AltaPointe Health Systems

  • Adult Psychiatrist

    Job Locations US-AL-Daphne
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/19/2018 5:43 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7559
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    EastPointe Hospital
    Category
    Psychiatry
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    Monday-Friday
  • 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

    Qualifications

    Applicants must possess Doctorate of Medicine or Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine degree, or its foreign equivalent; certification from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, unless exempt; completed medical residency in Psychiatry; AL medical license; and DEA and AL controlled substances registrations.

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