• Medical Director - Adult Psychiatrist - Inpatient

    Job Locations US-NJ-Woodbury
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/8/2018 11:18 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1669
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Medical Director opportunity for adult psychiatrist in beautiful south Jersey to work with a hospital system featured on Becker's Healthcare "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018" list. Woodbury offers a great family friendly atmosphere with 113 acres of parks and recreational facilities, four galleries and museums, two libraries, and a community garden - all while being within 30 minutes of the culture and night life Philadelphia has to offer. We are offering a competitive salary, sign on bonus, CME allowance, and a variety of perks such as discounted gym memberships, weight loss programs, discounts on cell phone packages, computers, amusement parks, theater tickets and much more!

     

    Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Organizes data concerning patient’s family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from patient, relatives, and other sources, such as nurse and social worker. Examines patient to determine general physical condition, following standard medical procedures. Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained. Determines nature and extent of mental disorder, and formulates treatment program. Treats or directs treatment of patient, utilizing variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications.

    Responsibilities

    • Provision of full range of psychiatric services to assigned patients. Services provided include direct care of patients in the clinical setting including: assessment, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients and determining the degree of disabilities in patients. Psychiatrist will prescribe medication to patients as deemed necessary and will conduct medication management.  All services to be documented in the patient’s electronic medical record.
    • Analyze and evaluate patient data and test findings to diagnose nature and extent of mental disorder.
    • Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
    • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
    • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives, and other professionals.
    • Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patient to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
    • Participates in treatment team activities to include the development and periodic review of patient treatment plans and will take necessary steps when a patient refuses treatment.
    • Subject to on-call responsibilities as assigned.
    • Chairs the treatment team or designates a chairperson.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Must be licensed as a psychiatrist in the state of New Jersey or able to obtain licensure. 
    • Experience in providing services in inpatient/outpatient environment. 
    • Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills. 
    • Must complete a satisfactory background investigation.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

     

    EOE M/V/F/D

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