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Inpatient Adult Psychiatrist

Company:
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location:
Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
October 10, 2018

Description:

Full time Psychiatrist needed at a family owned and operated healthcare system meeting the inpatient psychiatric needs of adults in Northwestern Massachusetts

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Clinical:

- Serve as the attending physician for a caseload of patients on the inpatient service providing competent and compassionate care.

- Oversee all aspects of patient care including prescription of medications, determination of level of restriction, ordering appropriate medical consultation, and planning a safe and appropriate discharge.

- Provide leadership to a multidisciplinary team of clinicians in order to foster consistent communication between services and development of an effective treatment plan.

Administrative:

- Participate in hospital meetings and committees at the direction of the Medical Director, including at least 50% of medical staff meetings and regular attendance at departmental meetings.

- Provide leadership on one's unit or other clinical service, educating staff, and working with affiliated clinicians to evaluate services and identify areas that could benefit from intervention and improvement. Provide feed back to the Medical Director

Quality Assurance:

- At the direction of the Medical Director, ensure and provide monitoring of Performance Improvement initiatives, and ensure that clinical programs under one's leadership meet or exceed established standards for quality care.

PREREQUISITES

1) Currently licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.

2) Extensive medico-administrative background/experience preferred.

3) Board Certification in Psychiatry.

4) Meets all licensure and credentialing requirements as outlines in the Medical Staff Bylaws.

5) Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

Offering fantastic compensation and benefits. For more information, please submit your resume for review!