Post Date: September 25, 2019
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F
What You Will Do
Our Psychiatric provider will be responsible for health care management and the provision of psychiatric and substance abuse health care services to adults, adolescences and children consistent with medical practice group principles.
- Direct, coordinate and participate in the care of a designated group of patients.
- Manage patient care problems according to pre-established protocols.
- Obtain and document patient’s health history.
- Perform and document physical examinations and write prescriptions.
- Order, interpret, and follow-up on diagnostic tests (i.e., laboratory work, x-rays, EKG, Spirometry, etc.) according to established protocols.
- Ensure that documentation meets all standards and policies, including all findings, interventions, and results.
- Instruct and counsel individuals and/or families or groups about general health and/or defined health problems.
- Administer medications, treatments and immunizations as necessary according to agency policies and procedures.
- Utilize community resources in planning appropriate patient care.
- Act as a liaison by relaying information necessary for continuity of care to other health professionalsand agencies.
- Follow regulations, standards, policies and protocols of medical practice.
- Responsible for diagnosing and treating common mental illnesses and chemical dependencies.
- Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
- Provide patient and/or family with health education, counseling, and referrals to other healthcare professionals and community resources when appropriate.
- Collaborate with physicians and other members of the health team to plan optimal care for the patient.
- Work with patient and family to formulate a patient treatment and education plan.
- Provide follow-up care and determine effectiveness of treatment plans.
- Re-assess and change treatment plan as needed.
- Perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
What You Will Need
Doctor of Medicine, Psychiatric Specialty and completion of an accredited residency program.
- Demonstrated experience working with chemically dependent and mentally ill population
- Comfortable with prescribing for Medication Assisted Treatment Program (e.g., Vivitrol)
- Ability to function interdependently as well as independently
- Maintain regulatory requirements and patient confidentiality at all times
- Knowledge of and ability to apply clinical science to practice
- Expertise in implementing the clinical process to meet patient care needs
- Knowledge and skills in implementing complex clinical procedures under supervision
- Analytical ability to identify clinical problems, formulate and implement a plan of action
- Knowledge of adult learning principles and skills in conducting educational sessions
- Treat staff, patients and families with respect and dignity
- Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain a harmonious working environment
- Excellent verbal and written skills. Flexibility to work at assigned Medical Centers
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.