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We are currently working with a facility in Pennsylvania that is seeking a Psychiatrist for their ACT/CTT team. Applicants will act as the Psychiatrist for prescribed clients, supervise the treatment team in numerous areas and conduct psychiatric assessments including psychiatric history, course of illness, response to treatment, mental status examination, and 5 Axis DSM IV diagnoses and present assessment results at team meetings and treatment plan meetings. Applicants will perform individual, group, and family supportive therapy, as well as psychotherapy and illness education as needed. Applicants will prescribe psychotropic medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients regarding psychotropic medications. Candidates will collaborate with Registered Nurses in assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment and provide ongoing support along with the rest of the ACT/CTT team as well as counseling and education to team members and family members of clients to help them become more knowledgeable about mental illness. Applicants will provide crisis assessment and management of consumers during regular work hours, both on and off site over the phone, during other hours, and as on call back up to the first line of on call staff.
Hours Per Day: 8
Provider Availability: Regular Time
Assignment Type: Outpatient
Assignment Duration: Locums
Facility Type: Clinic
Call Required: Yes
Board Certification Required: Negotiable
Prescriptive Authority Required: No
Reference ID: ORD-053267-MD-PA
Job Posting ID: 962929