Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is seeking graduates of accredited PA programs or practicing PAs looking for a new challenge in their career.
The Physician Assistant Psychiatry Training Program is a 12-month program with a combination of didactics and on the job training in outpatient mental health settings. The Pine Rest model will focus on developing highly trained physician assistants capable of working in collaboration to meet the ever growing need for mental health services in Iowa. It is our belief this closely supervised and hands on training will be essential in preparing psychiatry PA trainees to provide the highest quality of psychiatric care to their patients upon graduation. By the end of the twelve month program, each trainee will be provided with the necessary practical experience and CME credits to sit for the CAQ psychiatry specialty exam.
Upon completion of the training program, individuals will begin working independently as a psychiatric PA within a variety of outpatient mental health settings at Pine Rest. Each PA will work in collaboration with a supervising psychiatrist under a Delegation Agreement. This position is responsible for providing initial psychiatric assessments, medication management, and giving referrals and advocacy services for patients.
We will be accepting applications and hiring for this position on an ongoing basis throughout the year.
Pine Rest offers a competitive salary with a generous benefit package - reach out to us to learn more about this great opportunity!
• Master's level graduates of accredited PA programs
• Licensed or license-eligible to practice in the State of Iowa with an active DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate
• Candidates must display a strong interest and aptitude for the practice of psychiatry
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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