• Locum Tenans Psychiatrist

    Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
    ID
    2019-15533
    Category
    Akeso
    Facility
    Akeso Talent Engagement - Lehigh Valley
    Type
    PRN
  • Overview

    Akeso Talent Engagement is looking for a part-time (approximately 30 hours a week) Board-Certified Psychiatrist to help out our partner in the Lehigh Valley Area.  This position will evaluate and develop treatment plans for patients who demonstrate symptoms of mental illness.  You will supervise the psychologist, mental health staff, and nursing staff in providing mental health services.  You will be responsible for the overall psychiatric direction of the mental health program.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide services to the patient population utilizing current standards of psychiatric practice
    • Assume responsibility for clinical management of the mental health program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards and PCM policies and procedures
    • Consult with medical specialists to seek advice and expertise in their respective areas
    • Oversee all psychiatric clinical services provided
    • Ensure timely, accurate, and complete psychiatric entries are made for each patient
    • Provide follow-up care for chronic psychiatric conditions
    • Treat all patients requiring psychiatric attention as well as availability for emergency assistance (on-call)
    • Work collaboratively with pharmacy to evaluate and approve all medication and other medicinal preparations, which comprise the facility formulary
    • Be a member of the Quality Assurance Committee and sub-committees as necessary

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine or school of osteopathic medicine with specialty in psychiatry
    • Licensed to practice psychiatry in the State of PA
    • Board Certified or eligible
    • Maintain current ?DEA number
    • Able to work across 3 to 4 facilities in the Lehigh Valley

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