Staff Psychiatrist

Cheyenne, WY
Full-time


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
On behalf of our client we are looking for a Psychiatrist that will provide advanced psychiatric/mental health services in a variety of settings for an adult population and collaborates with other health care professionals in a multidisciplinary approach in caring for patients.
This is an M.D. Psychiatrist position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Performs mental status evaluations and medical evaluations if needed for conditions that influence mental health issues or just for overall health issues
  • Administers proper medications and provides psychiatric counseling for mental health issues.
  • Writes prescriptions on discharge for physical illnesses in addition to psychiatric illnesses.
  • Reviews and monitors physical symptoms.
  • Orders and interprets labs.
  • Responsible for discharge planning.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines including primary care staff and external healthcare providers.
  • Trains and educates student nurses, psychology trainees, and staff from other disciplines.
  • Leads therapeutic groups for patients.
  • Responds to code blues and other emergencies.
  • Serves as front-line management for safety calls and interventions.
  • Follows hospital and state policy for the use of involuntary treatment.
  • Participates in calls with guardians and family members in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Participates in authoring psychiatrist portion of patient treatment plans with the treatment team.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, and medical conditions impacting patients.
  • Knowledge of psychotherapy, side effects, risks and benefits.
  • Knowledge of the guidelines, rules and regulations regarding prescribing practices.
  • Knowledge of current legal liabilities, federal, state rules and regulations, and standard governing psychiatric rehabilitation care of the mentally ill.
  • Knowledge of treatment intervention in highly complex cases.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Board certified (or eligible) in Psychiatry and eligible for licensure to practice medicine in Wyoming.

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