The Staff Psychiatrist will evaluate clients in order to diagnose and treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
- Provides direct medical services to clients in the form of medication evaluations and medication check-ups that include prescribing practices that are in accordance with applicable law and with current medical standards of the community.
- Documents the delivery of direct medical services in the medical record in accordance with recordkeeping requirements.
- Provides indirect medical services through the review of required documentation to include Intake Assessments, Treatment Plans, SED/ SMI Certifications and ADHD Certifications in accordance with recordkeeping requirements. Note: Required documentation may vary periodically.
- Collaborates with physicians, psychologists, social workers, counselors, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and client progress.
- Orders necessary laboratory or diagnostic tests and reviews results for appropriate follow-up.
- Observes and complies with reasonable policies, procedures and rules.
- Available by phone after hours if crisis situation warrants or arranges for substitute coverage.
- Supervises and trains any nurse practitioner or other medical staff reasonably assigned to Staff Psychiatrist.
- Complies with all standards and guidelines found in the Professional Services Agreement.
- Other duties as assigned.
Licensed as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy within the State of Arkansas. Psychiatry Specialization preferred but not required.
Required: Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to effectively communicate with clients, clinical staff, support staff and administrative staff. Travel may be required.
Preferred: Proficient computer skills, excellent spelling and grammar skills.