Outpatient Psychiatrist, Federally Qualified Health Center - Los Angeles, CA
Outpatient Psychiatrist -Full Time or Part Time (20 - 40 Hours)
The successful candidate for this position will hold a CA license and is either Board Certified or Board Eligible. The candidate must be comfortable being an egalitarian part of a treatment team, be willing to participate in case conferences, work closely with non-medical Behavioral Health staff, and be knowledgeable about addiction medication.
The licensed psychiatrist will be responsible for diagnostic clarity and medication management of patients in need of psychiatric medication and/or addiction medication. In addition, this provider will be responsible for 5150 assessments and triage along with other non-medical Behavioral Health staff.
This psychiatrist will work collaboratively with the Director of the Behavioral Health Department and the referring Primary Care Provider regarding patient care, as well as all members of the Behavioral Health Department involved in the patient’s care.
The psychiatrist will assure that patient treatment is individualized, integrated, comprehensive, and ongoing. Treatment plans will be updated as needed, presented in case conferences, and will actively participate with patient discharge plans.
This position requires that the psychiatrist possess the skill sets to have individualized, integrated, and comprehensive assessment drive treatment and have treatment fit the patient’s needs and their readiness for change.
In addition, applicant must be comfortable with and knowledgeable about conducting patient treatment groups (psycho-educational, medication management, etc.)