Leads and directs care of psychiatric patient, serves as clinical lead for the multi-disciplinary care team. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient and serves as a resource for multi-disciplinary team. Full-time salaried and hourly positions available.
Essential Job Functions:
- Serves as the attending psychiatrist to patients.
- Completes initial psychiatric assessments, crisis interventions, family interventions, focused crisis diagnostic assessments, assessments of capacity for consent to treatment, risk assessments, patient education, progress towards treatment goals, and discharge planning including medical, psychological, social, behavioral and developmental aspects of the patient's care, treatment, and services.
- Participate in care coordination with non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, and our Behavioral Health Coordinators, with respect to psychiatric treatment.
- Completes medication flow sheets, medication, reconciliation, medication education, and medication consent according to established policy.
- Assists in the development of policies, procedures, and program development.
- Orders laboratory test according to standards of medical practice.
- Reviews health assessment completed by nursing staff, obtains a past and current medical history, and conducts a focused physical examination as indicated.
- Initiates contact with Primary Care Physicians and other Clinicians according to established guidelines.
- Assesses patient's needs and guides the clinician team while managing treatment plan updates, in addition to initiating contact with outpatient clinicians.
- Reviews and utilizes all available documents form the crisis clinical team.
- Utilizes appropriate medication based on evidence and best practices.
- Works closely with other personnel to ensure that each treatment modality is appropriate for the consumer in addition to working with outside psychiatric providers in crisis and inpatient services.
- Participates in committees as assigned.
- Direct Reports: Medical Director
- Supervisory Functions: None
- Occasionally required to stand
- Occasionally required to walk.
- Continually required to sit.
- Occasionally required to use hands.
- Continually required to talk or hear.
- Occasionally required to lift/push light weights (less than 25 pounds)
- Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust or focus
Typical office environment:
- This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers
- Travel to company subsidiaries may be necessary.
- Minimum Qualifications:
- Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine.
- 3 years of post-doctoral experience, to include approved psychiatric residency training programs, in the delivery of mental health treatment of children, adolescents, and/or adults.
- Licensed by the State of Arizona, eligible for Board Certification
- Unrestricted DEA license
- Preferred Qualifications:
- Board certified in Psychiatry
- DEA X License
- Interpersonal Skills Able to keeps emotions under control and navigate situations with composure; able to clearly articulate complex ideas to others; demonstrates excellent work ethic and integrity to see assignments through to the end; capable worker who inspires others and can take charge when work needs to be finished; maintains a positive attitude that helps others keep stress levels down and generates a feeling of optimism in the work place; and able to accept constructive criticism.
- Integrity Communicates accurate, factual information openly; able to exercise a broad understanding of situations, giving the benefit of the doubt to others and a change to articulate concerns or interest; cares about outcomes, willing to go to considerable effort in order to make a valuable difference; demonstrates responsibility through the use of care and foresight in carrying out a task; and understands what is needed and provides effective solutions to remedy the situation by responding promptly to requests and accommodating accordingly.
- Professionalism Demonstrates a desire to build and maintain a reputation as a professionalto learn the ropes, to follow advice of a trusted mentor and to seek training and development for personal growth; conveys confidence in their organization role and self; acts responsibly and fair in all work activities; acts within a developed personal code of ethics that includes legal, ethical and honest intent; and shows poise and calm to workers during tough situations and when making high-pressure decisions.
- Initiative- takes charge, shows a willingness to get things done and take responsibility; readiness to embark on bold new adventures, implements a new strategy or plan to solve a problem or improve a situation.
- Dependability & Reliability inspires full confidence from co-workers and leadership that one will get the support or assistance required; will complete tasks in a complete and appropriate manner, competently and consistently.
- Willingness to Learn Exhibits a desire, wish and readiness to acquire new knowledge and develop; demonstrates by embracing emerging technology, is eager to be more qualified and keep up with modern trends.
- Resilience Cultivates a belief in the ability to cope with any problem or issue; promotes a sense of community, support and connectedness in the workplace; seek reward and empowerment through being helpful to others; cultivate positive emotions and an attitude of survivorship that activates strength to get through hardship, promote learning through challenging experiences.