Team Psychiatrist

Ellenhorn

Job Overview

About the job

Position Summary: This position will start at approximately 5-10 hours per week; gradually increasing to 20 hours per week.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric assessments and present assessments and formulations to the treatment team.
    • Supervise the treatment team in their comprehensive assessments of clients’ psychiatric and psychosocial history.
    • Collaborate with the nurses in assessing and monitoring medical issues as well as referring to and collaborating with outside medical providers.
    • Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medication regularly, provide psycho-education and support to clients and families with regard to medications.
    • Provide psycho-education, support, and counseling to clients’ families as part of their comprehensive treatment plan when needed.
    • Provide crisis assessment, management, and supervision to on-call staff, in person, when possible, and by phone after business hours. Call schedule is flexible and will be crafted as needed.
    • Assist the team leader with administrative issues and supervision of individual team members, providing regular feedback regarding performance.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills required for the treatment of severe and persistent mental illness.

Desired Skills and Experience

Education, Experience, and Knowledge Required

The psychiatrist is board-certified or board-eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state of California. The psychiatrist has interest in working with a multidisciplinary team and healthcare delivery in the community to persons with severe and persistent mental illness. The psychiatrist has strong clinical skills and experience. Clinical supervisory experience is desirable.

Seniority Level

Associate

Industry

  • Mental Health Care

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Health Care Provider

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