Company Name:

Health Care for the Homeless

Location:

Baltimore, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Psychiatric Provider (MD, NP, PA)

Industry:

Community Health Center/Community Clinic

Date Posted:

April 17, 2018

Psychiatrist


The psychiatrist has overall responsibility for the mental health treatment provided to adult and geriatric clients of Health Care for the Homeless.


                                                                               RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Effectively provide psychiatric care including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and referral as required for adult and geriatric clients
  • Accurately monitor clients’ compliance with and reaction to psychotropic medications
  • Effectively provide on-site and telephone consultation with mental health staff
  • Regularly review and update medications in the electronic medical record
  • Effectively provide general guidance with regard to overall mental health care delivery
  • Models and reinforces the Health Care for the Homeless “core values” of dignity, authenticity, hope, justice, passion and balance
  • Actively participates in performance improvement activities and actively participates in advocacy activities that support the mission of HCH
  • Performs other duties on an as-needed basis
  • Protects our client’s personal health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant Health Care related IT security regulations



                                                                                 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


          Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of medicine
  • Possesses a registered psychiatrist’s license in Maryland
  • Possesses CDS and DEA licenses
  • Completion of a general psychiatric residency training program
  • BLS CPR certification                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      


           Experience 
  • 1-2 years of direct clinical care experience, preferably working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting
  • Direct client care experience with populations similar to clients of Health Care for the Homeless;  experience in a community or public health setting working with the underserved is preferred
  • Comfortable working with homeless and/or low-income individuals and families

          Skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact and maintain relationships with a wide range of personalities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated proficiency with EMRs
  • Able to cope with interruptions, be flexible, and be a team player 
  • Flexible approach, working with several cross-disciplinary teams in a collaborative style
  • Culturally sensitive working with staff and clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Able to work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset and sometimes hostile individuals

                                                                            WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to stand and walk continuously throughout the shift
  • Able to move frequently throughout the day, including sitting and standing for long periods of time, bending and lifting up to ten pounds at least three times per day
  • Must be willing and able to work in outreach sites
  • May be exposed to infectious disease with little likelihood of harm if established procedures are followed


                                                                             EXEMPTION STATUS

                                                                                 This role is exempt.


Company Name:

Health Care for the Homeless

Location:

Baltimore, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Psychiatric Provider (MD, NP, PA)

Industry:

Community Health Center/Community Clinic

Date Posted:

April 17, 2018

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