Psychiatrist Job Details


Psychiatrist

  • Part Time Position
  • Integrated Service Center
  • Metropolitan
  • Clinic

PSYCHIATRIST  JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The role of the Staff Psychiatrist at Westside Community Services’ Crisis Clinic is to provide psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and relevant treatment planning. The Staff Psychiatrist is an integral part of the clinical leadership of a multi-disciplinary team that provides client-centered, culturally competent care with the highest standard for quality possible. 
 
GENERAL DUTIES: 
1. Perform psychiatric assessment/diagnostic evaluations, and implements client-centered treatment plans 
2. Prescribe, dispense and monitor psychotropic medications, taking into consideration FDA indications and warnings: documenting informed consent process and clinical justification for polypharmacy; monitoring for compliance, effectiveness, safety, and side effects; and providing basic health monitoring and referral, with coordination of care when indicated 
3. Maintains appropriate confidential documentation, compliance, and billing in accordance with the policy and procedures of: SF Department of Public Health, Community Behavioral Health Services, Westside Community Services, and all local, state, and federal laws 
4. Maintain productivity standards and units of service per program contract requirements 
5. Actively participates in medical staff and program staff meetings 
6. Provides cross-coverage for other prescribers; basic medical and psychiatric consultation; supervision of Nurse Practitioners; and supervision of other medical and nursing staff and students, as needed 
7. Responds to psychiatric and medical emergencies. 
8. Performs other related tasks as assigned 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
1. MD or DO, licensed to practice in California 
2. Completion of general psychiatry residency 
3. Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Adult Psychiatry 
4. Possession of Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate
 

 PSYCHIATRY JOB PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Title
MD
Location
California
Specialty
Psychiatry
Job Type
Locum or Permanent
Board Certification
Yes
On Call
No
Compensation
Locum Tenens(141,440), Permanent(141,440)
Telemedicine
No
Government
No
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