The Job EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE Miscellaneous Benefits
The Department of Behavioral Health
- Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program - Up to $105,000 loan repayment for three (3) years of service
- National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program - Up to $50,000 loanrepayment for two (2) years of service or may be able to completely pay off student loans with continued service
- Must work in an NHSC approved site.
- 5% differential pay for ABPN Board Certification
- $400 tuition reimbursement annually
- Perfect Attendance Incentive - 16 hours Perfect Attendance Leave -OR- Gym membership reimbursement up to $299 annually
- Employer-paid term life insurance - $35,000
- Short Term Disability 55% up to $1,252 per week
- Eligible to participate in the Dependent Care Assistance Plan
- 2% Longevity Pay (after 15 years of continuous service)
is recruiting forPsychiatrists III
who assume medical responsibility for adult and/or child and adolescent patients under their direct care and supervision inoutpatient clinics.Essential duties includeconducting comprehensive psychiatric assessments/evaluations andmental status examinations (MSEs) of adult and/or child and adolescent patients, providing multi-axial diagnoses according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) approved by the American Psychiatric Association; developing and implementing individualized mental health treatment planning for assigned adult and/or child and adolescent patients; providing competent psychotropic medication treatment and other psychiatric treatments to meet the needs of assigned adult and/or child and adolescent patients; leading subordinate Psychiatrists in their assigned clinics or overseeing lower-level professional and paraprofessional staff, such as clinical therapists, nurse practitioners, and case managers, includingassigning and reviewing work, training staff, writing work performance evaluations, participating in the hiring process and managing disciplinary actions; performing related tasks as required. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Work Schedule
:Evening and weekend shifts are available for some assignments (voluntary participation). Completion of Residency:
Official job offers cannot be made until candidate has verified completion of residency. Teaching Requirement:
Incumbentswill be assigned to supervise/teachmedical learners. Background Check:
An extensive background check will include a credit check, fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, and DMV check. Must be a U.S. Citizen or be a permanent U.S. resident. Medical exam will also include drug and TB test.Minimum RequirementsCandidates must meet all of the following requirements:
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine is required.Residency:
Completion of a residency in psychiatry approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is required. A copy of the certificate of completion of residency MUST besubmitted withthe application.License:
Possession ofa valid Physician and Surgeon's certificate issued by either the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of Californiais required. Applicants MUST indicate number and expiration date onthe Supplemental Questionnaire to be considered.Certification:
Possession ofa valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate is required. A copy of the DEA certificate must be submitted with the application.Experience:
One (1) year of full-time experience working in a lead capacity as alicensed Psychiatrist within a public or privatebehavioral health or healthcare organization.Desired Qualifications
Applicants fluent in American Sign Language,Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Vietnamese are strongly encouraged to apply.Additional compensation is associated with positions requiring the use of bilingual skills. Testing of bilingual skills may be required to receive additional compensation.
The ideal candidatewill be certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. (Candidates who are certified should submit a copy of their certificate with the application). Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and have experience collaborating in multidisciplinary treatment teams and developing strong relationships with community providers. Experience leading a team of Psychiatrists whoworkwiththeseriously mentally ill, eating disorders, under-served populations, and with adults, children and adolescents, and the forensic populationis highly desirable.Selection Process
There will be a competitive evaluation
of qualifications based ona review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Do not refer to a resume or curriculum vitae, as they will not be reviewed or considered. Application Procedure :
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Apply ASAP, as the recruitment may close at anytime. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.
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