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Psychiatrist - Child And Adolescent

Company: United Community & Family Services Inc
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Description:UCFS is currently seeking a Child & Adolescent Psychiatristto work in collaboration with the UCFS Behavioral Health Team. Responsible for providing quality client centered psychiatric care services for patients (primarily children and youth and their families), the ideal candidate should be comfortable performing comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, routine follow-ups, and emergency interventions; developing and implementing patient psychiatric treatment plans, records, and progress notes per agency policies and procedures, and approved protocols developed within the guidelines of the American Psychiatric Association.Essential Responsibilities Conducting psychiatric evaluations including ordering /performing /interpreting screening and diagnostic procedures and tests.Conducting routine follow-up visits for monitoring prescribed medication.Conducting emergency consultation, evaluation or follow up visits as needed Providing treatment according to accepted agency standards, protocols and policies.Assisting in the management of referred and/or complex problems.Documenting assessment findings, treatment recommendations and plan for continuing care in the clinical record.Maintaining productivity standards.Collaborate with physicians, clinicians, other agency providers, clinical support staff, administrative staff and community resources in meeting patient and family needs.Provide health promotion, education and counseling for patient/families related to medication, diagnosis, health issues and coping strategies.UCFS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance401(k) plan with an employer contributionFlexible Spending AccountHealth Savings Accountcompany-paid life and disability insurancegenerous paid time off (holidays, vacation, floating holidays, sick time)flexible schedulescompetitive salariesNational Health Services Corp. Loan RepaymentPublic Service Loan Forgiveness ProgramEmployee Assistance ProgramQualifications Requirements:Doctor of MedicineLicenses or license eligible in the State of CT (with appropriate prescribing credentials and licenses)Specialty training in Child and Adolescent PsychiatryRelevant experience working with, evaluating, and prescribing for clients with mental and behavioral health diagnosis; as well as working withchildren, youth, and their familiesUCFS does not just welcome diversity, we celebrate it! We strive for diversity throughout our organization to reflect and represent the communities we serve. UCFS is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTEmployment at UCFS is contingent upon the successful candidate's compliance with the agency's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Keywords: United Community & Family Services Inc, Fairfield , Psychiatrist - Child And Adolescent, Healthcare , Fairfield, Connecticut

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