Requisition Number: PA090-psycg-s-07-2021-02
Job Title: Psychiatrist
City: Quakertown
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: $500.00 per week

Psychiatrist

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Description/Job Summary


Psychiatrist Job Description


The PIER (Pledge for Independence, Empowerment, andRecovery) Long Term Structured Residence (LTSR) is seeking a psychiatristlicensed in the state of Pennsylvania to provide oversight for theprogram.  The main responsibility of thisposition will be as a collaborating physician for the program’s psychiatricnurse practitioner, which includes providing consultation and supervision. Additionally, the psychiatrist will beresponsible for assisting in the filing of mental health petitions andproviding testimony for these hearings. While there is not a formal time commitment, it would be assumed that aminimum of one hour per week would be spent providing consultation and/or supervisionto the CRNP. Additionally, there is aneed for flexibility in testifying during mental health procedures acthearings; though significant notice of dates and approximate times will beprovided. These hearings typically occuronce every 180 days for each resident of the program.

The psychiatrist for the PIER program will be considered anindependent contractor and will be paid a stipend on a bi-weekly basisregardless of the amount of service provided. The psychiatrist is responsible for furnishing all equipment andinsurances to fulfill job tasks including but not limited to a computer withcapabilities of accessing the agencies electronic medical record as well asmalpractice insurance. Lastly, thepsychiatrist will be required to complete training for the electronic medicalrecord.


Required Experience

Two years experience working in the metal health field prefered.

Required Education

MD or DO degree; internship; residency in psychiatry

Required Qualifications

  • State medical license; ABPN certification
  • Valid Drivers License 
  • Ability to pass State Police and FBI Clearance
  • Strong organizational, clinical, and interpersonal skills


Program Summary

The PIER program is an eight (8) bed secure facility located in upper Bucks County. Residents of the program typically are referred from a state hospital or behavioral health unit with a goal of transitioning to a less intense level of care in 12-18 months.  The program has a full complement of staff including licensed therapists and nursing on site daily. 


 Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.