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Center For Discovery

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Company Description
At Center For Discovery you will have the opportunity to work closely within a team of professionals consisting of eating disorder and mental health experts, all dedicated to promoting lasting health and healing. Clinical supervision and guidance are provided on total client care and therapeutic milieu management, as well as career growth and personal development oversight. You will develop an individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career objectives.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.


Job Description
The Psychiatrist is responsible for consulting with the Program Director and Director of Operations to ensure appropriate psychiatric/pharmacological interventions. The Psychiatrist completes an initial thorough evaluation within 72 hours of admission, and sees each resident weekly thereafter. If indicated, medications are prescribed, and monitored by the Psychiatrist at least once weekly. In addition, the Psychiatrist consults as needed with the treatment team and may attend the weekly treatment planning meetings.


  • Developing appropriate and effective psychopharmacological interventions for psychiatric disorders
  • Interfacing with families of residents for consent and support of psychopharmacological interventions
  • Effectively identifying, conceptualizing and communicating criteria specific to the residential level of treatment and formulate and effective appeal for insurance carriers as necessary
  • Effectively interfacing with the treatment team, contributing to the case conceptualization, treatment plan and assessing the ongoing effectiveness of the interventions
  • Meeting regularly in a collaborative fashion with the Program Director to discuss individual treatment progress
  • Acting on behalf of the treatment program when called upon; such interactions may include insurance companies, licensing and accreditation bodies
  • Seeing individual clients on a weekly basis to monitor progress
  • Documenting notes in our EMR system, Kipu
  • Providing second opinion evaluations when needed
  • Assisting program treatment staff in treatment planning
  • Providing medical direction to the treatment team
  • Assisting in the identification of continuing medical educational needs and providing input to the Director of Performance Improvement for development of appropriate in-service education and training for the treatment team
  • Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude

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  • Must be a qualified psychiatrist, with experience in adolescent psychiatry if indicated
  • Must be a graduate of an approved medical school and hold a current license in the state of practice
  • Must be eligible for membership in the local branch of the State Medical Society

Additional Information
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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