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Psychiatrist - PROS Seamark

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ

Description

General Purpose:
In accordance with program regulations the Psychiatrist provide psycho-pharmacotherapy and other therapy to population of chronically, mentally ill patients and assist in interdisciplinary clinical team in monitoring client symptoms, stability and medication side effects.

Essential Functions:
• Provide oversight of clinic from medical, neurobiological model of mental illness in conjunction with Program Director and clinical team of therapists, social workers, etc.
• Listen to case summaries of all clients in “med rounds” and provide monitoring, clinical directives from medical perspective with respect to client stability, risk, medication issues, etc.
• Provide psychotropic medications to remediate client psychiatric symptoms based in on-going assessments of benefit-risk ratios. Make meds adjustments accordingly.
• Provide health information to clients, educate on risks versus benefits of meds, management of med side effects, interrelationship of physical/psychiatric well being. Individually and via groups.
• Coordinate treatment with and communicate effectively with other clinical professionals (RN, social workers, etc.) “in-house” and also outside of program as needed (e.g. client primary physicians or other specialists).
• Provide info to clinical team on newest developments in neuropsychiatry and possible applications to program.
• Document all services provided legibly and according to regulations (e.g. OMH, best practices, etc.).

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
• Must be a Medical Doctor, specializing in Psychiatry, with current license and approval by relevant A.M.A. boards and regulating/governing bodies. All relevant certificates must be current (e.g. controlled substance registrations from NYS Dept. of Health, Bureau of Controlled Substances, etc.).
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in Day Treatment or similar (community meds) setting (e.g. partial hospital).

Scope of Responsibility & Positions Supervised:.
• Oversee clinical interdisciplinary team from medical model perspective (neurobiological) with some flexibility and knowledge with respect to other models of treatment for mental illness (e.g. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).
• Coordinate treatment with staff RN and provide medical oversight.
• Maintain confidentiality of records, keep records up to date and maintain highest ethical/medical standards.
• Provide oversight in medical rounds with respect to client readiness for discharge or need for hospitalization, special interventions, etc.
• Communicate with other physicians and specialists as needed (e.g. in assessing MRI results, lab-work, etc.).

Special Working Conditions:
Direct and extensive work with psychosis. Important to maintain healthy clinical boundaries, deal with transference/counter-transference, insulate self from burnout.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
• Must be a Medical Doctor, specializing in Psychiatry, with current license and approval by relevant A.M.A. boards and regulating/governing bodies. All relevant certificates must be current (e.g. controlled substance registrations from NYS Dept. of Health, Bureau of Controlled Substances, etc.).
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in Day Treatment or similar (community meds) setting (e.g. partial hospital).

Contact

https://www.irecruit-us.com/jobRequest.php?OrgID=I20120605&RequestID=15106781825a0b1ea6c37551120&source=XML

Posted on 11/14/17; CVMHA ID #11569