General Summary: The psychiatrist serves as the primary team psychiatrist and provides direct clinical care. The psychiatrist works closely with the Psychiatric Medical Department performing psychiatric evaluations and medication management. The psychiatrist serves an integral role in the treatment of patients in the behavioral health continuum.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Provides direct psychiatric care for clients age 5 and above; this includes psychiatric evaluations and medication management checks. 2. Assumes psychiatric leadership responsibilities to the treatment team, including signing off on initial treatment plans and treatment plan updates. 3. Provides clinical expertise and direction for program development. 4. Provides ongoing evaluation and approval of existing clinical program. 5. Provide weekly supervision and clinical oversight to Master's level clinicians.
Minimum Education, Credentials, and Experience: A graduate from an accredited medical school. Board eligible or board certified (preferred) in psychiatry, serving a residency in general psychiatry with license to practice medicine in Pennsylvania or license eligibility in Pennsylvania. Applicants must pass criminal background, child abuse clearance, and FBI clearance.
About T.W. Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services, Inc.
T. W. Ponessa & Associates Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic was established in 1991 and is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Department of Public Welfare to provide outpatient psychiatric services. The treatment team at T. W. Ponessa & Associates is dedicated to providing confidential, comprehensive assessment, intervention and treatment for individuals in all phases of life, ...pre-school through senior years, who are experiencing a variety of mental health concerns.
The Outpatient Clinic is proud to feature:
•Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
•Individual, Family, and Couples Counseling
•Specialization in the area of sexual abuse for child and adult survivors
• Experienced and Dedicated Master’s Level Clinicians