River Edge
  • 26-Nov-2018 to 12-Dec-2019 (EST)
  • Recovery Center
  • Macon, GA, USA
  • Full Time

The River Edge Recovery Center is a residential alternative to or diversion from inpatient hospitalization, offering psychiatric stabilization and detoxification services. The program provides medically monitored residential services for the purpose of providing psychiatric stabilization and substance detoxification services on a short-term basis.

River Edge is in search of both a full time Adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist. 

Day to day duties will include:

         Provide psychiatric initial evaluation, ongoing assessments, and/or crisis assessments

         Provide patient education on diagnosis, medication, monitoring response to treatment and side effects of medication, informed consent, treatment adherence, and other individualized topics

         Provides required documentation in the medical record to reflect the diagnosis, treatment goals, interventions and standards of the agency to meet requirements of state and federal funding entities

         Documents and signs assessments, progress notes, and medication or lab orders on same day of service

         Signs orders for service prior to initiation of services

         Reviews and signs individual service plans addressing the goals and treatment interventions appropriate for the individual

         Prescribes appropriate medication and obtains baseline metabolic indices as indicated and in accordance with River Edge standards of care and all applicable professional, state and federal standards

         Prescribes monitors, modifies, and/or discontinues medications as indicated and documents medical necessity and these processes in the medical record of individual

         Orders medical assessments, consultations, referrals, medications and laboratory tests as indicated for patients

         Serves as delegating physician for (and as determined) nurse practitioners or clinical nurse specialists as assigned

         Participates in the Medical Staff peer review/documentation/utilization review processes and maintains agency-established targeted outcomes

         Provides ongoing clinical and administrative supervision, and performance-evaluations of assigned staff

         Responds promptly to communications from Medical Services Office and Utilization Management

         Responds to phone inquiries of patients and pharmacies as directed

         Attends Medical Staff meetings as indicated

         Attends all required Agency meetings and trainings

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate from a medical school recognized by AND an active Physician license granted by the Georgia composite state board of medical examiners AND board certification in a Psychiatry specialty.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 2 years of post-licensure psychiatric experience working with adults and children and adolescents in a mental health setting.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring agency. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.

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