Under limited supervision of the Psychiatric Services Chief, provides Medical/Psychiatric care of assigned clients and provides psychiatric services including emergencies, evaluations, diagnostic assessments, and treatments to Adults and/or Children.
Working with Tri-County Community Mental Health Center provides an exciting opportunity to work in the field of telemedicine.Psychiatrists can be stationed in one of the Center's clinics and provide services to the Center's other locations.Initial and follow-up psychiatric consultations can be completed with patients of all ages with the Center's telepsychiatry technology. All telepsychiatry services are documented in the Agency's Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
This position provides aunique opportunity to work at a Mental Health Center that employs lessons learned from a four-year SAMHSA Primary Behavioral Health Care Integration program. As a member of an interdisciplinary team of professionals, the psychiatrist will work with an integrated team of primary care providers to address the whole health care needs of Tri-County Community Mental Health Center's clients.
The ability to consult with primary care providers and have labs drawn and results delivered on-site allows for a highly effective treatment program. This position also provides an opportunity to work where Clinical Care Coordination and evidence-based wellness and tobacco recovery programs are delivered and producing outstanding outcomes.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
Licensed to practice medicine in the State of SouthCarolina and completion of full residency (4 years) in Psychiatry.Graduation from an approved School of Medicine.Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of psychiatric medicine. Valid driver's license.
Extensive knowledge of the latest treatment modalities and techniques in General Psychiatry. Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and the practice of congruent documentation is preferred.
Individual must have the ability and skills to work with a wide variety of patients and staff of various backgrounds. Must be comfortable with consulting with outside agencies and representing Tri-County CommunityMental Health Center and South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) to others when needed. Individual must be fully licensed to practice medicine in South Carolinaand be able to prescribe controlled substances.
The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex - including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.
Tri-County Community Mental Health Center (TCCMHC) is one of 16 Community Mental Health Centers within the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. This position provides State and Agency benefits, including:
Health, vision, and dentalinsurance for employee and family
An attractive leave policy in addition to State Holidays
Free licensure supervision
Extensive training opportunities in evidence-based treatments and best practices
Opportunities to participate in research and grant-funded programs
Membership in a multi-disciplined team of professionals
Cutting-edge technology used in the delivery of behavioral health treatment
Collaboration with health care organizations, institutions of higher learning, other state agencies, school districts, and other Community Mental Health Centers
TCCMHCis also an approved site of the National HealthService Corps, (NHSC), which offers student loan repayment of up to $50,000 to employees of NHSC-approved sites. You must be a US citizen, you must be licensed to practice independently in the state where you are hired, and you must have unpaid government or commercial school loans.
There is a two year service commitment required as well. Confirmation of qualifying for this loan repayment program is the responsibility of every applicant - we cannot guarantee your qualification.
South Carolina boasts excellent wealth with oceans, beaches, and mountains not more than two and a half hours away from almost any location. Good schools, low taxes, and low cost of living.
South Carolina offers the arts including, the world renowned Spoleto Arts Festival in Charleston, museums, world-class golfing, sailing, fishing, and natural wildlife. Professionally, SCDMH is recognized for its work in some of the best practice areas of psychiatry and is a national leader in the use of telepsychiatry. The Agency is also renowned for its Deaf Services program and Peer Support Services. Please visitwww.scdmh.org for more information about SCDMH.
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