Psychiatric Consultant - AB109

Type: 
Job
Duties: 
Provides medical services including psychiatric evaluations and medication supervision to homeless, multi-diagnosed individuals, consultation to staff, and serves as a member of the clinical treatment team, and participates in utilization review and other quality assurances activities as assigned.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide initial client psychiatric evaluations when referred by staff clinicians.
Prescribe and supervise client medication.
Provide consultation to clinical staff.
Provide mobile assessments and crisis intervention as needed.
Serve as a member of the clinical treatment team.
Participate in client staffing, treatment reviews, and discharge planning.
Provide consultation to clinical staff when needed
Provide crisis/emergency (O.D.) psychiatric evaluation.
Review and sign initial clinical evaluation and client treatment plans.
Participate in utilization review and other quality assurance activities as assigned.
Perform other duties as required and assigned by the Program Manager.
 
Specific Requirements
Experience with homeless and multi-diagnosed individuals preferred.
M.D./Ph.D., One year residency.
 
License from the State of California to practice medicine. Valid certificate in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or be eligible for such a certificate.
 
M.D. and DEA certification. REQ. 2664G  Apply Here
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