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Staff Physician - Psychiatrist

Company: Primary Health Solutions
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:JOB TITLE: Staff Physician - PsychiatristDEPARTMENT: Health CenterREPORTS TO: Medical Director/CCOSTATUS: Exempt**Specialty Area: Psychiatry**SUMMARY:The Staff Physician provides continuing, comprehensive health maintenance and medical care to the patients of Butler County Community Health Consortium. All duties are performed with specific focus on providing culturally competent health care to the underserved. Acts as the advocate for improving health care quality and access for all populations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.CLINICAL DUTIES:

  • Provides psychiatric care to the Primary Health Solutions patient population.
  • Evaluates and treats patients in the ambulatory setting providing continuity of patient care.
  • Models interventions to support patients/patient care team in self-management and changes to improve control of chronic condition.
  • Provides nighttime, weekday or some weekend and holiday call coverage as part of work schedule.
  • Provides patient and family education and counseling.
  • May participate in training of medical students, nurse practitioner and physician assistant students as requested.
  • Leads care team on daily and on-going basis, incorporating team building principles in collaborative approach to organizing efforts of multi-disciplinary group.MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:Necessary for good patient care and satisfying accreditation requirements.
    • Maintains complete medical records, including history, physical exams, and telephone message summaries.
    • Completes appropriate progress notes in each assigned work area plus other special patient forms.
    • Completes appropriate correspondence, phone calls and letters to patients and referring physicians.
    • Checks lab reports and correspondence within 24 to 48 hours of receipt. Act on abnormal labs immediately upon arrival.
    • Participates in health collaborative / health improvement activities.ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:
      • Carries out medical administrative functions necessary for quality patient care and compliance with accreditation requirements.
      • Participates in committee activities and chart reviews. Actively contributes to Quality Improvement and Risk Management activities and committee work in assigned areas.
      • Attends Department/Center meetings as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:May be assigned as a collaborating physician for psych nurse practitioners.Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy. Board certified in psychiatry. Current State of Ohio Medical license. Clinical teaching experience and private practice experience desirable. Two years experience working with indigent populations and community based programs preferred.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.REASONING ABILITY:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.COMPUTER SKILLS:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to gain knowledge of current practice management system, electronic medical record, Microsoft Word, Internet, and Intranet.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:Ohio Medical license; Board Certification in psychiatry.OTHER SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work effectively and independently with all levels of clinical and administrative staff within the health centers and with community leaders. Strong leadership qualities leadership experience. Demonstrated program development and implementation skills. Ability to represent the organization effectively in a variety of settings and with diverse communities. Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.PI202115434

Keywords: Primary Health Solutions, Hamilton , Staff Physician - Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Hamilton, Ohio

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