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Psychiatrist

Company: Oklahoma Mental Health Council dba Red Rock Behavi
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Provides psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment at designated Medication Clinic locations. Reviews and approves all treatment plans; provides consultation to staff as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Prescribes medications and otherwise facilitates medication management of physical conditions in coordination with the treating psychiatrist and with a working knowledge of psychiatric medications
  • Conducts medical and psychiatric assessments including psychiatric history, course of illness, response to treatment, mental status examination, and diagnoses
  • Assists the treatment team in the comprehensive assessment of:
  • Psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and response, and risk behaviors)Mental status, and diagnosis
  • Physical health and dental health
  • Use of drugs or alcohol
  • Education and employment
  • Social development and functioning
  • Activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and Family structure and relationships
  • Collaborates with registered nurses in assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educates consumers regarding psychotropic medications
  • Provides support, education, and counseling to family members of consumers to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness
  • Collaborates in the treatment process, and assists in their family member's progress
  • Provides on-site crisis assessment and management of consumers during regular work hours
  • Involved in consumer care including discharge planning of consumers as needed
  • Submits written reports and oral testimonies and presentations of opinion in commitment and/or other legal proceedings, which may include a wide range of treatment, rehabilitative and support services matters as required
  • Maintains core competencies in relation to working with co-occurring disorders through continuing education and implementing skills into all aspects of treatment
  • Trains staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses
  • Directs and collaborates with registered nurses to develop, revise, maintain and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures
  • Attends staff meetings, workshops, and seminars to learn agency policy, rules, regulations, and procedures; participates in on-going in-service training as well as required external training
  • Assists in the development and implementation of programmatic goals and objectives
  • Provides consultative psychiatric services to Health Team staff committed to improving general health and well-being of members it serves with severe mental illness
  • Consults with Health Team staff to distribute evidence-based psychiatric education to the team
  • Supports and assists with the facilitation of Care Plans for consumers
  • Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications
    • Board certified or Board eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Oklahoma
    • One year relevant experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • General skill in exercising independent judgment, tact, patience, and understanding; maintaining effective working relationships with consumers, other staff, and the community
    • Must complete all in-service and external training requirements
    • Two years of relevant experience preferred
    • Clinical supervisory experience preferred Benefits
      • 95% Employer Paid Health Insurance Plan
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Some Positions Qualify for NHSC Student Loan Repayment
      • 403B Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Contribution
      • Annual Professional Growth Funds
      • 3 Weeks Paid Time-off
      • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
        Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations.

Keywords: Oklahoma Mental Health Council dba Red Rock Behavi, Oklahoma City , Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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