CFG Health Network


Job Locations US-NJ-Bridgeton
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/1/2023 12:27 PM)
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CFG Health Systems


Be a part of a compassionate and quality driven team of providers who not only make a difference with their patient, but also makes a difference in the community. Working in the jails is both challenging and rewarding. You can be the light in someone’s life by providing genuine and quality care to the underserved. Practice medicine in a way that also gives you fulfillment.


Why Cumberland County? There is boating on wild and scenic rivers and miles of undisturbed bay shore. You can golf, fish, hunt and bird watch. There are roadside stands and u-pick farms. Tour historic sites, a performing arts center, a downtown arts district, museums, and a zoo. Find plenty of antiques and crafts, shopping malls, a visit to WheatonArts, or to attend one of the many animal festivals. Did you also know that Bridgeton is close to both Philadelphia and Atlantic City? Cumberland County is a hidden gem.


In coordination with the physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing medical services which are consistent with community standards of care. Reach out and learn more about our story.


As a Psychiatrist, you will diagnose and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in the jail setting.


  • Development and implementation of clinical programs in conjunction with psychologist.
  • Provision of full range of psychiatric services to assigned patients. Services provided include direct care of patients in the clinical setting including: assessment, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients and determining the degree of disabilities in patients. Psychiatrist will prescribe medication to patients as deemed necessary and will conduct medication management.  All services to be documented in the patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data and test findings to diagnose nature and extent    of mental disorder.
  • Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders .
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives, and other professionals.
  • Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patient to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
  • Participates in treatment team activities to include the development and periodic review of patient treatment plans and will take necessary steps when a patient refuses treatment.
  • Conducts and reviews forensic evaluations.
  • Provides crisis intervention training to staff.
  • Participates in unit morning reports (at relevant sites).
  • Subject to on-call responsibilities as assigned.
  • Promotes a positive working relationship with Health Services, mental health staff, correctional staff and CFG administrative staff.
  • Complies with employee standards of CFG Health Systems, LLC and applicable employee standards of the facility.  Compliance includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of a working environment and personal conduct consistent with professional responsibilities, the development of harmonious working relationships and timely notification of supervisory personnel absences form institution.
  • Supervises subordinate personnel including: hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
  • Ensures the implementation of CQI process and programs.
  • Chairs the treatment team or designates a chairperson.
  •  Complies with NJDOC requirement to use the swipe system for time reporting purposes.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Must be licensed as a psychiatrist in the state of New Jersey or able to obtain licensure
  • Must be board certified within five (5) years of completing residency and must maintain certification.
  • Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills. 
  • Must complete a satisfactory background investigation.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

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