On the outside, Trillium Health may look like a neighborhood health center that provides accessible, affordable services to the community. On the inside, we’re focused on caring for all of an individual’s needs. “ Extraordinary care, always ,” isn’t just our noble purpose at Trillium Health , it’s our operational system. Our mission targets the complex vulnerabilities of our community, as we address the social, physical, and behavioral needs of those we serve, all under one roof.
Born from the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Trillium Health has grown into a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look A-Like, allowing us to expand our reach and serve those who too often face barriers to care. From primary medical care, to LGBTQ affirming care, we are committed to our community. If you are interested in an organization that truly cares, Trillium Health may be for you.
We are currently recruiting for a Psychiatrist to join our growing practice.
This is a part time position 18.75 hours per week.
Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer and the oversight of the assigned Physician, the Psychiatrist provides comprehensive mental health care to Trillium Health patients. The scope of practice includes mental health delivery, education, health promotion, and collaboration with patients, families, and all Trillium Health’s staff. The ability to work as a member of a team is critical.
Develops an acceptable practice agreement in collaborating with the Chief Medical Officer.
Submits proof of the practice agreement with an appropriate physician, licensed to practice in New York State, to the State Education Department within 90 days of employment.
Utilizes the American Psychiatric Association’s Scope of Practice guidelines for providing comprehensive care.
Maintains appropriate credentials to practice at Trillium Health.
Prescribe, direct or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional or behavioral disorders.
Treat patients using psychological therapies.
Prescribe treatments or therapies.
Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder.
Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information on general physical condition or mental disorder
Maintains accurate and confidential historical patient records by consistently using electronic medical record systems.
Education – provides health teaching to patients and families, participates in development and delivery of educational programs for area health care providers.
Promotes staff learning by providing training and discussions regarding the interrelationship between psychosocial and physiological problems, psychotropic medications, crisis intervention, and related issues.
Case Management – Works with families, support structure, and community resources to provide patient support.
Supervises clinical interventions provided by case management, behavioral health and nursing staff as appropriate. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.
Requires the ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, races, sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions.
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient, clients, proprietary, and protected information.
Employees are accountable for meeting performance standards of their departments. They participate in compliance audits and quality improvement plans.
Other specific duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited LCME or osteopathic medical program. Completion of residency in psychiatry. Must be board eligible or board certification by the American Psychiatric Association. Current licensure in New York State as a Psychiatrist is required. Subspecialty training and/or certification in addiction psychiatry or HIV psychiatry is preferred. Experience working in community-based health care settings is also preferred. An understanding of EMRs is helpful. The ability to demonstrate teamwork and effective interpersonal relations skills is imperative. Excellent written/oral communication and computer skills are required.
Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Occasionally the employee must stoop, bend and lift or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.