POSITION SUMMARY: Provide direct outpatient and limited inpatient physician services to the clinic's patients in accordance with the general policies and standards of performance established by the clinic. Elicits detailed patient histories, conducts complete psychiatric examinations, and prescribes medications. Reaches diagnosis and orders appropriate laboratory tests; counsels patients and family on health and disease.
Provide all psychiatric care generally provided at an ambulatory outpatient basis.
Responsible for the evaluation and review of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and referrals. Arrange for referral resources for those medical specialties not provided by the Corporation for patients of the clinic.
Based on medical training and/or specialty, determine medical mental health condition of patient, through the performance of assessment and examination as needed, to establish a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan.
Maintain high standard of medical practice and participate in the training development of the medical team. Assist in medical education of both the patients and clinic staff.
Provide necessary back-up to the on-call physician, resident, emergency room personnel, etc. with regard to give directions on an appropriate treatment plan. Additionally, perform physician rounds and other inpatient care for clinic patients hospitalized at institutions with which the clinic has an agreement for hospitalization of its patients.
As a member of the health care team, exemplify an example in attitude toward patients and staff, thereby, performing duties with respect, dignity, privacy, and modesty to the patients.
Participate in the development of clinic protocols and formulary. Make recommendations, suggestions, etc., on chart information forms.
Fulfill 40 hours of Continuing Education Credits within each twelve (12) month period. Attend professional conventions and seminars, participate in professional societies, and do all things reasonable, necessary and desirable to maintain and improve his/her professional skills.
Document each on site/in office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in patient's chart and on the clinic's encounter forms, within a 24 hour period.
Counsel patient regarding medical and other problems that might affect patient's health and well-being.
Perform economically feasible clinical procedures for patient's benefit, within scope and skill of practitioner.
Prepare forms, letters, and examinations on behalf of patients for claims of disability, workmen's compensation, injuries and illnesses.
Participate and cooperate in all reasonable efforts with the clinic to apply for and secure public or private grants, contracts, donations, and all customary and desirable accreditations, licensing and permits.
Provide direction and leadership to the clinic's medical support staff, regarding administering patient care.
Perform other job related duties, as may be assigned.
Education: Graduate and completion of an accredited School of Medicine and Residency Program. Currently licensed to practice in the State of Wisconsin as a Psychiatrist.
Experience: Previous experience should be from a hospital or ambulatory clinic setting.
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