Principal Psychiatrist (DMHAS) – #200204-6184RW – Jobexpo.web.id
Jobexpo.web.id – ) is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
Are you a self-starter? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join and be a part of our vibrant and dynamic psychiatric team! We are currently seeking an experienced Psychiatrist to join the (SWCMHS)!
We seek an experienced and qualified individual for a meaningful role as a Principal Psychiatrist within the Medical Administration Division, Inpatient (PCN 100007). This full-time, 40 hours per week position, will work Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Voluntary on-call coverage and weekend coverage is available at additional reimbursement. CME credit through onsite grand rounds and trainings is available.
Discover the opportunity to:
- Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, which is comprised of psychiatry, nursing, clinicians, rehab, internists, medical specialists and case managers;
- Lead all aspects of the treatment team in the care of approximately 10-15 patients and participate in planning, documentation, performance improvement and discharge planning;
- Assist with programming choices based on a person centered care and recovery approach;
- Participate in coordination of services with community providers, as well as, other therapeutic programs;
- Participate in staff meetings and represent medical staff in organizational committees at the discretion of medical director.
Based in Bridgeport, the largest city in the State of Connecticut you are only a short 60 miles north of Manhattan. The city is also home of the Frisbee and the first Subway store. Bridgeport boasts a rich history and a perfect Long Island Sound locale for education, culture, entertainment and art, including, but not limited to:
- Home of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hockey Team;
- Discovery Adventure Park and Museum & P.T. Barnum Museum;
- Beardsley Zoo;
- Varying Artists, Makers, Art Supporting Organizations and Galleries;
- A complete array of food offerings and restaurants for every appetite.
As a new state employee we offer a variety of and participation in a hybrid retirement plan which provides a retirement benefit, that may include retiree health insurance. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year, as well as, vacation, sick and personal leave accruals. In addition to the base annual salary, you may be approved for a recruitment incentive of up to $30,000 after completion of your working test period.
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume within the “Resume Tab” of your application. You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system. At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. You do not have to attach these documents to your application submission.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Sharon Ferguson, (203) 551-7078; or .
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency this class is accountable for providing clinical administrative/supervisory functions and/or direct care psychiatric services as a board certified advanced clinician.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Provides 24 hour supervision to specified groups of patients and facility coverage as scheduled including on-call coverage and weekend coverage; makes rounds and provides direct care and clinical oversight of multi-disciplinary treatment teams; coordinates work of medical staff with related programs; reviews treatment plans, clinical records, diagnoses, and patient discharge plans for adherence to policies and/or The Joint Commission (TJC) and Health Care Financing Authority (HCFA) standards; provides education and training as indicated, e.g. grand rounds and case conferences; assigns, oversees and evaluates work of staff and on-site night duty physicians and/or psychiatrists; conducts and/or participates in meetings on clinical and administrative policy, research programs, clinical program development and treatment techniques; assesses, examines and evaluates patients for admission or discharge; assesses, examines, diagnoses and prescribes appropriate medications and other biologic and psychosocial treatments for patients with psychiatric illnesses and substance abuse disorders; performs advanced level risk assessments; consults on difficult and/or complex cases; develops and implements QA and/or QI process improvement initiatives; prepares and/or reviews reports, medical records and correspondence; performs utilization review and management functions; attends court hearings as a state witness; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of methods and principles of behavioral health medicine; considerable knowledge of current principles and methods of assessment and treatment of patients with psychiatric illnesses and substance abuse disorders; considerable knowledge of recent developments in field of psychiatry and substance abuse including treatment models and best practices; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to examine for, diagnose, assess and treat patients with psychiatric illnesses and substance abuse disorders; considerable ability to prescribe and conduct psychotherapy, medications and other treatments specific to psychiatric and substance abuse disorders; ability to develop a collaborative group practice environment with other psychiatrists, physicians and members of interdisciplinary teams; ability to analyze and interpret laboratory reports, x-rays and other medical and/or psychological reports and findings; administrative/supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Incumbents in this class must possess and retain certification as a specialist in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or board certification in Adult or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a license to practice medicine and surgery in Connecticut. A temporary license may be granted for a period not to exceed one (1) year.
2. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain eligibility for participation in federal health care programs as defined in 42 U.S. 1320a-7b(f).
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain certification as a specialist in an area such as geriatrics, ABI/TBI, forensics, substance abuse, etc.
4. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess appropriate current licenses, certifications or permits.
5. Incumbents in this class may be required to be bilingual.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
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