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Staff Psychiatrist
Summary
Title:Staff Psychiatrist
ID:1003
Department:Psychiatric Services
Salary Range:N/A
Employment Status:Full-time
Description
Reports to:       Associate Director     
 
Summary of position:
 
Responsible for providing diagnostic evaluations and conducting medication clinics, meeting the standards of the profession and the agency.
 

Primary Responsibilities:
 
  • Completes initial psychiatric assessments with 5 axis diagnoses in accordance with agency timelines. 
  • Completes medical records and other documentation in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with policy and procedure. 
  • Reviews diagnosis, evaluation and treatment plans in collaboration with clients and/or interdisciplinary staff as appropriate. 
  • Prescribes medications and monitors client’s biological and psychological response. When appropriate, meets with client’s significant other(s), providing education about prescribed medications. 
  • Provides crisis intervention and evaluation when needed. 
  • Conducts offsite medication clinics in service area as needed. 
  • Works with other clinical staff to ensure necessary and appropriate resource linkage. 
  • Works in cooperative and problem-solving manner with other TCMHS departments and community agencies. 
  • Represents agency in cooperative, positive manner, identifying and reporting any concerns regarding improvement of the service delivery system. 
  • Actively contributes to the functioning of the treatment team, informing members of issues impacting care in a succinct and timely manner. 
  • Consistently meets billable expectations. 
  • Maintain knowledge of agency technology programs and/or systems needed to do the job and use them effectively. 
  • Other duties and/or responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications: 
 
Education:
  • MD

Certification/Registration       
  • MO License
  • CPR – Adult / Infant
  • TB Screening
  • Board Certified preferred

Experience                                        
  • 3 - 5 years required
  • 5+ years preferred

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