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Psychiatrist - Board Eligible/Board Certified (Child Psychiatrist), Auburn, CA

Organization: County of Placer
Category: Psychiatrist
Location: Auburn, CA
Date Job Posted: July 18, 2022
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Placer County's Department of Health and Human Services - Children's System of Care, is recruiting for a part-time (20 hours/week) Psychiatrist - Board Eligible/Board Certified.

This recruitment will be open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Children’s System of Care has a permanent, part-time (20 hours/week), position available in the Out-Patient Clinic program located in Rocklin and Auburn, California, with occasional service to clients in the North Lake Tahoe area via teleconference. The Child Psychiatrist is an unclassified position that receives direction from the Deputy Director of Health and Human Services—Children’s System of Care, and the County’s Chief Psychiatrist. The Psychiatrist performs responsible work in child psychiatry which includes examining clients and diagnosing mental illness; prescribing and administering psychiatric treatment; ordering laboratory examination and analysis; writing and adjusting prescriptions; reviewing reports, records interventions, and general progress of clients; consulting with other physicians, psychiatrists, practitioners, counselors, and other staff regarding on-going or problem cases; preparing reports and related correspondence; building and maintaining positive working relationships with coworkers, other County employees, and the public using principles of good customer service

Education, Experience, Certifications

Experience—Two years of responsible experience providing psychiatric services to identified target populations.

Education—Possession of the required medical license is proof of sufficient education in this class.

License or Certificate

  • Possession of a valid and current California Physician and Surgeon License and Federal DEA License.
  • For Psychiatrist (Board Eligible): A certificate of completion from a United States psychiatry residency training program.
  • For Psychiatrist (Board Certified): Possession of a valid certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • May need to possess a valid driver’s license as required by the position. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
  • Approved psychiatric residency training as reflected by certification of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry.

NOTE: The psychiatrist selected for this position must maintain insurability through the professional liability insurance carrier of Placer County’s choice.

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