SPECIALTY: Adult Psychiatry or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
LOCATION: New Jersey
JOB TYPE: LOCUMS
JOB NUMBER: 41273
~ Inpatient units assigned can be adult or child and adolescent based upon board certification
~Board Certified/Eligible considered; J1/H1 Visa sponsorship; new graduates
~ NJ state license; active, unrestricted; willing to obtain
~ Inpatient Unit attached to residency program with academic setting
~ Union based positions with perks there in benefits and starting salary of $220,000 with those benefits
Provides psychiatric care to patients within scope of privileges; participates in departmental education and research activities as assigned; assists in administrative duties of the division and hospital as assigned. Serves and provides leadership to interdisciplinary treatment teams in assigned settings.
Diagnoses, treats and medically prescribes for inpatients and outpatients within the limits of privileges; serves as attending physician of record for patients with no private attending.
Admits patients to hospital, becoming attending physician of record for such patients as necessary.
Provides night and weekend on-call coverage; provides weekend and holiday direct patient care coverage according to established schedule in order to ensure continuation of quality patient care for the service.
Completes all documentation in patient and medical records in a timely manner, including assessments, progress notes, discharge summaries and treatment plans.
Educates and counsels patients, families and care givers on medical condition, medications prescribed, plan of care and follow-up to treatment; participates in discharge planning process as appropriate.
Participates in and provides leadership to interdisciplinary treatment teams within the assigned settings.
Participates in consultative services to other departments and divisions, as assigned, and recommends and/or performs special studies and tests; participates in interpretation of test and study results.
Supervises, teaches and evaluates residents and medical students rotating through the division as directed; prepares and delivers subspecialty lectures and conferences; participates in rounds and performs supervision and didactic teaching, as required.
Assists in managing and conducting training programs; recommends changes in curriculum structure as appropriate and participates in developing new educational programs.
Supervises and completes evaluations for residents as required; reviews and signs off on resident charts; performs other chart reviews as directed.
Engages in clinical research and, where applicable, in basic research projects; directs and/or supervises research fellows, as appropriate; publishes and presents results of research projects in a timely manner, as directed.
Assists Medical Director in establishing procedures to ensure consistency and quality of all services provided by the department and/or division; participates in Quality Assurance program in accordance with the policies and regulatory agencies.
Attends and participates in hospital and department committees as required by the Chief Medical Officer or Chair of Behavioral Health.
Works with Medical Director or Vice President of Behavioral Health to develop protocols and standards of care that are in compliance with requirements of JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.
Assists Chief Medical Officer or Chair of Behavioral Health in departmental administration as required; recommends modifications or upgrades to equipment and implementation of new procedures; prepares reports and analyses as required.
~ Competitive Market Salary
Experience in electroconvulsive therapy.
Successful completion of an accredited Child & Adolescent two-year fellowship program.
Technical skills required for psychiatry, including detailed knowledge of psychotropic and nonpsychotropic
Experience in Psychiatry as set forth in Psychiatry credentialing requirements.
Evidence of formal, supervised training or clinical experience as required for certain procedures.
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