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Adult/Child Psychiatrist 

Description

The Richmond Behavioral Health Authority is seeking to hire Adult/and Child Psychiatrists. Primarily responsible for diagnosis, treatment, medication management and/or consultation of mental illness, emotional problems and dual diagnosis of intellectual disability and mental illness in children and adults, adults with mental illness and/or co-occurring substance use disorders at Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) s; and other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides diagnostic assessment and treatment; tocldreninacommunitybasedmentalhealthsetng.
  • Establishes and modifies medical treatment plans; prescribes medication; monitors client’s response to treatment including medication side effects and adverse reactions
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of medicine and psychiatry;
  • Knowledge of current theories of psychiatric practice including substance use disorders, crisis management and developmental disabilities
  • Knowledge of psychotropic medications and their effects on physical and psychological disorders;
  • Knowledge of community psychiatry;
  • Ability to diagnose and treat mental illness in relation to substance use disorders and physical conditions;
  • Ability to deal effectively with children and adults with emotional and behavioral disturbances;
  • Ability to prepare and review diagnostic reports;
  • Ability to conduct individual, group and family therapy sessions;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work;
  • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary treatment team to solve problems within scope of responsibility;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and family members, medical personnel, insurance providers, other employees and the general public.

 

 
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia to practice as a medical doctor. Must be Board Certified in Psychiatry and/or Child psychiatry dependent upon position accepted. Permanent positions (40 hours/week) with limited weekend, holiday and on call. Hourly positions available with flexible hours up to 29 hours/per week .

PLEASE VISIT WWW.RBHA.ORG TO APPLY TODAY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITH OTHER ENTITIES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AT THIS TIME.

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Open Date 4/12/2017  
Close Date  
About the Organization Richmond Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) is licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and is the statutorily established public entity responsible for providing mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance use disorders and prevention services to the citizens of the City of Richmond. Integrated services are available for adults, children and families through a central intake unit. Services are provided directly by staff of the Authority and through contracts with private providers in the community.

Mission: RBHA enhances the quality of life for the people of Richmond by promoting and providing quality behavioral health and developmental services that are available, accessible, and cost-effective.  
Starting Salary Range Salary negotiable  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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