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Psychiatry, Psychiatrist

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Fairbanks, AK
  • Posted: over a month ago
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PSYCHATRIST

PSYCHIATRIST; POSITION SUMMARY

  • Completes comprehensive psychiatric behavioral health assessments, diagnosis, psychiatric medication prescription and monitoring. Provides short term individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy for acute and chronic psychiatric illnesses.
  • Completes routine charting to include dictating behavioral health evaluations and progress notes.
  • Maintains client charts in a timely and professional manner to ensure compliance with Medicaid and other applicable regulations to document diagnosis, assessment, intervention, referral, consultation and related functions.
  • Supervises other (Contract) Psychiatrists.
  • Provides clinical oversight for Behavioral Health Programs.
  • Evaluates responses to client intervention, reviews treatment plans and reevaluates as necessary according to applicable regulations.
  • Analyzes multiple sources of data, identifies alternative possibilities to the nature of the behavioral health problem and selects appropriate treatment.
  • Provides training and consultation for other staff or students as requested by supervisor.
  • Fulfills Acting Clinical Supervisor duties as needed.
  • Assesses physical condition and orders various tests (e.g., laboratory, neurological and psychological) as indicated.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

  • Current DEA license with the authority to prescribe and dispense legend drugs and schedule 2-5 controlled substances in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

  • State of Alaska Board certified or Board eligible as a Psychiatrist.

  • Three (3) years-experience in a behavioral health clinic or hospital providing services with one (1) year post residency experience.

  • Three (3) years-experience with DSM IV diagnosis, treatment coordination, planning, and follow up, crisis intervention, consultation and coordination with medical staff, other agencies and providers, routine charting and writing professional reports.

  • Three (3) years of clinical supervision experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Previous clinical experience in cross-cultural setting.

LOAN REPAYMENT SITE:

  • Indian Health Service

National Health Service Corps

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

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