Psychiatrist (Atndng Physician(AS)-L III), Correctional Heal...

at  NYC Health Hospitals

New York, New York, USA - 10004

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NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation. We are a network of 11 hospitals, trauma centers, neighborhood health centers, nursing homes, and post-acute care centers. We are a home care agency and a health plan, MetroPlus. Our health system provides essential services to 1.4 million New Yorkers every year in more than 70 locations across the city's five boroughs. Our diverse workforce of more than 42,000 employees are uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. Visit us at nychhc.org and stay connected on facebook.com/nycHHC or Twitter@hhcnyc.

With approximately 60,000 admissions per year and 10,000 average daily population in twelve jails citywide, the NYC jail system is among the largest in the nation. The Division of Correctional Health Services (CHS) of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is responsible for the delivery of medical and behavioral health care, social work services, discharge planning and reentry services 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. CHS is a national leader in the delivery of health care to the justice-involved population and works continuously to improve access to, and quality and continuity of, care within the jail system.

Job Description

 

 

Under the supervision of a Senior/Supervising Psychiatrist in the Mental Health Service of CHS, this position requires the provision of high quality, team-based psychiatric services including psychopharmacologic interventions, for individuals housed on a PACE unit.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide psychiatric care, including admission evaluations, follow-ups, and urgent and emergent consultations to individuals with mental health needs
  • Participate in the creation of an individualized treatment plan after discussing the case with the mental health care team, collecting and reviewing psychosocial data, medical history, nursing assessment, and other pertinent information.
  • Evaluate patients for the need for a higher level of care, including hospitalization. If a patient is hospitalized, maintain contact with the hospital psychiatric staff to ensure continuity of care
  • Provide patient education, specifically around issues related to medications and treatment adherence, and aftercare services. Document all activities in the electronic medical record in a timely, concise and clear manner
  • Integrate nursing and medical concepts in planning care for medically complicated psychiatric patients.
  • Provide consultation to non-prescribing mental health staff and medical staff about diagnosis, treatment and/or the need for psychiatric medication
  • Counsel patients using advanced psychotherapeutic techniques, including in group settings if needed.
  • Participate in team meetings with the treatment staff.
  • Engage in clinical supervision, as indicated, with the Supervising Psychiatrist or assigned supervisor.
  • Provide clinical supervision for psychiatric nurse practitioners and physician assistants, including appropriate direct supervision and documentation of evaluation and feedback
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Psychiatrist or Mental Health Manager for the facility, Medical Director or Chief of Service for Psychiatry, or their respective designees

Department Preferences:

  • Excellent diagnostic and treatment skills with particular attention to issues of psychopharmacology, safe administration of medication in a variety of settings, medical complications of mental illness and therapeutic resistance
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines, including DOC staff
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to identify staff needs and provide mentorship and education to suit those needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.D. degree with active NY State license in good standing
  • Completion of a 4-year psychiatric residency training program
  • Active certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

Assignment Level I
Physicians Practicing General Medicine
1. Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State.

Physicians Practicing in a Specialty Area
1. Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3. Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board.

Assignment Level II / III
Physicians Practicing General Medicine
1. Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3. Five (5) years of full-time licensed experience as a physician practicing general
medicine acceptable to the Medical Board of the hospital.

Physicians Practicing in a Specialty Area
1. Graduation from an approved school of medicine; and
2. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in New York State; and
3. Current Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board; and
4. Five (5) years of full-time licensed experience as a physician practicing in her/his
field of specialty acceptable to the Medical Board of the hospital.

How To Apply

 

 

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "" button or mail your resume, noting the above Job ID #, to:

NYC Health + Hospitals / Correctional Health Services

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Human Resources Department
55 Water Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10041
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Responsibilities:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide psychiatric care, including admission evaluations, follow-ups, and urgent and emergent consultations to individuals with mental health needs
  • Participate in the creation of an individualized treatment plan after discussing the case with the mental health care team, collecting and reviewing psychosocial data, medical history, nursing assessment, and other pertinent information.
  • Evaluate patients for the need for a higher level of care, including hospitalization. If a patient is hospitalized, maintain contact with the hospital psychiatric staff to ensure continuity of care
  • Provide patient education, specifically around issues related to medications and treatment adherence, and aftercare services. Document all activities in the electronic medical record in a timely, concise and clear manner
  • Integrate nursing and medical concepts in planning care for medically complicated psychiatric patients.
  • Provide consultation to non-prescribing mental health staff and medical staff about diagnosis, treatment and/or the need for psychiatric medication
  • Counsel patients using advanced psychotherapeutic techniques, including in group settings if needed.
  • Participate in team meetings with the treatment staff.
  • Engage in clinical supervision, as indicated, with the Supervising Psychiatrist or assigned supervisor.
  • Provide clinical supervision for psychiatric nurse practitioners and physician assistants, including appropriate direct supervision and documentation of evaluation and feedback
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Psychiatrist or Mental Health Manager for the facility, Medical Director or Chief of Service for Psychiatry, or their respective designees


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New York, New York, USA, 10004