We are looking for someone who:
Enjoys being a part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Demonstrates professional presentation with approach and boundaries.
Actively engages staff and patients with empathetic and genuine manner.
Must be able to provide individual and family therapy.
Has a working knowledge of mental health.
Is licensed in the State of Texas as Ph.D or Psy.D.
Primary job responsibilities:
The duties of the Psychiatrist, Psy'd's or MD's include but are not limited to:
Provide a wide range of psychological assessment services, including screening for PTSD and highly prevalent comorbid conditions, for the VAMC's Veteran population;
Provide expert assessment and diagnostic services for patients with problems related to post traumatic stress disorder; schizophrenia, Bi-Polar, etc
Provide motivational enhancement activities to prepare Members to participate in clinically appropriate care;
Provide treatment/rehabilitation services for Veterans with a wide range of problems, including individual and group therapy, family/relationship counseling, and psycho education;
Provide expert evidence-based treatment/rehabilitation services for problems related to post traumatic stress disorder and co-morbid conditions;
Provide expert consultation to providers within and outside of mental health to assist in diagnosis and treatment of their patients;
Provide psycho-educational and treatment services to the families of Veterans with problems related to post traumatic stress disorder, when such care is directly related to the overall treatment plan for the Veteran and will allow better care for the Veteran;
Provide screening for cognitive deficits to determine if a referral for an expert neuropsychological evaluation is needed;
Responsible for timely completion of all clinical charting and documentation required by the Medical Center as appropriate.