AltaPointe Health Systems

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 11 months ago(12/18/2017 10:33 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AltaPointe Site
    Children's Outpatient Services - Mobile
    Position Type
    Full Time
    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Responsibilities

    Clinical Responsibilities:

    1. Provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment of the consumer
    2. Provides appropriate medication management of the consumer
    3. Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM V diagnosis
    4. Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate, resolve the situation or refer the consumer for hospitalization
    5. Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    6. Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
    7. Evaluates for side-effects of medication, particularly tardive dyskinesia and effectively addresses the problem
    8. Practices appropriate standards of care
    9. Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies
    10. Adheres to professional code of ethics


    Doctorate of Medicine degree or its foreign equivalent; certification from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, unless exempt; possesses current license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama; possesses current DEA and Alabama Controlled Substances Certification; board eligible in Adult Psychiatry.


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