Psychiatrist

Confidential Company  •  Bridgeport, CT
$200K - $250K
Posted on 01/09/18 by Donald Griewank
Confidential Company
Bridgeport, CT
Patient Care
$200K - $250K
Posted on 01/09/18 Donald Griewank

Seeking experience Psychiatrist to evaluate and diagnose patients for psychotropic medication and/or treatment recommendations. The Psychiatrist will also provides consultation for clinical staff. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

All duties are subject to accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

· Interviews, assesses, diagnoses, prescribes and monitors psychotropic medication for referred patients

· Consults with professional staff individually, through team meetings and in-service training regarding patients who require psychiatric evaluation for psychotropic medication and/or other courses of treatment

· Provides individual professional staff consultation on specific patients regarding their medication and treatment recommendations

  • Provides consultation and supervision to mid-level providers
  • Provides medical care consistent with the scope of duties and responsibilities for which the Physician has been privileged by the Health Center Board of Directors 
  • Works as part of a team to ensure smooth functioning of the department and patient-centered care 
  • Supports and complies with established clinical and agency policies and procedures, including QI/QA and medical records, in accordance with Joint Commission and PCMH standards, and federal and state mandates, including FTCA regulations and scope of practice
  • Supports data collection systems and reporting of statistical data necessary for grant or QI/QA purposes as needed
  • Participates in provider, department, and performance improvement meetings and in-service trainings
  • Participates in on call, expanded hours, and after- hours coverage and arranges for coverage during absence for vacation, professional education or other leave time.
  • Maintains staff privileges for local hospitals to facilitate hospital admissions and ensure optimal care coordination
  • Participates in such continuing professional educational activities as needed to maintain licensure
  • Other related duties as assigned, including attached specific job duties or responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in the area of community mental health.
  • Experience in chemically dependency and co-occurring disorders.
  • Experienceworking with adults and/or children and adolescents.
  • Possess license to practice medicine in the State of Connecticut
  • Eligible for and maintains admitting hospital privileges at local hospitals
  • Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good judgment and decision–making skills.
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Education and/or Experience:   

  • Graduate of an accredited medical residency program. Doctorate Degree.
  • Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or is Board eligible.

Additional:

  • Position might require working some evenings and some Saturdays rotation
  • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish, a plus.
  • Visa Candidate Considered
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