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Urgently Hiring Psychiatrist in CA | Upto $185/hr

DirectShifts

DirectShifts

People & HR
Martinez, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Contra Costa County Behavioral Health Services seeks a board-eligible/certified Adult Psychiatrist to serve in one of our regional behavioral health clinics – San Pablo, Concord, and Antioch. The position is part-time to full-time.

Duties of the position include:

  • Conducting psychiatric assessments (90 minutes) and follow-up visits (30 minutes)
  • Making diagnoses and developing comprehensive case histories
  • Creating treatment plans and prescribing medications
  • Coordinating with consulting medical specialists
  • Acting as physician member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Conferring with the relatives and loved ones of patients
  • Maintaining electronic records according to the standards of BHS and other regulatory agencies

Certification and licensure:

  • Board Certification or completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program
  • License to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State of California

The appropriate candidate should have knowledge of:

  • Current developments, trends and research in the field of psychiatry, medicine and addiction
  • Community mental health practice and program options
  • Psychopharmacology, including laws regarding informed consent, dosage ranges, drug incompatibilities and side effects
  • General medicine and its relationship to psychiatry
  • Substance use disorders and their relationship to psychiatry
  • Psychiatric principles and practices
  • Treatment approaches and differential diagnosis of the mentally ill
  • HIPAA regulations
  • Medical ethics as they relate to patient care

The appropriate candidate should have the skills to:

  • Diagnose and treat patients.
  • Develop and monitor appropriate treatment plans.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, patients and patient families.
  • Learn and apply laws and regulations governing California health service providers.
  • Maintain medical records adhering to the stands of BHS and regulatory agencies.

DirectShifts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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