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Adult Psychiatrist needed in Texas (Physician )

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1 Sep 2022
Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in , Texas.


  • Evaluate, diagnose and plan care for people with psychiatric conditions.
  • The psychiatrist will provide quality psychiatric services and care to individuals residing at the SSLC. This includes providing guidance to and participating with the facility interdisciplinary teams (IDTs).
  • The psychiatrist will conduct psychiatric clinics as scheduled and psychiatric reviews as requested by the IDTs It is expected that each individual will be treated with the most effective medication and the most effective dosage.
  • The psychiatrist will interact with and make recommendations to family members when requested.
  • The facility s electronic health record is available for the recording of deliberations and recommendations, reviewing lab work, modifying treatment plans.
  • As a member of the IDT, the psychiatrist attends Individual Support Planning meetings to help develop a holistic individual service plan for persons on their caseload. Additionally, 90-day medication reviews and other meetings may be attended as requested by the IDT or administrators.
  • Psychiatrists manage acute psychiatric care including authorizing emergency restraints, writing orders for the emergency use of medication, and coordinating psychiatric hospitalizations if the person does not respond to behavioral interventions provided by the staff.
  • Available to the psychiatrist for consultation and team efforts are behavioral health specialists and/or psychologists, as well as other interested persons.
  • Psychiatrists participate in various committees designed to ensure residents are receiving quality care, such Medical Services Division, Pharmacy, Therapeutics, and Admission Reviews.
  • Flexibility in work hours will be considered.
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  • Job Reference: 701618609-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Staff Care
  • Location: Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent