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Psychiatrist - Adult or Child/Adolescent

CFG Health Network


Location:
Bridgeton or Woodbury, New Jersey 08053
Date:
08/29/2017
2017-08-292017-09-28
Work Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Specialties:
  • Psychiatry
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Job Details

Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Organizes data concerning patient’s family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from patient, relatives, and other sources, such as nurse and social worker. Examines patient to determine general physical condition, following standard medical procedures. Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained. Determines nature and extent of mental disorder, and formulates treatment program. Treats or directs treatment of patient, utilizing variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development and implementation of clinical programs in conjunction with psychologist.
  • Provision of full range of psychiatric services to assigned patients. 
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data and test findings to diagnose nature and extent of mental disorder.
  • Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives, and other professionals.
  • Examine or conduct laboratory or diagnostic tests on patient to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
  • Participates in treatment team activities.
  • Conducts and reviews forensic evaluations.
  • Provides crisis intervention training to staff.
  • Ensures the implementation of CQI process and programs.
  • Chairs the treatment team or designates a chairperson.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Must be licensed as a psychiatrist. 
  • Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills. 
  • Must be able to interact with institutional staff, medical staff and the agencies of the court. 
  • Must complete a satisfactory background investigation.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Contact Karly Settle at ksettle@cfgpc.com to apply and for more information.

 

EOE M/V/F/D

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