Staff Physician - Psychiatrist
Company: Primary Health Solutions
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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
- 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
- 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
- Carries out medical administrative functions necessary for
quality patient care and compliance with accreditation
- 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
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