(Part-Time Flexible) Reporting to the Program Director, the Psychiatrist analyzes and evaluates patient information and test results to diagnose the nature and extent of mental disorders. Duties include: prescribe, direct and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat emotional, mental or behavioral disorders; maintain patient information and records; advise and inform guardians, significant others and relatives of a patient's condition and treatment; renew and evaluate treatment procedures; prepare case reports and summaries and submit them to government and mental health agencies; and conduct research to increase the understanding of emotional, mental and behavioral states and disorders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
· Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder.
· Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
· Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments.
· Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social or medical history obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals.
· Counsel outpatients or other patients during office visits.
· Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information on general physical condition or mental disorder.
· Advise or inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of patients' conditions or treatment.
· Teach, take continuing education classes, attend conferences or seminars, or conduct research and publish findings to increase understanding of mental, emotional, or behavioral states or disorders.
· Review and evaluate treatment procedures and outcomes of other psychiatrists or medical professionals.
· Prepare and submit case reports or summaries to government or mental health agencies.
· Serve on committees to promote or maintain community mental health services or delivery systems.
· Attends all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state licensing requirements, completes all training on time
· Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings
· Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others
· Licensed Medical Doctor of Psychiatry
· Specialty treating the prevailing issues associated with mental illness and or substance abuse.
· Prior substance abuse facility experience highly desired
· Knowledge of drug and alcohol treatment setting.
· Must maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy
· Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For- Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking
· Proficiency in MS Office systems
· Ability to utilize an electronic healthcare record
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
· Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
· Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
· Ability to establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
· Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
· Understanding of addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
· Understanding of patient development and family systems
· Excellent time management and organizational skills
· Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborative
· Skills and ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families of various backgrounds
· Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Job Location: Santa Ana, CA
Job ID: 180