Part-Time Child Psychiatrist

Date:  7/1/19
Agency:  AADAP, Inc.- Youth Outpatient
Job Title:  Part-Time Child Psychiatrist (YOT)
Role:  Non-Exempt (Consultant)
Salary:  Commensurate Upon Experience
Opening Date:  Immediately
Closing Date:  Until Filled
Open Positions:  One (1) Part-Time
Submit Resumes to:  hr@aadapinc.org

SUMMARY STATEMENT:

  • The Part-Time Child Psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and  medication management services to our child/adolescent outpatient clients, ensuring compliance with program standards, contracts, policies, procedures and guidelines.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Direct SErvice (90%)
  • Conducts psychiatric assessments of new clients as referred.
  • Provides medication monitoring and provision of prescriptions as medically indicated.
  • Requests appropriate physical, neurological, and other laboratory tests as indicated; review/interpret results and initiate appropriate course of action.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Collaborates and consults with therapists and clinical supervisor as needed for client care and interventions.
  • Abides to program compliance with mandatory reporting laws, incident reporting, ethical guidelines, and other compliance items as required.

 

  1. ADMINISTRATIVE (10%)
  • Proper documentation of client contacts, interventions, and medications prescribed into clients; record in EHR in accordance with agency, local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Develops and maintain psychiatric skills through continuing education and maintain active unrestricted medical licensure and certification.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES):

  1. Required:
  • Possesses current M.D. licensure in the state of California. Residency/Board Certification in Psychiatry.
  • Valid California Drivers License and current automobile liability insurance.
  • Permanent resident or U.S. Citizen; proof of work eligibility upon hiring.
  • Must have at least three (3) years of recovery or a drug free lifestyle as of the date of application.
  • Know and comply with Agency policies and procedures, HIPAA, and other county, state, federal regulations relating to quality assurance and improvement.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in computer operations.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to pass criminal background check to work with children and adolescents.

 

  1. Preferred qualifications:
  • Verbal fluency in Spanish strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of substance and alcohol abuse and related issues.
  • Prior experience in community mental health preferred.