The incumbent in this position serves as the Chief Psychiatric Officer for the Michigan Department of Corrections. S/he will act as the foremost authority on psychiatric and psychological matters within the MDOC. S/he will direct the activities of the MDOC Psychological Service Unit (PSU) and oversee the activities of the Corrections Mental Health program (CMHP) which provides psychiatric services for the seriously mentally ill.
Education: Possession of a medical degree from an accredited school of medicine.
Experience: Five years of professional experience equivalent to a Psychiatrist in a mental health facility or clinic, including one year equivalent to a chief of clinical affairs at a state facility for the mentally ill.