Evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric, emotional, or behavioral conditions including personality disorders, suicidality, psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, developmental disorders, sexual dysfunctions, attention deficit disorder, trauma- and stressor-related disorders, eating disorders, adjustment disorders, and others;
Establish a differential diagnosis and treatment plan;
Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatment or medications to treat mental health conditions;
Monitor medication side effects and medication interactions;
Order and interpret results of laboratory diagnostic testing;
Order and interpret psychological testing;
Provide psychoeducation to patients and/or relatives about diagnosis, prognosis, treatment indications, risks, benefits, and alternative treatment options;
Collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary team, including therapists and family support workers, including providing case consultation and participating in case reviews;
Provide services to a minimum of 1.5 participants per hour;
Provide consultation as needed to primary care providers on patients receiving medical care at Mary's Center;
Participate in Mary's Center Continuous Quality Improvement process;
Document all services provided to clients and collateral contacts in eCW electronic medical record;
Perform other services determined as necessary by the Director of Clinical Services.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience - Must possess an M.D., or D.O. and be Board-Certified in Psychiatry or Board-Eligible. Candidate must have a current unrestricted license to practice in the District of Columbia. Experience practicing medicine in a community health clinic environment and/or experience in working with immigrant or low-income populations is desirable. Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred.
Physical Demands - Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five pounds.
Work Environment - Mostly in a typical clinic or office with quiet to moderate noise level. Hybrid work schedule with flexible hours . May be exposed to extreme cold, heat, and humidity due to outside weather conditions.
Posted Date : 2022-04-21
Expiry Date : 2022-07-21
Job type : Part Time