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Clinic Psychiatrist

Company: Vinfen
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

The Clinic Psychiatrist will provide leadership to a multidisciplinary Treatment Team for treatment planning for adolescents and adults with serve mental illness. The Clinic Psychiatrist will be responsible for providing intake for all patients admitted to Vinfen Clinics for treatment and will also examine, diagnose, and prescribe medications as needed.

The Clinic Psychiatrist will also:

  • Provide leadership to Multidisciplinary Treatment Team for treatment planning.
  • Serve as the designated prescribing physician for patients served by the Treatment Team and referred to Prescribe medications, teach clients about side effects and monitor response to prescribed medications. Document patient progress and services rendered/treatment provided.
  • Refer patients for individual therapy, as May provide specific psychotherapy intervention, as needed.
  • For patients also seeing a therapist, evaluate effectiveness of treatment, document results of mental status exam and/or psychiatric evaluation and confer with staff, as
  • Assume on-call responsibilities, as appropriate and agreed upon, based on the needs of the treatment
  • Provide training to program staff and trainees as assigned by the Vinfen's Medical
  • Participate in research in compliance with Vinfen's policies and procedures and as approved by Vinfen's CEO and Medical
  • Participate in Utilization Review as part of the Multi-disciplinary Team, as
  • Facilitate communication with other health care providers and institutions, as needed (including PCPs, specialists, inpatient units, crisis stabilization units, ).
  • Prepare documentation, as needed for patients who are transferring, or being referred, to other levels of care (inside or outside Vinfen) or who are undergoing forensic or problematic sexual behavior
  • Communicate with family members, educational, and other agencies involved in the treatment of the individual served, as needed.
  • Assess competency of patients, as needed, and complete applications for guardianship, as appropriate
  • Maintain productivity expectations, as set by supervisors
  • Perform other related duties, as required

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes (For positions scheduled 20 hours or more):

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open to all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week):
  • 15 days of Vacation per year
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 10 Sick Days per year
  • 3 Personal Days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Tuition Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more

Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at www.vinfen.org/careers.

My Job. My Community. My Vinfen.

Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: VinfenClinics, VinfenBHD

  • Must possess current Medical license and minimum of board eligibility in Psychiatry in Massachusetts Dual certification in Adult Psychiatry and other related areas such as Substance Abuse or Child Psychiatry, strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience working with related populations and settings
  • Current Federal DEA and State Controlled Substances Certificates
  • Current

Keywords: Vinfen, Lowell , Clinic Psychiatrist, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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