Psychiatrist (MD)

Bronx, NY

Department: Physician Job Number: 5441

Title: Psychiatrist (MD)

Location: Bronx, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physician

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our client, a renowned academic medical center and integrated healthcare delivery system, is currently seeking to hire a Psychiatrist.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform psychiatric evaluations and assessments for patients to ascertain their diagnoses and establish treatment plans
  • Ensure patients have a thorough understanding of medication options including education/review of side effects and treatment options so patients may give informed consent
  • Provide individual psychotherapy
  • Provide crisis intervention and/or counseling to diffuse conflicts among patients
  • Collaborate with primary care providers to focus on psychiatric and substance abuse issues
  • Coordinate patients? psychiatric care with medical clinic and shelter staff, as well as outside providers
  • Manage emergency responses, including a team to minimize patient's danger to self and others, direct discussion with EMS/FDNY regarding patient's condition, referral to psychiatric or medical emergency departments and follow-up while patient is in the emergency department or upon release
  • Participate in case-conference and case management activities
  • Observe, implement, and promote the federal regulations as defined by HIPAA and the organization?s Policies and Procedures

Requirements:

  • Board eligible or certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Current New York State license
  • DEA registration required
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