Posted on: November 11, 2019
Correctional Medicine opening in Anchorage, Alaska. This and other
physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com OverviewThe
Psychiatrist assumes responsibility for the admission, continuing
care, and discharge of Persons Served (P/S). The Psychiatrist
provides leadership to the multi-disciplinary treatment team, and
participates in hospital-wide performance improvement and other
activities.Additional Details---Sign On Bonus
Available---Competitive Compensation---Relocation Assistance
Available---State, Consultant and Locum opportunities---PRN or Full
Time, Variable Shifts AvailableQualificationsEducation for
- Medical Doctor (MD) or Osteopathic Doctor (DO) from an
accredited university.Experience for Psychiatrist:
- Experience in treating psychiatric disorders. Experience in
acute care and/or institutional setting
preferred.Licenses/Certifications for Psychiatrist:
- Licensed or licensable in the state of employment. Board
certified or eligible in psychiatry.Responsibilities
- Admission and assessment of P/S served with psychiatric
disorders. Includes comprehensive initial psychiatric evaluations,
mental status examination, assessment for movement disorders,
general medical assessment as it applies to the psychiatric exam,
assessments for court I pertaining to involuntary admission and
need for involuntary medications, and other assessments as needed.
- Treatment of P/S with psychiatric disorders which includes
prescription of medications, following practice guidelines,
psychotherapy (group, individual, and family as warranted),
ordering and providing consultations as needed, follow-up and
monitoring of tests and medical consultations, provide education on
diagnosis, medications and other aspects of treatment to patients
and their families, associated documentation, determination of
discharge readiness, chemical dependency and alcohol dependency
treatment, on-call responsibilities.
- Includes the overall supervision of the medical care received
by the P/S, review and oversight of the treatment plan, leadership
on the multi-disciplinary team, supervision of appropriate staff
and students, clinical oversight of unit activities.
- Includes participation in performance improvement activities.
Medical Staff Organization (MSO), hospital-wide committees,
collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an
effective and professional manner.
- Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special
precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with
finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint.Wellpath is an
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Keyphrases:
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Keywords: Wellpath, Anchorage , Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska
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