PSYCHIATRIST - OUT PATIENT, FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS, CHICO/YUBA CITY LOCATIONS.
GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision of the Medical Officer, the Psychiatrist is responsible for evaluating, diagnosing and treating patients with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. The Psychiatrist will conduct thorough evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication and evaluate treatment results.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
1). Assess and screen patients by conducting psychiatric evaluations, including interviews, medical histories, physical exams, observations, and psychological testing. 2). Analyzes data and results of assessments to diagnose patients. 3). Thoroughly document patient's diagnosis, symptoms, medical and treatment effectiveness. 4). Develops comprehensive treatment plans, measure progress against the plan, and make adjustments as needed. 5). Prescribes and administers medications according to diagnosis. 6). Monitors patient to determine efficacy and potential side effects of medications. 7). Consults with other medical professionals and psychologists. 8). Provides patients with emotional support and strategies to help manage their disorder. 9). Supervises and directs family nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other mid-level providers. 10). Other physician duties as assigned by supervisor.
QUALITIES & CHARACTERISTICS:
1). Maintains a professional relationship and positive attitude with co-workers the public, patients and all Ampla Health staff, Board of Directors and vendors. 2). Maintains the highest professional ethics and is honest in dealing with people, is a model for all employees through his/her actions. 3). Strives to learn more and is receptive to learning different ways of doing things. 4). Displays enthusiasm toward the work and the mission of Ampla Health.
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
1). Must hold MD degree from an accredited medical school and completion of an approved Psychiatric residency. 2). Must be Board certified or eligible in Psychiatry. 3). Must have completed and approved internship. 4). Must hold a valid California State Physician and Surgeon License. 5). Currently CPR certification. 6). Current DEA license. 7). Must be sensitive to the corporation's diverse patient population. 8). Demonstrate clear knowledge of Ampla Health's clinic structure, standards, procedures and protocols. COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS: 1). Must have neat and legible handwriting. 2). Must be able to interact with patients, vendors and co-workers courteously and calmly. 3). Ability to communicate well with the public.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Board Certification - $5,000/YEAR
Continued Medical Ed. - $5,000/YEAR
Supervisor of FNP's- $500 per month.
Internal Number: A-0001
About AMPLA HEALTH
Ampla Health is a 501 (c)3 non-profit network of community-based Federally Qualified Health Centers offering comprehensive and integrated health services in Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, and Yuba counties.
Ampla Health has fourteen medical and six dental centers conveniently located throughout beautiful Northern California.
Mission: To provide the individuals and communities we serve with high quality, comprehensive, community directed health care that is accessible to all and culturally & linguistically appropriate.
Ampla Health's integrated health services; Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Behavioral Health, Social and Chiropractic services.
These services include; 340 B Pharmacy Discount Program,
Anti coagulation services, Comprehensive HIV Care, Dermatology, Family Planning, Women's Health services, Infectious Diseases,
Laboratory Services, Nephrology, Nutrition and Diabetic Care, Orthopedics, Perinatal Care, Podiatry, Rheumatology, Telehealth program.
Ampla health employ's 526 staff members with 120 health care providers and specialists. We offer a Diverse, Friendly, and Positive Team environment, committed to helping the community. The benefits include; Compe...titive Salaries, CME, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Long Term Sick, Retirement programs, Health Insurance, Life Ins. Long Term Disability, Relocation Assistance, Mal-Practice coverage and Visa Sponsorship.