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Staff Psychiatrist - New York City

Rate TBD
Location New York, NY United States (On-site)
Type of project Health Medical doctor
Duration Full Time - Part Time ongoing
Education required Masters
Years of experience more than 5
Area of Specialization Medical and Health Professions
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers New York NY
Job Description


Our client, a renowned healthcare organization, is currently seeking to hire a Staff Psychiatrist. Location can be Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens.


· Perform psychiatric evaluations and assessments for patients to ascertain their diagnoses and establish treatment plans

· Ensure patients have a thorough understanding of medication options including education/review of side effects and treatment options so patients may give informed consent

· Provide individual psychotherapy

· Provide crisis intervention and/or counseling to diffuse conflicts among patients

· Collaborate with primary care providers to focus on psychiatric and substance abuse issues

· Coordinate patients’ psychiatric care with medical clinic and shelter staff, as well as outside providers

· Manage emergency responses, including a team to minimize patient's danger to self and others, direct discussion with EMS/FDNY regarding patient's condition, referral to psychiatric or medical emergency departments and follow-up while patient is in the emergency department or upon release

· Participate in case-conference and case management activities

· Observe, implement, and promote the federal regulations as defined by HIPAA and the organization’s Policies and Procedures

Licensure Requirements:

· Board eligible or certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

· Current New York State license

· DEA registration required

Specific schedule:
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-September 16, 2020