Company: Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
Location: Culver City
Posted on: December 9, 2018
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been a leading provider of community mental health and substance use services since 1942. With a history stretching back to the Great Depression, Didi Hirsch has established a strong reputation in the communities we serve. We help more than 90,000 children and adults each year from 11 locations and 100 schools throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. We are committed to excellence, diversity and opportunity. We are dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who make a difference in the lives of the clients we serve. We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package. Top three reasons to bring your career to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services: This is a diverse role, allowing you to expand your skills. This is a great opportunity to start building a rewarding career with a leader in community mental health services. You will find a strong family-like culture here; people enjoy working together to help some of the most vulnerable members of our communities improve the quality of their lives. Your key duties will include: As part of a multi-faceted behavioral health treatment team, the Psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric/medical evaluation, diagnosis and medication management services to our adult clients, ensuring compliance with program standards, contracts, policies, procedures and guidelines. Conduct initial and follow-up psychiatric evaluations, diagnose need for medications , monitoring client responses to medications Request appropriate physical, neurological and other laboratory tests for the patient, reviewing and interpreting results to initiate course of action/treatment Completes all appropriate records/documentation Participates/leads meetings and/or training with medical staff or treatment team Provides consultation, advice and guidance to therapists and support staff regarding clients medications/treatment Participates in peer reviews actively seeking to identify methods to improve quality care Is involved in the teaching of psychiatric residents, psychiatric nurse practitioner students and physician assistant students Requirements You must be able to successfully pass our pre-employment screening, including a background check and live scan fingerprinting. For bilingual positions, you will need to pass a language assessment. You will also need to meet the following requirements for this role: MD or equivalent American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology certification (or eligibility for certification) in psychiatry Licensed to practice medicine in California at time of hire Possess a complete working knowledge of psychopharmacology Skilled in effective verbal and written communication skills Possess a passion for serving communities negatively impacted by poverty, immigration status, discrimination and trauma Demonstrate medical/clinical leadership skills Possess good computer skills, a familiarity with MS Word and Outlook and a demonstrated ability to utilize electronic progress notes systems. There is flexibility as to the full-time or part-time status. Additionally, there is opportunity for clinical appointment at a local teaching institution Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Keywords: Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, Los Angeles , Pyschiatrist, Other , Culver City, California
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!