Full Time/Part Time
Responsibilities: As part of a multidisciplinary mobile treatment team serving Rockland County’s most seriously mentally ill individuals, duties include but are not limited to: performs diagnostic assessments to evaluate medication and overall mental health needs of clients in a busy and culturally diverse recovery program; prescribes medication; monitors clients for side effects of medications; provides medication education and engages clients as partners in the treatment process; stays current on both new and older medications and incorporates this knowledge into treatment; consults with patients, their families, and other interested persons to interpret clinical findings and provide coordinated care; conducts group and family therapy sessions; participates in treatment planning meetings and meets with other clinical and treatment staff for case review and input; orders medical lab tests and health referrals as needed; executes paperwork requirements including documentation of all clients and collateral contacts, referral forms, entitlement reviews and annual psychiatric evaluations in a timely manner; and provides backup for other program physicians as needed.
Requirements: Possession of a license to practice medicine, issued by the State of New York and completion in an approved resident training in psychiatric and neurology required. Experience working with a diverse population and experience as a psychiatrist in a mental health, clinic or related program preferred. Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills needed. Valid driver’s license required.
If interested please send resume indicating FT or PT preference.
Due to the high number of applicants, only successful candidates will be notified.