Psychiatrist

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Boston, MA

Industry: Healthcare

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Not Specified years

Posted 149 days ago

  by    Jay Reynolds

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Psychiatrist

Inpatient facility, 60 beds, 16 patients. Candidate must be able to work with a competency program.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts admission and evaluation including a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, mental status examination, assessment for movement disorders, and formulation of the patients' capacity to consent.
  • Initiates treatment with psychotropic medicines and other available modalities in accordance with facility policy.
  • Follows up and monitors tests and consultations, provides education and diagnosis to the patients and when applicable, their families. Documents ongoing care and discharge readiness.
  • Conducts daily rounds on the unit.
  • Completes a summary of hospitalization including a mental status exam before the one-year anniversary of the patient's admission. Completes all discharge summaries within 30 days of patients discharge.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Medical Degree from an accredited university.
  • At least 2 (two) years' experience in treating severely mentally ill patients highly preferred.
  • Must be board certified or eligible in psychiatry. 
  • Must have and maintain a license in Massachusetts. 
  • Must be able to pass and maintain clearance for a Public Trust Position, if working with specific patients.