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Psychiatrist - Lakeland - Florida

Health Care Specialists of America Lakeland, FL
  • Expired: November 18, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

THE OPPORTUNITY: Psychiatrist - Child, Adolescent and Adult - Crisis Stabilization Unit, Short Term Residential TreatmentTHE LOCATION: Polk County, FloridaJOB STATUS: Full TimeReady for a change? We have an excellent, full time opportunity available for an child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist to join our behavioral health team in Polk County, Florida, just 40 miles east of Tampa. In this position, you will provide and oversee direct care to adult, pediatric and adolescent patients in an outpatient setting.

This position is office based and you will be conducting in person visits as well as see patients via a telehealth platform.The focus is on providing the absolute highest level of quality patient care and the staff is very friendly and team oriented to work with. There is plenty of room for professional growth and advancement and a healthy work-life balance is encouraged.THE QUALIFICATIONS:-Board eligibility or board cerification in psychiatry or addiction medicine... is required-Florida licensed MDs and DOs only, please-Current DEA number with no restrictions on prescribing controlled substances-Eligible for Medicare, Medicaid and other third party reimbursement.

Individuals excluded from participation in federal reimbursement programs (including Medicaid, Medicare, and CHAMPUS) by the Office of the Inspector General do not meet the requirements for this position-Successful completion of a background review and reference checks as required by law, including: Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Dependent Adult Registry Check, Sexual Offender Registry Check, Screening of the National Practitioners Data Bank, and other checks as required by lawThe ideal psychiatrist will have extensive experience providing psychiatric services, prescribing psychotropic medication, performing psychiatric evaluations, and treating severely mentally ill patientsExperience treating patients with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders and knowledge of recovery-based services and principles is desiredQualified psychiatrists will be knowledgeable regarding evidence based practices and will have extensive experience in mental health clinic settings. Forensic experience is preferred.Board certification or eligibility in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine is requiredTHE LOCATION:-This area has small towns and family-friendly communities-Excellent entertainment options including live music and plenty of restaurants-Tampa is a 40 minute drive for even more big-city attractions.-Orlando is just over an hour away-Farmers markets, great shopping, minimal traffic and great weather!-Housing is affordable and the cost of living is reasonableWe are offering a $5,000 referral fee if you recommend a psychiatrist who is hired full time for this position. Please share with friends and colleagues

Health Care Specialists of America


Lakeland, FL