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Psychiatrist - Child

Company: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc.
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Child PsychiatristRiverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a part-time to full-time (32-40 hours per week) Child Psychiatrist to join our provider team. The Child Psychiatrist provides direct care to assigned patients, as well as providing clinical consultation and supervision to members of the interdisciplinary treatment team. The Child Psychiatrist also participates in client treatment and program service planning.Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, make clinical formulations and diagnoses.
  • Conduct assessments which reflect an understanding of relevant developmental, cultural and family system issues, as well as having diagnoses that are consistent with DSM-V criteria.
  • Utilize assessments in the development of treatment planning, including psychopharmacological treatment.
  • Provide clinical formulations which are accurate, well-conceptualized, clear, concise and supported by assessments.
  • Review and authorize treatment/service plans with client and family driven goals and objectives which reflect medical necessity, client strengths, symptoms and functional impairments.
  • Ensure treatment provided is consistent with the client's individual needs, treatment plan, and generally accepted standards of care or evidence-based practices.
  • Develop disposition plans reflecting medical necessity, client strengths, symptoms and functional impairments.
  • Consult with other staff and care providers, family and significant others, and community providers as needed, with client consent via a release of information.
  • Engages clients and develops effective therapeutic relationships.
  • Work collaboratively with Psychiatrists, APRNs, and other staff at all programs.
  • Participate in educational activities to advance professional practice.
  • Utilize electronic health record (EHR) of the agency to document client information, referrals or other relevant information as required.
  • Adhere to all compliance procedures relevant to protected health information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations.
  • Maintain communication flow in relevant e-mail systems including a response time within 2 business days generally. Urgent e-mail should be responded to as soon as possible.
  • Participate in weekly, monthly, or quarterly team meetings as assigned.
  • Participate in Physician of the Day rotation to provide consultation to staff in urgent situations.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation at Concord Hospital for psychiatric coverage (paid at an additional rate)Requirements:
    • Medical degree (MD or DO) is required
      • NH medical license, or ability to be licensed in NH, is required
      • Board certification in Child Psychiatry is required
      • Valid DEA certificate with prescriptive authority is required
      • Valid driver's license and personal vehicle or access to a reasonable alternative is required
      • Experience working in a community mental health setting is preferred.
      • Experience treating patients with diverse clinical profiles and clinical co-morbidities is preferred.
      • Experience with electronic health records is preferred.About Riverbend

        Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction treatment; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all of our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.

        About working at RiverbendThis can be a full or part-time position with a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including:
        • Medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance
        • 403(b) with company match
        • Tax-free flexible spending accounts for day care or medical expenses
        • Paid liability insurance
        • 5 CME days per year
        • An allotment of funds for professional expenses
        • 4 weeks of earned time in first year, higher accrual after year 1
        • 8 holidays per yearYou'll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.COVID-19 ConsiderationsAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility as healthcare providers to help keep our staff, clients and communities safe. At Riverbend, we have implemented processes and precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as a mandatory vaccination policy. Exceptions can be applied for under medical or religious reasons. Additionally, weekly testing will be required for anyone who is in progress of the vaccine series or individuals with approved exceptions.

          About Concord New Hampshire

          Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation's top metropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England's rich history, culture, and natural wonders.

Keywords: Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord , Psychiatrist - Child, Healthcare , Concord, New Hampshire

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