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Physician / New York / Locum or Permanent / Locums Psych ER Position Job

New York
Job Type
18 Sep 2022
Location: New York
Specialty Needed: Adult Psychiatry
BC/BE Requirements: Board certified and truly BE within 5 years
Length Of Assignment: at least 6 months
Facility Type: Hospital Emergency Department
Patient Volume: Fluctuates

The Attending Psychiatrist is responsible for the provision of compassionate and evidenced-based direct care to patients in PES (Psychiatric Emergency Services) and for the supervision of residents, students, social workers, nurses and other team members involved in the clinical care of patients in PES. We are looking for overnight in 8 or 12 hour shifts overnight (12:30am to 8:30am OR 8:30pm to 8:30am). Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Completing comprehensive and ongoing mental health assessments, formulating treatment plans, initiating treatment, & managing psychiatric and medical issues of all patients
Providing sound judgment with regard to disposition planning
Conducting morning and evening rounds and providing clinical teaching
Overseeing patient flow issues, managing the whiteboard and assigning cases to be seen
Supervision of resident and student cases with feedback given on interview techniques, assessments, treatment plan and documentation
Management of inter-disciplinary team issues that affect clinical care of patients
Documenting incidents in conjunction with nursing

Preferred Qualifications
ABPN Board Certified Psychiatrist
Previous Emergency Psychiatry Attending experience desirable
Forensics and substance abuse specialized training is a plus
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  • Job Reference: 715483355-2
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Alliance Recruiting Resources
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent