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Title

Physician 

Description

Turning Point Community Programs is seeking a Psychiatrist for our Integrated Services Agency in Sacramento. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) provides integrated, cost-effective mental health services, employment and housing for adults, children and their families that promote recovery, independence and self-sufficiency. We are committed to innovative and high quality services that assist adults and children with psychiatric, emotional and/or developmental disabilities in achieving their goals. Turning Point Community Programs (TPCP) has offered a path to mental health and recovery since 1976. We help people in our community every single day – creating a better space for all types of people in need. Join our mission of offering hope, respect and support to our clients on their journey to mental health and wellness.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the administrative supervision of the Assistant Program Director or Program Director, this position is responsible for providing individual and group therapy to members to support their therapeutic process.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is an at-will direct service position within a program. The position is responsible for providing direct psychiatric services to members in an interdisciplinary setting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that could be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Provides all medical/psychiatric services in accordance with policies, procedures, and direction established under the contract and related governing bodies.
  • In coordination with other psychiatrists and medical staff, assures that members and residents receive appropriate and timely evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, medical screening and medical/psychiatric evaluation whenever indicated, and that all medical/psychiatric care is appropriately documented in the medical record.
  • Provides consultation as needed as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Completes progress notes daily and according to the submission guidelines required by the program.
  • May provide injections.
  • May participate in County Medication Monitoring Review meetings on a monthly basis.
  • May participate in the development, approval and review of all policies, procedures and protocols that govern clinical care.
  • Provides “on-the-spot” counseling that is both helpful to the members and consistent with the philosophy of the program.
  • Travels between sites for the purpose of attending clinical meetings or providing training.
  • Drives on agency business using personal vehicle.
  • Maintains clean driving record as well as currency of driver’s license and vehicle insurance/registration.
  • Maintain valid malpractice liability coverage.
  • Adheres to and uphold the policies and procedures of Turning Point Community Programs.
  • Meets the standards set for performance in all aspects of job duties.          
  • Meets the standard for consistent attendance (not more than a 5% absence rate per month) by reporting to every scheduled shift on time and ready to work and by the judicious use of paid sick leave and avoiding any situations resulting in the need to dock pay for time not worked.

Knowledge Of:

  • Turning Point’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  • Principles and goals of community mental health.
  • Principles and goals of the “consumer/family driven model.”
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation’s treatment and programming.
  • Common office software such as MS Office.

Ability To:

  • Work and communicate effectively with staff, families, community agencies, and professionals.
  • Perform crisis intervention strategies.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively under stress and conflict.
  • Exercise appropriate judgment and decision making.
  • Be flexible and adaptable in any given situation.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships.
  • Be well organized, flexible, and self-disciplined.
  • Ability to work under time deadlines and pressures.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Get to multiple locations, typically via car.

Schedule: Monday and Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

 

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Education, Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is through receiving a medical license verifiable through CA Board of Medicine and Board Certified in Psychiatry; completion of four (4) year residency program in psychiatry; additional two (2) years post-graduate experience in community mental health providing direct patient treatment/care is preferred.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

  • Certificate of Completion of Residency in Psychiatry.
  • Valid medical license with Medical Board of California
  • Valid DEA Certificate
  • California driver’s license & current vehicle insurance/registration if driving; and,
  • Reliable means of transportation capable of passing vehicle safety inspection if more than five years old excluding all modes of two-wheeled transport inclusive of bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 5/5/2021  
Location ISA - Sac  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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