Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Pressley Ridge Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

To provide psychiatric services to patients in the above-named programs and to patients from the community, the Child Psychiatrist will:

  • Work in collaboration with the other psychiatrists, CRNP, medical assistant, therapists, and program director at the FCC through in-person communication, electronic communication and weekly treatment team meetings

  • Complete psychiatric evaluations and ongoing assessments: evaluates, diagnoses, and treats new and existing patients' mental health conditions.

  • Provide services and conduct self in a manner consistent with the profession's Code of Ethics.

  • Review and sign off on treatment plans and intake documentation

  • Seek collaboration with community primary care providers and with the team members from the above-named teams, as indicated for the individual patient.

  • Order and interpret labs and studies including PSG, CTs & MRIs.

  • Use our electronic health record (Evolv) for documentation

  • Use our electronic prescriptions program (Orderconnect) for the electronic prescription of all medications, including controlled substances

  • Consult with staff regarding psychiatric or medical emergencies among patients on the campus

  • As needed, Participate in Utilization Review Committee meetings with Base Service Unit Case ManagersTo help assure the continued professional growth and development of professional staff, especially regarding mental health and treatment issues, the Staff Child Psychiatrist, in cooperation with the Medical Director, will:

  • Plan and conduct staff in-services throughout the school year

  • Provide informal consultations for all program staff on an as needed basis.

Working Conditions

  • Physical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing and a moderate level of physical activity including; sitting, standing, walking, lifting, and carrying as required.

  • Environmental Factors. School and residential treatment are provided on campus. This is an office-based position where the psychiatrist will use a computer at a desk for all documentation. Face-to-face patient interviews are conducted

  • Working Hours. 5-10 hours per week with the potential for more time. After-hours availability can be accommodated. Part-time or full time, contracted or employee status are available

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