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Psychiatrist - Flexible Schedule Part Time (Physician )

Company: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc.
Location: Reno
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Reno, Nevada. Diagnose mental illness and provide treatment for mental and behavioral issues. Duties include performing mental health assessments, discussing symptoms with patients to determine a diagnosis and prescribing medication to correct chemical imbalances in the patients brain. Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examines patient, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis of emotional, mental, and behavioral disorders.
  • Use a variety of methods to evaluate a patient, such as interviewing the patient, their family or clinical staff members.
  • Develop a treatment plan according to the patients needs and extent of emotional, social, cognitive, developmental, or behavioral disorder.
  • Treat a patient using psychotherapeutic methods and medication, monitoring the effects of any medication, and adjusting treatment where necessary.
  • Evaluates patients who receive psychotropic medications for behavioral interventions and gradual dose reductions to discontinue these medications.
  • Evaluates patients for history of trauma and assist with the development of a plan to provide culturally competent, trauma-informed care in accordance with professional standards of practice and accounting for the patients experiences and preferences to eliminate or mitigate triggers that may cause re-traumatization.
  • Administers and orders diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results.
  • Consult with the patients primary care physician, nurses or other health care providers.
  • Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with supervising physicians concerning
  • appropriate treatment.
  • Prescribes psychotropic medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and federal
  • regulations.
  • Provides crisis intervention when needed. Education :
    • Degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
      • operating and maintenance instructions, and policy/procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. salaries start at $250,000 per year for full time

Keywords: Northeast Healthcare Recruitment, Inc., Reno , Psychiatrist - Flexible Schedule Part Time (Physician ), Healthcare , Reno, Nevada

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