Requisition Number: PA079-psycg-s-05-2020-02
Job Title: Psychiatrist
City: Greensburg
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: G - MD
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $200/hour

Psychiatrist

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Description/Job Summary

Summary:
RHD is seeking a Psychiatrist for our ACT team covering Westmoreland County. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Teams are composed of professionals including psychiatrists, nurses, mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals, employment specialists, housing specialists, and a peer specialist, all of whom collaborate to provide complete services including therapy, medication management and resource linkage to adult individuals with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI). Services are provided in the individual’s home or the community.

Responsibilities:
  • To act as the Psychiatrist for prescribed clients.
  • Supervise the treatment team in numerous areas.
  • Conduct psychiatric assessments including psychiatric history, course of illness, response to treatment, mental status examination, and DSM V diagnoses and present assessment results at team meetings and treatment plan meetings.
  • Prescribe psychotropic medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients regarding psychotropic medications.
  • Collaborate with Registered Nurses in assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment.
  • Provide ongoing support along with the rest of the ACT team as well as counseling and education to team members and family members of clients to help them become more knowledgeable about mental illness
  • Provide crisis assessment and management of consumers during regular work hours, both on and off site over the phone, during other hours, and as on call back up to the first line of on call staff
Requirements:
  • Board eligible or board certified Psychiatrist in the State of PA
  • At least 1 year of experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Act 33 and 34 clearances are required

Required Experience

  • Board eligible or board certified Psychiatrist in the State of PA
  • At least 1 year of experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Act 33 and 34 clearances are required

Required Education

  • Board eligible or board certified Psychiatrist in the State of PA
  • At least 1 year of experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Act 33 and 34 clearances are required

Required Qualifications

  • Board eligible or board certified Psychiatrist in the State of PA
  • At least 1 year of experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Act 33 and 34 clearances are required

Program Summary

RHD is seeking a Psychiatrist for our ACT team covering Westmoreland County. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Teams are composed of professionals including psychiatrists, nurses, mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals, employment specialists, housing specialists, and a peer specialist, all of whom collaborate to provide complete services including therapy, medication management and resource linkage to adult individuals with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI). Services are provided in the individual’s home or the community.

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