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Psychiatrist Part-Time Contract (Bakersfield, CA)

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


(Part-Time Contract) Reporting to the Program Director, the Psychiatrist analyzes andevaluates patient information and test results to diagnose the nature andextent of mental disorders. Duties include: prescribe, direct and administerpsychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat emotional, mental orbehavioral disorders; maintain patient information and records; advise andinform guardians, significant others and relatives of a patient's condition andtreatment; renew and evaluate treatment procedures; prepare case reports andsummaries and submit them to government and mental health agencies; and conductresearch to increase the understanding of emotional, mental and behavioralstates and disorders.


$50 hr.


  • Prescribe,direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treatmental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data or testfindings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder.
  • Collaboratewith physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionalsto discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Designindividualized care plans, using a variety of treatments.
  • Gatherand maintain patient information and records, including social or medicalhistory obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals.
  • Counseloutpatients or other patients during office visits.
  • Examineor conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information ongeneral physical condition or mental disorder.
  • Adviseor inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of patients' conditionsor treatment.
  • Teach,take continuing education classes, attend conferences or seminars, or conductresearch and publish findings to increase understanding of mental, emotional,or behavioral states or disorders.
  • Reviewand evaluate treatment procedures and outcomes of other psychiatrists ormedical professionals.
  • Prepareand submit case reports or summaries to government or mental health agencies.
  • Serveon committees to promote or maintain community mental health services ordelivery systems.
  • Attendsall required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and statelicensing requirements, completes all training on time
  • Attendsand participates in program and all staff meetings
  • Adheresto and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as arole model for others


  • LicensedMedical Doctor of Psychiatry
  • Specialtytreating the prevailing issues associated with mental illness and or substanceabuse. 
  • Priorsubstance abuse facility experience highly desired
  • Knowledgeof drug and alcohol treatment setting.
  • Mustmaintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobileinsurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy


  • Demonstratedcommitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CAREFor– Integrity, Collaboration Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, andForward-Thinking
  • Proficiencyin MS Office systems
  • Abilityto utilize an electronic healthcare record
  • Establishand maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Communicateeffectively with others both orally and in writing
  • Abilityto work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Abilityto establish and consistently enforce appropriate boundaries with patients
  • Abilityto model positive behavior and demeanor
  • Understandingof addiction, co-occurring models, and treatment modalities
  • Understandingof patient development and family systems
  • Excellenttime management and organizational skills
  • Abilityto be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, andcollaborative
  • Skillsand ability to engage and develop a rapport with patients and families ofvarious backgrounds
  • Bilingualin Spanish preferred

Interested Consultants please contact Aaron Beohm, Talent Acquisition Manager, Phoenix House of California at or 818-686-3163


Job Location: Bakersfield, CA

Job ID: 158

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.


Bakersfield, CA