This Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist will provide direct outpatient psychiatric services for children and adolescents through comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, counseling, and psychopharmacological treatment of assigned patients.
Provides psychiatric evaluations, ongoing psychiatric assessments and treatments, and counseling to assigned patients. Analyzes patient data and test or examination findings in the diagnosis of mental disorders of assigned patients.
Data acquisition/coordination of treatment: Gathers and maintains patient information and records, including social, medical, and substance use history obtained from patients, relatives and significant others, and other sources. Also collaborates with physicians, psychotherapists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, or other professionals to obtain client history and to discuss treatment plans and progress.
Treatments: Develops individualized care plans involving evidence-based psychotherapeutic and/or medication treatments to assigned clients, when indicated. Monitors patient responses to these treatments (including adverse effects for medications) and makes necessary adjustments or recommendations. Focuses on and screens for patient safety and harm-reduction with each patient meeting and with all forms of treatment.
Documentation: Completes and submits billing sheets and progress notes within seven (7 days of providing service.
Supervision: Participates in periodic supervision by the Medical Director and integrates recommendations and other feedback into clinical work performance. May provide ongoing, periodic supervision to psychiatric nurse practitioners, as directed by the Medical Director.
Adherence to regulations: Adheres to HIPAA and other pertinent regulations and laws.
Must have current licensure as physician in the State of Massachusetts, current licensures with the DEA and State of Massachusetts for controlled substances (Buprenorphine licensure not mandatory), and must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Please apply to Matt Hubbell, Physician Recruiter at email@example.com
Internal Number: 08072019
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