Psychiatrist/ARNP *Cap Hill*

GENERAL SUMMARY 

The psychiatrist will receive administrative supervision from the manager of each program to which the team member is assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • Perform comprehensive evaluations of assigned patients for the purpose of determining a differential, psychiatric diagnosis and biopsychosocial case formulation.
  • Direction and/or participation in the treatment process for all patients under his/her care.
  • Assess patients for psychiatric/psychotropic medication necessity.
  • Prescribe psychotropic medication related to psychiatric concerns.
  • Order all appropriate laboratory tests to assist in determining a differential diagnosis and to monitor the safety of prescribed medications.
  • Consult with other internal and external providers on a shared patient's treatment and treatment plan.
  • Review for appropriateness and sign or assist in determining alternatives to all internal agency and external documents that require physician signature and pertain to patient treatment and welfare.
  • Attend and participate in medical staff meetings, as required.
  • Maintain all clinical records in accordance with agency policy.
  • Perform all other functions as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health.
  • Apply recovery concepts, as appropriate to clinical work at Sound.
  • Synthesize and demonstrate recovery concepts in clinical work at Sound.

KEY WORK RELATIONSHIPS

Establishes and maintains positive, ethical, and professional working relationships with clinical team members, clients, and outside organizations. Relates to a wide variety of people including members of ethnic and sexual minority populations and is respectful of individual and cultural differences.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Must have a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Psychiatrists should be well versed and updated in psychopharmacology. 
  • An understanding of a broad spectrum of psychotherapeutic models would be advantageous, particularly those associated with short-term, or solution focused approaches. 
  • Skill in working with multidisciplinary teams is also desirable.
  • Ability to be reimbursed for services by Medicare and Medicaid is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Completion of accredited psychiatric residency. 
  • Submit and maintain a current Medical Practice License for Washington State and applicable DEA for WA State. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

To successfully perform the essential duties of this position, the individual in this position must be able to work in all areas of building systems maintenance and facilities projects. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The individual is frequently required to sit, walk, climb ladders or stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The Team Member must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. The individual will be required to work in confined spaces, around moving machinery, around dust, fumes, and gases, and outdoors in various kinds of weather.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Regular attendance is an essential function of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER 

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work performed; it is not intended as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and required skills for the position. Team Members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities necessary to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an ?at-will? basis.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: Recruitment@Sound.Health