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Psychiatrist - Adult, Medford & Grants Pass, OR


Options for Southern Oregon

Psychiatrist

Medford & Grants Pass, OR

June 7, 2019


Psychiatrist - Adult (Medford & Grants Pass)

Job Locations US-OR

ID 2019-1708
# of Openings 1
Category Psychiatric Services
Department Med Unit - Psychiatric Services

Overview

Resumes can be confidentially faxed to: 541-479-3514 or apply online at www.optionsonline.org and click on Jobs.

For inquiries, please call Joann Gillyatt, Human Resource Director, for details: 541-476-2373

Generous salary, signing bonus, moving allowance, 6% agency retirement match, robust individual and family benefits, professional development allowance, possibility of loan repayment programs, and more.

Full-time: M-F or 4 days per week.
Outpatient setting, some telemedicine involved.

The Psychiatrist diagnoses, treats and helps prevent mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Prescribes, directs and administers psychotherapeutic treatments and medications. Reviews, evaluates and collaborates with other professionals regarding treatment plans, client progress and outcomes. (This position may have a sub-population specialty such as pediatrics).

Responsibilities

Develops and maintains therapeutic client relationships with close adherence to client-directed services. Prescribes medication and performs other therapeutic measures for the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Explains medication effects and side-effects to client and/or guardian. Reviews, approves and signs Treatment Plans and Assessments for assigned clients.

Thoroughly documents diagnosis, treatment and all aspects of such illness(es) in accordance with applicable OARs and industry standards. Submits timely documentation of services provided using Electronic Health Records and collaborative documentation. Assesses symptoms and manages immediate crisis including danger to self or others, and implements crisis intervention plan if necessary.

Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.

Confers on the diagnosis and direction of treatment with client, significant others, agency clinicians, and with client’s other treatment providers.

Participates in mental health and service utilization audits, peer review and quality assurance activities. Facilitates referrals to appropriate internal and/or external resources where indicated.

Provides consultation and education services within the agency, to consumers and with community partners as needed. Participates in program development as requested. Attends all mandatory meetings, participates in regular individual and group supervision. Maintains positive working relationships. Works as an active and cooperative member of treatment team. Participates in phone response on-call schedule. Manages time and caseload effectively. Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly, under general supervision.

Qualifications

Position requires Oregon licensure (MD or DO). BC/BE preferred. Computer proficiency required to use Electronic Health Records. Must successfully complete state-required background and DMV checks. Valid OR driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required.

Company Overview:

Options for Southern Oregon is a private non-profit organization. We serve people of all ages who have mental health needs. Our holistic approach addresses housing, advocacy, community integration, crisis intervention, therapy, co-occurring issues, education, work, and economic well-being. We foster the development of mental and emotional health in children, adults, and families, and support the participation of our clients as respected members of the community. We employ over 350 people in 11 locations in Grants Pass and Medford.

Excellent salary and benefits: family medical, long term disability, 403 (b) plan with 6% match - and more.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at www.optionsonline.org and click on Jobs to complete the online application process, or call 541-476-2373.


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