Part-Time Child Psychiatrist

Job Announcement

 

Date : 01/07/2019
Agency : AADAP, Inc. – Youth Outpatient
Job Title

Role

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Part-Time Child Psychiatrist

Non-Exempt (Consultant)

Salary : Commensurate Upon Experience
Opening Date : Immediately
Closing Date : Until filled
Opening Positions : One (1) Part-Time
Submit Resumes to : Jon Fukuda
2900 S Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016
(323) 293-6284, (323) 295-4075 (fax)

 

A. SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Part-Time Child Psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and medication management services to our child/adolescent outpatient clients, ensuring compliance with program standards, contracts, policies, procedures and guidelines.

B. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Direct Service (90%)
    1. Conducts psychiatric assessments of new clients as referred.
    2. Provides medication monitoring and provision of prescriptions as medically indicated.
    3. Requests appropriate physical, neurological, and other laboratory tests as indicated; review/interpret results and initiate appropriate course of action.
    4. Provide crisis intervention as needed.
    5. Collaborates and consults with therapists and clinical supervisor as needed for client care and interventions.
    6. Abides to program compliance with mandatory reporting laws, incident reporting, ethical guidelines, and other compliance items as required.
  1. ADMINISTRATIVE (10%)
    1. Proper documentation of client contacts, interventions, and medications prescribed into clients; record in EHR in accordance with agency, local, state, and federal regulations.
    2. Develops and maintain psychiatric skills through continuing education and maintain active unrestricted medical licensure and certification.

C. QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES):

  1. Required:
    1. Possesses current M.D. licensure in the state of California. Residency/Board Certification in Psychiatry.
    2. Valid California Drivers License and current automobile liability insurance.
    3. Permanent resident or U.S. Citizen; proof of work eligibility upon hiring.
    4. Must have at least three (3) years of recovery or a drug free lifestyle as of the date of application.
    5. Know and comply with Agency policies and procedures, HIPAA, and other county, state, federal regulations relating to quality assurance and improvement.
    6. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in computer operations.
    7. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    8. Ability to pass criminal background check to work with children and adolescents.
  1. Preferred qualifications:
    1. Verbal fluency in Spanish strongly desired.
    2. Knowledge of substance and alcohol abuse and related issues.
    3. Prior experience in community mental health preferred.

 

Revised 2/22/2018