Psychiatrist III Performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) psychiatric work. Work involves directing psychiatric activities, monitoring trends and activities, diagnosing and treating patients, and administering specialized psychiatric treatments and procedures. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job Functions:
1. Performs detailed psychiatric evaluations of people admitted to the hospital. 2. Formulates a psychiatric diagnosis and treatment plan. 3. Manages pharmacological care of the patient per current psychiatric practices. 4. Serves as a resource for other members of the treatment team. 5. Must be a team player. 6. Must be comfortable with the use of an electronic medical record and document care according to policy mandates. 7. Must be flexible and able to work with a team. 8. Must supervise a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant. Knowledge Skills Abilities:
1. Knowledge of psychiatric principles and methods; of general medicine methods and procedures; and of the principles and practices in the development, implementation, and documentation of individualized care and treatment plans. 2. Skill in the care and treatment of patients, in the use of medical and psychiatric diagnostic and treatment tools and equipment, in conducting psychiatric research, and in the use of a computer and applicable software. 3. Ability to direct psychiatric activities; to examine, diagnose, and treat mental disorders; to interpret psychological diagnoses and analyses; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Registration or Licensure Requirements:
1. Must be a licensed physician in the State of Texas. 2. Must be board certified or board eligible in psychiatry. 3. Must have a DEA permit. Initial Selection Criteria:
1. Must be a licensed physician in the State of Texas. 2. Must be board certified or board eligible in psychiatry. 3. Must have a DEA permit.