To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Seeking a Bilingual psychiatrist able to work 10 hours per week.
Helps patients by evaluating medical and psychosocial conditions.
Develops and implements treatment plans, including prescription of psychotropic medications.
Monitors and evaluates treatment results.
Evaluates patients by interviewing patient, family, and other persons when necessary; conducting physical examinations; observing behaviors; reviewing medical history and related documents; selecting, administering, and interpreting psychological tests; and ordering laboratory tests and evaluating results.
Develops treatment plans by determining nature and extent of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and behavioral disorders and establishing treatment goals and methodologies.
Treats patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications; discussing progress toward goals with patients; providing instructions; monitoring effect of medications; and supervising staff provision of services.
Maintains interdisciplinary treatment by reviewing treatment plans and progress, and consulting and collaborating with primary care physicians, mental health therapists, nurses, and other health care providers.
Assures quality and safe service for patients and staff by enforcing policies, procedures, standards, rules, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations requirements, and legal regulations; participating in utilization reviews; and remaining available for emergency consultations.
Improves staff competence by providing training and discussions regarding the interrelationship between psychosocial and physiological problems, psychotropic medications, crisis intervention, and related issues.
Maintains historical records by documenting symptoms, medications, and treatment events and writing summaries.
Updates job knowledge by participating in continuing medical educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Graduate of an accredited medical school with degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy. Completion of a Psychiatric residency
Certification or Licensure:
Current BC/BE in Psychiatry (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry). Unrestricted license to practice within Illinois. Current DEA certificate. Current CPR certification (BLS)
2 years’ experience working full-time as a psychiatrist in child/adult psychiatry