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Inpatient Geriatric Unit Chief Psychiatrist

Company: Atlas Search
Location: White Plains
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in White Plains, New York. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

This role will serve as the Chief Psychiatrist of Behavioral Health for geriatric patients during their treatment at the facility

  • Lead rounds and provide supervisory direction to the team regarding treatment planning, including but not limited to, medication changes, length of stay challenges, conversion of legal status, transfer of patients to other facilities
  • Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose the nature or extent of mental disorder
  • Ensure individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments, are implemented
  • Submit charges within 24 hours
  • Work with representatives from case management and finance areas to ensure that documentation accurately reflects patient acuity and the full scope of care rendered
  • Available for conflict resolution between staff and patients and supports a cohesive relationship with the nursing team and leadership


    • Board certification in psychiatry, and experience with inpatient psychiatry, consult liaison services, and quality improvement initiatives required
    • Must have state licensure with an active DEA license
    • Must be Board-certified

      Atlas Search is a tri-state area recruitment agency, connecting new graduates, Advanced Practice Providers, Physicians and Nurse Leaders to hospitals, clinics, multi-specialty groups, nursing homes, managed care companies, private practices, and healthcare start-ups.
      If you would like to learn more about the opportunities we offer, please submit your CV for consideration here.

      Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: Atlas Search, White Plains , Inpatient Geriatric Unit Chief Psychiatrist, Healthcare , White Plains, New York

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