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Full & Part-Time Community Psychiatrist Positions

Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services

Description

FORENSIC ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT &
ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT (F/ACT) TEAMS
MANHATTAN & BROOKLYN LOCATIONS

CASES is a New York City provider at the intersection of the mental health and the criminal justice systems. We focus on providing services to individuals with serious mental illnesses and co-occurring substance use disorders whose needs have not been met by more traditional mental health service delivery approaches. The CASES F/ACT teams engage consumers with flexibility and creativity to promote opportunities for recovery and rehabilitation in the community. CASES seeks Board Certified/Board Eligible psychiatrists with a passion for working on a team to make a difference in the lives of individuals with complex behavioral health and psychosocial needs. Working at CASES offers a unique opportunity to expand your professional repertoire by working on a multidisciplinary team and delivering treatment services in the community. Full-time and part-time options are available in Manhattan and Brooklyn, with a minimum commitment of two days per week.

The Psychiatrist works in FACT & ACT with the team leader and collaboratively assumes clinical responsibility for monitoring the treatment consumers receive and staff delivery of clinical services. The team provides 80% of the treatment services in community locations. The psychiatrist provides psychiatric assessment and treatment, and supervises medication management with team nurses. F/ACT psychiatrists also have a lead role supporting clinical supervision, education, and training of the team of social workers, nurses, case managers, psychiatric nurse practitioners and peer staff. Ideal candidates will value membership of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians committed to evidence-based treatment and social justice.

Qualifications

• Licensed as a physician by the NYS Education Department;
• Certified by, or eligible to be certified by, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology;
• Experience in community psychiatry, working with people with serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders;
• Spanish speaking preferred.

Contact

Please apply through: http://smrtr.io/Mz0i1A

Posted on 05/15/18; CVMHA ID #12080