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Psychiatrist - Lyons/Montrose Clinic

Department: Behavioral Health
Location: Houston, TX

Description

30 Hour Work Week (Benefits Included) - Flexible Schedule Available/Alternate Hours Available

General Description:

Provides a full range of psychiatric services to Legacy Community Health FQHC clients with the aim of improving the mental health and quality of life of the patients served. This position will split their time between our Lyons Clinic and Montrose Clinic.

Essential Functions:

Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the Clinic.
Keep regularly scheduled hours as agreed upon in the Service Agreement and actively see patients in the Clinic.
Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Chief Medical Officer and the Director of Behavioral Health.
Develop and maintain clinical diagnostic and treatment protocols for psychiatric treatment.
Be available by phone during regular Clinic hours should assistance be required and outside of regular Clinic hours as scheduled.
Assist in review and development of patient educational material before release to patients.
Supervision of health care students assigned to the Clinic for educational purposes.
Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.
Supervision of non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, Neuropsychologists (re testing), and our Behavioral Health Coordinators, with respect to psychiatric treatment.
Attend meetings as necessary.
Participates in the Performance Improvement Program
Other Duties as assigned.

 EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

Must be Medical Doctor, Board-certified (or Board-eligible and working toward certification) in Psychiatry with current Texas License.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 Possess an interest in working with adolescents

 Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred

 Uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.

 Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.

 Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.

 Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.

 Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community, and the general public.

 Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation,

 Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.

 Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

 
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Department: Behavioral Health

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