This is an advanced professional clinical position providing psychiatric services to Meridians target populations. This position requires that the psychiatrist work with patients and within a multi-disciplinary staff to provide patient care and oversee services provided by lesser credentialed clinical providers. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed through observation, peer review, conferences and reports.
- Provides timely and appropriate psychiatric, substance abuse and/or medical evaluation for patients to determine treatment needs.
- Provides medication management and ongoing care consistent with current practice standards.
- Documents services in a timely, accurate manner, consistent with Center procedure and applicable standards.
- Performs a sufficient volume of sufficient services to produce budgeted revenue.
- Provide consultation and training to fellows, residents, students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other clinical staff, as needed.
- Professional services may be provided in an outpatient, inpatient or residential treatment setting.
- Complies with needed chart reviews, consultations and staffing required by Meridian policy or 3rd party standards.
- Performs other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.
- An M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school, with completion of a 4-year psychiatric residence in an approved program.
- Must be Board Certified in Psychiatry or Board Eligible and possess license to practice medicine in the State of Florida.
- Must have knowledge of community mental health programs, services and practices and practical experience in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric illnesses.
- Must have the ability to document and review services within an electronic medical record.