Location: New York
Duration: Locum Tenens - Part Time
Job ID: 20012851
Category: Psychiatry - General/Other
Job Salary:   Competitive
Job Posted: 04/22/19

Psychiatrist needed to provide direct clinical care in a New York State Office of Mental Health licensed program.

Scope of Duties:

  • Conducts psychiatric evaluations for program participants.
  • Provides onsite psychiatric consultation to agency mental health staff.
  • Analyzes and evaluates client data and test or examination findings to diagnose nature and extent of mental, emotional or behavioral disorders.
  • Evaluates the need for, prescribes and monitors psychotropic medication provided to clients as needed.
  • Collaborates and interacts with agency mental health staff/other clinical staff and participates in case conferences, team meetings, in-service workshops.
  • Ensures the maintenance of accurate, complete and timely client records that comply with regulatory standards and agency internal policy and procedure. Completes statistical and other reports as required.
  • Complies with 42 CFR confidentiality and HIPAA privacy and security regulations.
  • Executes collaboration agreement with the on-site Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Helps clients understand their behaviors and adjust to them.
  • Counsels clients during office visits.
  • Monitors progress and makes adjustments in treatment/medication as needed.
  • Helps plan, develops and conducts training programs to maintain and improve staff understanding of co-occurring psychiatric conditions
  • Participates in efforts to monitor the quality and effectiveness of ongoing clinical services.
  • Performs other duties as requested.



  • A graduate from an accredited Medical School. Current New York State Psychiatrist license.
  • Board Certification in Psychiatry, required with a specialty in Addiction and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, preferred.
  • At least five years of prior work experience with substance abuse population, working with the underserved, transient populations and clinical co-morbidities (co-occurring mental health, substance abuse and physical health problems).

For Immediate Consideration Call Rosa 212-743-0276

Contact information

Company: United Staffing Solutions
Address: ATTN: Rosa Mcleish
RE: Job 20012851
111 Broadway 3rd Flr
New York NY 10006
Call: (212) 743-0276
Fax: (212) 972-2098

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