Licensed Staff Psychiatrist

Location:   All locations


Description of Position :


​Family Psychological Associates is looking for a full or part time staff psychiatrist that will enhance client care in our clinics. 

A Staff Psychiatrist is a licensed physician in the state of Pennsylvania who is skilled at diagnosing and managing common and complex psychiatric disorders.


A Staff Psychiatrist duties will consist of:

- Interview and review prior medical records or psychological testing data in order to prescribe the best course of treatment.
- Order medical and laboratory testing to confirm diagnoses and assist with treatment planning.
- Coordinate medical care with the patient’s primary care physician.
- Prescribe psychiatric medications to assist in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, and follow-up with on-going medication management appointments to prescribe adjustments to medications as necessary. 
- Limits his or her care to behavioral health concerns and does not take the place of the primary care physician.   
- Diagnose, treat, evaluate and manage acute and chronic mental illnesses.
- Obtain relevant medical and social histories and conduct physical examinations.
- Prescribe medications for acute and chronic illnesses within the purview of all state and federal laws and regulations.
- Schedule regular follow-up appointments with patients to monitor medication effectiveness and make necessary adjustments to the medications.
- Keep timely, accurate and legible records for client files and approve and sign-off on therapeutic treatment plans and diagnoses
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Minimum requirements:


A.  Medical Degree (M.D. or D.O.)

B.   Successful completion of an approved residency program

C.   Licensed as a Psychiatrist

D.  Act 33 and Act 34 clearances and FBI fingerprint Clearance


Notes:
Competitive salary, excellent benefits, including paid vacation and holidays, excellent health care including medical insurance, dental, and vision coverage.    






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