Change Health Systems Inc. (CHS) is a community based behavioral health care organization that offers evidence-based and community focused therapeutic interventions and psychiatric services to individuals and families. Established in 2002 with the sole purpose of helping and assisting challenged individuals or families and the entire community to achieve a better life through our individualized and group programs. Our goal is to provide medically necessary and culturally sensitive interventions to individuals and the community at large in a timely manner.
The primary responsibility of the Psychiatrist is to perform diagnostics interviews, and evaluate patients referred for mental problems such as situational disorder, neuroses, major mental illness, and psychoses. This post-holder will also provide diagnosis and recommendation for inpatient or outpatient treatment. This position requires a great deal of organizational, documentation and relational skills to ensure a good working relationship with clients and accurately documents treatment encounters and treatments.
- Ensure the delivery of client centered services to all clients.
- Deliver excellent client service to CHS’s stakeholders.
- Ensure continuous improvement of the CHS’s behavioral health treatment processes and operations.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Responsible for all clinical services and shall, on a routine basis, and as clinically required, provide on-site consultation at the Baltimore and Hagerstown clinics to ensure adequate clinical and administrative oversight.
- Provide company with psychiatric/behavioral health medical services and Tele-psych for a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week.
- Establish and maintain appropriate and reasonable standards for treatment, including therapeutic modalities and prescribing practices.
- Manage psychiatric aspects of quality management and review diagnostic formulation.
- Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
- Provide clinical supervision for all clinical staff.
- Collaborate with healthcare providers to plan or provide treatment.
- Coordinate treatment meetings and also meet with Company Administrator and Program Managers.
- Comply with all Federal and State laws and regulations applicable.
- Psychiatrist will ensure their malpractice insurance is in good standing.
- Document, in a timely manner, all clinical interventions provided to the client as required by the COMAR regulation and the Company.
- Foster a staff culture that supports the CHS values and codes of conduct.
- Provide assistance and information to CHS management as requested.
- Compliance with all administrative and clinical policies and procedures including HIPPA.
- Participation in all scheduled staff meetings and quarterly brief with the CEO.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education: A qualified doctor with specialization in psychiatry.
Special Requirement: Must be a board certified psychiatrist.
Experience: Experience working with under-served, transient populations and clinical co‐morbidities (co‐occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems).
- A self-starter who is able to work with minimum supervision.
- High motivated and flexible.
- Client centered and organized approach to client care.
- A good team player a confident person.
- Demonstrate a high level of integrity, patience, compassion, care and professionalism in dealing with pressured, unpredictable and sensitive situations in relation to client care.
Job Type: Contract