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Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Perm

Company: Rob
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

A Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist practice is seeking a qualified physician for Austin, TX. This and other physician jobs brought to you by ExactMD. Medical Doctors Only Apply.

MD/DO - PsychiatristJob Description (includes but is not limited to):The staff psychiatrist performs highly advanced
psychiatric and/or managerial work. Work involves directing psychiatric
activities; monitoring trends and activities; making recommendations for
improvement as appropriate; diagnosing and treating individuals; and
administering specialized psychiatric treatments and/or procedures. The staff
psychiatrist is responsible for knowing and following pertinent rules and
regulations found in the Texas Administrative Code, ICF policies, and local
policy. The staff Psychiatrist serves as a consultant to the patient---s personal
support team and provides guidance to treatment team members regarding the
treatment of the patients under their care. May plan, assign, and/or supervise
the work of other i.e. Psychiatric NP's and or PA's. Works under general
direction with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent

  • Develop, implement,
    organize and provide guidance in the area of Psychiatric Services following
    policies and procedures as it relates to the client requesting care, state and
    federal rules and regulations, and ICF-IID standards in order to provide
    quality psychiatric services and care to individuals served Conduct psychiatric
    clinics as scheduled and psychiatric reviews as requested by the Interdisciplinary
    Teams (IDTs).
  • Ensure that each
    individual is being treated with the most effective medication and the most
    effective dosage. Communicate recommendations to family members as requested.
    Document all deliberations.

  • Work with IDTs,
    psychologists, and other interested persons to develop effective behavioral
    interventions and to identify environmental factors that may impact psychiatric

  • Participates in
    restraint reduction efforts by assisting in the coordination of medication and
    behavior therapy.
  • Provide staff training
    as requested including, but not limited to new employee orientation, training
    for professional staff, training for direct contact staff, and training for
    families Provides individual or group therapy as requested.
  • Provides consultation
    with other facilities and Management Support & Oversight staff as
  • Participate in
    mandatory training in order to ensure competency and development.

  • Participate in various
    committees that may include Medical Services Division, Pharmacy, Therapeutics,
    Admission Review, Clinical Death Review, and Administrative Death Review in
    accordance with established policy and procedures.--

  • Maintain open and
    regular communication with the IDT and other staff to ensure the transfer of
    needed information and continuity of services.
  • Knowledge of methods
    and procedures in the field of general medicine; and of principles of the
    development, implementation, and documentation of individualized care and
    treatment plans.
  • Exercise skill in the
    care and treatment of patients; in the use of medical and psychiatric
    diagnostic and treatment tools and equipment; and in conducing psychiatric
    research when necessary. Ability to plan, assigns, and/or supervises the work
    of others.
  • Ability to direct
    psychiatric activities; to examine, diagnose, and treat mental disorders; to
    interpret psychological diagnoses and analyses; develop policies and
    procedures; and to prepare and supervise the preparation of case histories and
    medical records.
  • Ability to assess,
    diagnoses, and prescribe/supervise treatment to assigned patients while
    conforming to local policy, Texas Administrative Code, and applicable laws to
    decrease psychiatric symptoms/disorders.
  • Ability to solve
    medically difficult issues by considering opinions of consultants and/or
    appropriate literature including accepted guidelines such as TIMA, or other
    published algorithms.
  • Ability to work with
    the Interdisciplinary Team by facilitating a unified, effective team approach
    using the expertise of all team members in order to assure high quality patient
  • Understands principles
    of behavior treatment.
  • Knowledge of the state
    formulary guidelines for maximum doses, and if exceeded, provides detailed
    documentation of exception, ensuring efficacy, safety, and tolerance.
  • Ability to participate
    with other Psychiatric staff to provide continuous quality improvement and to
    promote quality care by adhering to the plan of improvement and state
  • Ability to avoid
    ---polypharmacy--- and to justify and document when use is necessary.
  • Ability to participate
    in annual training as well as any other required specific training in order to
    assure up to date skills and knowledge in required areas (i.e. CPR; PMAB-;
    Refresher Orientation, etc.).

    Current, active, unencumbered
    Texas Medical License.
    Current, active DEA Certificate.

    Must possess Professional
    Liability Insurance.
    Have and maintain current
    certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) by the American Heart
    Minimum of one year of
    experience within the last three years.

    is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies
    with the top healthcare talent in the market.

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