Psychiatrist


Penndel Mental Health Center

2018-07-31 20:07:40

Job location Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

Job Description

Must have MD License and Drug and Alcohol experience preferred.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations for the purpose of diagnosing the presence of mental illness and ongoing treatment planning. Psychiatric evaluations are scheduled as per agency protocol.

    Prescribes medication as indicated and appropriate and conducts regular medication monitoring visits. Medication visits are scheduled four (4) per hour.

  • Monitors progress of treatment of an assigned caseload of clients, and make appropriate referrals to other services as needed and indicated.

  • Uses PMHC's certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) software and technology program in a manner that meets the meaningful use requirements of the HITECH ACT.

  • Collaborates with members of the clinical/nursing/support staff, outside agency representatives, family members, and other appropriate persons regarding the treatment and status of shared clients.

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