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Child and Adolescents Psychiatrist

Location: Lowell
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) is a diverse, community-based health care organization. Our programs have been recognized as national models and LCHC was named one of the top five health centers in the nation for excellence in cultural competency. With a career at Lowell Community Health Center, you will be joining a dynamic team of passionate and talented people. Summary: Psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric and psychopharm evaluations and treatment to clients in BHS. Provides consultation to clinical staff in BHS. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * To evaluate the physiological, neurological, psychopharmacological and psychiatric status of the program's clients, including all referrals, from age 5y/o.
* To prescribe and monitor psychotropic medication.
* To participate in the development of diagnostic formulations and treatment plans, as well as weekly multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
* To provide direct psychotherapy, when indicated.
* To participate in utilization review and quality management programs.
* To coordinate the program's relationship with hospitals and to provide general consultation to all staff as required.
* To provide supervision and consultation to BHS clinical disciplines as assigned.
* To provide oversight/supervision and consultation for Nurse Prescribers in BHS.
* To provide liaison with other LCHC personnel and Primary Care clinicians.
* To offer in-services and liaison to external personnel when indicated.
* Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: * Licensed Physician with three years' experience.
* Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
* Child/Adolescent Board Certification.
* Current valid and unrestricted DEA certificate.
* US Citizenship or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
* Current CPR Certificate. We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Location: 161 JACKSON ST., Lowell, MA 01852 Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, Lowell , Child and Adolescents Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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