Psychiatrist – Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team

Merakey

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Psychiatrist – Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team

Merakey is looking for a Psychiatrist in our facility in Pittsburgh, PA. Merakey’s Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT) is a community-based program, providing treatment, support, and education to adults dually diagnosed with both a Mental Illness and Intellectual Development Disability. Individuals referred to DDTT are in crisis, at risk of losing community tenure, and/or are transitioning from acute care hospitalization. DDTT is comprised of a specialized mobile team of professionals including a Psychiatrist, Behavioral Specialist, Recovery Coordinators, Psychiatric Nurse, and Pharmacist.

Requirements:

  • Psychiatrist in PA.
  • 1 year clinical experience working with adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities (Dually Diagnosed).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of dually diagnosed individuals, recovery principles and recovery driven service system.
  • Professional credentials should be current as dictated by the State licensing standards and Professional Licensing Board.
  • Valid PA Driver’s License and appropriate state and federal clearances.

Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week

Current expectations: Services are delivered via telehealth per the OMHSAS COVID 19 Update bulletin.

Future expectations: Services are delivered in a combination of face to face, office based, and telehealth where permitted to support individual need.

  • Expectations subject to change given changing service climate of COVID-19 and direction of service contracts

 

Duties:

As a member of the DDTT, the Psychiatrist is qualified in the mental health profession, and possesses the clinical skills and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate and provide psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation.

Drives the clinical treatment and medication management of individuals served.

Sign off on treatment plans

Complete 6 month re-evaluations during onsite days

Merakey will train provider in DDTT and provide all the equipment necessary.

Please apply or email your CV to MD@merakey.org

 

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Non-profit Organization Management
  • Hospital & Health Care

Employment Type

Part-time

Job Functions

  • Health Care Provider
  • Other

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