Psychiatrist – Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team

Merakey

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About the job

Merakey is looking for a Psychiatrist in our facility in Pottsville, PA. This location is easily accessible from RTs 81 and 78. 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.
  • Ability to work on site in Pottsville a minimum of one day/month

Schedule: 10-15 hours/week

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.

Three 1-hour morning meetings per week

Sign off on treatment plans

New patients must see the provider in person (see onsite below) for psych evaluation

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.

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Meghan Leube

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Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Non-profit Organization Management
  • Hospital & Health Care

Employment Type

Part-time

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  • Health Care Provider
  • Other

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