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Psychiatrist (Part-Time)

Phoenix House Santa Ana, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Psychiatrist

(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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CREDENTIALS

· 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

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

· 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

Phoenix House

Why Work Here?

Join a Great Agency that Offers a Rewarding Career, Great Benefits and Room for Growth!

Phoenix House has provided recovery and rehabilitation services to thousands of men, women, and teens struggling with addiction and dependency. Our professional, experienced staff provides evidence-based services that help patients draw from their strengths to lead healthy, productive, and rewarding lives. Recognizing the long-term nature of recovery, Phoenix House addresses patients’ behavioral health issues through a continuum of care, including prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery support.

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