiatrist, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, or Physician Assistant

Job Description

This Position, properly credentialed as a Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), or Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for the delivery of professional and competent psychiatric care (primarily or entirely in person) to a full caseload prorated based on % FTE, to individuals in need of psychiatric care.

Service provision may include, as assigned depending upon the needs of the location: psychiatric evaluations, medication management, treatment planning, emergency evaluations, medication assisted treatment for substance use disorders, and other specified psychiatric services or related activities.  Duties may also include, but are not limited to, delegation (for physicians) of prescriptive authority to nurse practitioners and physician assistants, staff consultation, quality review activities, treatment team participation, training of students, and participation in any applicable on-call schedule.

The Position is responsible for maintaining all licensing and certifications necessary for the provision of assigned services, and for compliance with BTCS (and applicable contracted site) policies, training, procedures, and billing code requirements.

This Position provides Jail-Based Competency Restoration services (Williamson County and as developed), other justice-involved services to multiple counties as developed, and outpatient services to the Williamson County (Round Rock) and Burnet County Child and Adult Mental Health Clinics, based on credentials and center needs.  Services may also be provided to all BTCS or contracted sites, as assigned. Must be able to document services as assigned by the site including the use of an electronic medical record; documentation will be completed within a timely manner as defined by the assigned location.  Provision of services by telemedicine required; occasional in person services preferred.

Location: Williamson County, Burnet County, and other locations

Salary: Based on experience

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

CityWilliamson and Burnet Counties
CountyBurnet County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications:
Psychiatrist: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. By hire date: Certification of completion of residency in psychiatry; Current, active license to practice medicine in Texas as issued by the Texas Medical Board; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process). Unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third-party payers.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN): Registered Nurse with active license from Texas Board of Nursing as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (PMHNP-BC) with Prescriptive Authority for adult, child and adolescent psychiatric disorders; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process). Unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third-party payers. Will consider candidates in process of obtaining above certifications and licensure.

Physician Assistant (PA): Current, active Texas PA license as issued by the Texas Medical Board; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process of obtaining); unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third-party payers. Will consider candidates in process of obtaining above certifications and licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Psychiatrist (preferred professional type): Board Certification in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and/or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• APRN: 2 years or more experience in providing psychiatric services; 1 year or more experience providing psychiatric care in correctional settings
• PA: 2 years or more experience in providing psychiatric services; 1 year or more experience providing psychiatric care in correctional settings
Salary Amount$Based on Experience/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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