Partners in Recovery Network believes that recovery from mental illness is an outcome we can achieve by harnessing the wisdom of service participant and their families with the knowledge of skilled and caring professionals. We believe that everyone has intrinsic strengths that can be used to develop an individualized recovery plan. Partners in Recovery staff model and practice recovery principles in all activities including hope, empowerment, encouragement, support, self determination, and connection to the community. Staff serves as positive role models demonstrating professional and caring attitudes and behaviors toward the individuals we serve, their families, co-workers and guests. Staff contributes to effective teamwork by combining skills and energies in a coordinated effort with individuals we serve, their families, supervisors, co-workers and outside agencies. Job Summary Directs, coordinates, and provides medical/clinical services to specified consumers within a specific clinic. These services include engagement, assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment planning, medication management, family meetings, supportive psychotherapy, patient education, and risk assessment, and discharge planning. Has a defined caseload, has productivity goals, and meets the psychiatric needs of service participants assigned to their clinical/collaborative care team. Participates in on-call rotation for the system. Participates in utilization management and quality improvement activities. Functions as the senior clinician on the team. Actively promote integration of mental and medical health care and maintenance. Reports to the Chief Psychiatrist for clinical supervision, collaborates with the clinical director and with the site administrator for the purpose of optimizing health care outcomes. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: 1. Serve as the Behavioral Health Medical Practitioner/ Psychiatrist assigned to service participants. 2. Promote and practice a recovery focused approach in the treatment of mental health challenges of service participants.. 3. Provide complete initial psychiatric assessment, annual psychiatric assessments/updates; follow up evaluation, psychoeducation, psychopharmacologic management, counseling and coordination of services, and supportive psychotherapy. 4. Document and record treatment related findings, interventions, and plans using approved forms following the accepted standards and policies set forth by the organization. 5. Follow standards of monitoring for short and long term physical and metabolic effects of psychotropic medication and periodic measurement of medication blood levels when applicable. 6. Coordinate and communicate with others such a primary care, specialty, and/ or emergency room providers outlines in PIR policies to optimize health outcomes 7. Adhere to evidence-based practices and DBHS Performance Improvement Protocols and Technical Assistance Documents as posted on the DBHS and SAMHSA websites. 8. Consult complex cases with peers within the network and provide consultation and second opinions as needed. 9. Utilize appropriate medication based on best practices, in addition to appropriately completing required documentation for prior authorization for non-formulary medications as needed. 10. Identify potential barriers to quality care and opportunities for improvement and reports them to the Chief Psychiatrist and/or Chief Medical Officer. 11. Provide clinical coverage to any other clinic as needed in order to meet business/clinical needs when there is a shortfall in the medical staffing. 12. Communicate and meet with supervising Chief Psychiatrist and Chief Medical Officer on a regular basis and update knowledge on changes in policies and procedures concerning the delivery of health care services to service participants. 13. Respect and care for service participants as well as staff of Partners in Recovery. 14. Advance clinical knowledge and competency through regular participation in continuing medical education. 15. Participate in improving the quality of services in the clinic by providing didactics and mentorship to other clinical staff. 16. Other duties and responsibilities necessary for the fulfillment of the mission of Partners in Recovery Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of allopathic or osteopathic medicine (or international equivalent), at least 4 years of accredited residency training, including a minimum of 3 years in psychiatry. Associated topics: adult psychiatry, child psychiatry, clinical, consult, consultant, consulting, mhc, neuropsychiatry, psych, psychiatry
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