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ACT Team Pyschiatrist

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This position is part-time, 16 hours per week.

Job Code: ACT-PSYCH
Posted On: Tuesday, 12th September 2017
Location: Montgomery Center
Troy
27 North Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Licensed
Travel: Occassional for meetings and training

Job Description:

Summary:

Services include community- and clinic-based crisis management/emergency psychiatric consultation, evaluations and medication management for ACT services.  This position is neither the supervisor of nor medical director of other outpatient physicians or outpatient programs.

Special Attributes:

Strong psychosocial, clinical assessment skills. Minimal supervision regarding use of time, able to prioritize work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively with professions and clients/families. Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.  Must have the ability to work effectively with administrators that are non-physicians and be able to effectively negotiate the fiscal impact of lower volumes of services without comprising care but enhancing care.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Must be a physician licensed to practice psychiatry in the State of North Carolina or appropriate license from other states.  Board certified preferred.

Certificates, License, Registration:

Licensed Physician, Board Certified preferred

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and be able to visually recognize consumers presentation.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Preferred Skills:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, effective treatment notes and related documents.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and/or the public.  Must be willing to embrace technology and be able to communicate effectively through telemedicine.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median; ability to interpret bar graphs.  Must be able to accurately formulate correct dosages of prescriptions. Must have the ability to interpret budgets and fiscal spread sheets.

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