Care for the Homeless

Position Title: Psychiatrist
Position Location:
30 East 33rd Street 5th FL
New York, NY 10016
USA

County: New York (Manhattan)

Contact Name: HR
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 212-366-4459
Contact Fax: 212-462-2948

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:

The Psychiatrist is responsible for providing care and treatment to the center’s patients.

As a member of the PCMH team, the Psychiatrist will perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations, assessing mental disorders and recommendation for treatment.
  • Provides services in accordance with generally acceptable standards of medical practice.
  • Develops a plan of treatment/care for the patient that also includes education and follow-up visits.
  • Makes referrals, as indicated by the needs of the patient.
  • Communicates with other health care providers related to diagnosis, treatment and plan for the patient either verbally and/or through documentation in the medical record.
  • Maintains current and complete documentation in the medical record that reflects the care and services provided to the patient.
  • Adheres to the center’s established policies and procedures.
  • Participates as a member of the medical staff and adheres to the medical staff bylaws.
  • Participates as a member of committees, as requested by the medical director.
  • Provides supervision and consultation to staff psychiatric nurse practitioners/physician assistants as requested by the medical director.
  • Participates in the on-call and emergency coverage schedule, as directed by the medical director.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

  • Current license as a physician in New York State.
  • Completion of an accredited residency program in the field of psychiatry
  • Meets all of the requirements for appointment/reappointment as a member of the medical staff.

Work Environment

This position will require traveling between clinic sites (up to several per day) and CFH central office, as needed. CFH has office / clinic locations in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan.



Special Instructions:

Only one submission of your resume is required. Please do not send multiple submissions. Please send cover letter with resume to recruit@cfhnyc.org. The subject heading should be the position you're applying for. Electronic submissions must be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.



Compensation Type: Salary

Travel Desired: Some Travel


Job Type: Other


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