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Psychiatrist 

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Description

SUMMARY

Provides psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment at designated Medication Clinic locations. Reviews and approves all treatment plans; provides consultation to staff as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acts as psychiatrist for consumers in designated offices.
  • Conducts medical and psychiatric assessments including psychiatric history, course of illness, response to treatment, mental status examination, and diagnoses.
  • Assists the treatment team in the comprehensive assessment of:
    • Psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and response, and risk behaviors);
    • Mental status, and diagnosis;
    • Physical health and dental health;
    • Use of drugs or alcohol;
    • Education and employment;
    • Social development and functioning;
    • Activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and
    • Family structure and relationships.
  • Collaborates with registered nurses in assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educates consumers regarding psychotropic medications.
  • With other team members, provides support, education, and counseling to family members of consumers to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness.
  • Collaborates in the treatment process, and assists in their family member's progress.
  • Provides on-site crisis assessment and management of consumers during regular work hours.
  • Is involved in consumer care including discharge planning of consumers as needed.
  • Submits written reports and oral testimonies and presentations of opinion in commitment and/or other legal proceedings, which may include a wide range of treatment, rehabilitative and support services matters as required.
  • Maintains core competencies in relation to working with co-occurring disorders through continuing education and implementing skills into all aspects of treatment.
  • Trains staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Directs and collaborates with registered nurses to develop, revise, maintain and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • Attends staff meetings, workshops, and seminars to learn agency policy, rules, regulations, and procedures; participates in on-going in-service training as well as required external training.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of programmatic goals and objectives.
  • Provides consultative psychiatric services to Health Team staff committed to improving general health and well-being of members it serves with severe mental illness.
  • Consults with Health Team staff to distribute evidence-based psychiatric education to the team.
  • Supports and assists with the facilitation of Care Plans for consumers within the Red Rock Health Team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Board certified or Board eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state o Oklahoma
  • One year relevant experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • General skill in exercising independent judgment, tact, patience, and understanding; maintaining   effective working relationships with consumers, other staff, and the community
  • Must complete all in-service and external training requirements
  • Commitment to the mission of Red Rock BHS
  • Preferred two years relevant experience
  • Preferred clinical supervisory experience
 
Position Psychiatrist  
Location Red Rock BHS - Weatherford  
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