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Psychiatrist - Nathaniel Clinic (up to 35 hours per week)



Reports to: Director of Practice Operations

Hours: Part-time or Full-time (clinic is open some evenings and Saturdays)


CASES is a New York City leader in services for individuals with mental illnesses involved in the criminal justice system. We are focused on providing alternatives to incarceration/detention, reentry, and mental health treatment services that offer individuals with complex criminal justice, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs, recovery and rehabilitation. CASES seeks an experienced psychiatrist who is a mission driven and compassionate clinician who is committed to social justice and evidence-based practices, and the goals of public safety, violence risk management, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed services for high-need and high-risk youth and adults.


• Conduct psychiatric assessments, evaluations, and consultations
• Prescribe, monitor, and administer psychotropic medications
• Provide Medication-Assisted Treatment for substance use disorders
• Work with nursing staff to assess, monitor, and educate clients on their physical health status
• Order and review routine blood work, including toxicology tests
• Communicate with emergency room/hospital staff to coordinate care and discharge planning
• Collaborate with primary care providers, including those at the co-located Federally Qualified Health Center (FHQC) run by the Institute of Family Health (IFH)
• Provide crisis intervention services during regular business hours
• Provide evidence-based, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, and culturally competent services
• Provide psychoeducation to clients’ families and other loved ones involved in treatment
• Complete all clinical documentation within timeframes set forth by regulations and payers
• Use collaborative documentation methods for paperwork
• Full use of the electronic health record, including e-prescribing
• Review and sign treatment plans; provide clinical direction on psychotherapeutic interventions
• Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, and high-risk rounds
• Participate in quality improvement initiatives and policy/procedure development
• Perform other duties required by senior executive staff


• Licensed to practice medicine in New York State
• Certified by, or eligible to be certified by, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
• Completed buprenorphine waiver training
• Experience working with people with serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders, primary health care conditions, and criminal justice involvement
• Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred
• Applicants excluded on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally Assisted Program) are not eligible for an appointment to CASES. Physicians are required to become an enrolled Medicare provider; obtain and provide a National Provider Identifier (NPI). Ongoing employment may be subject to the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid.


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Posted on 07/30/18; CVMHA ID #12235