Nov 15, 2019

Psychiatrist

  • Merakey
  • One Norwegian Plaza, Pottsville, PA 17901, USA
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Job Description

Program Description:

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT) is a community-based program, providing treatment, support, and education to adults dually diagnosed with both a Mental Illness and Intellectual Development Disability. Individuals referred to DDTT are in crisis, at risk of losing community tenure, and/or are transitioning from acute care hospitalization. DDTT is comprised of a specialized mobile team of professionals including a Psychiatrist, Behavioral Specialist, Recovery Coordinators, Psychiatric Nurse, and Pharmacist.

Position Summary:

As a member of the DDTT, the Psychiatrist is qualified in the mental health profession, and possesses the clinical skills and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate and provide psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation. The Psychiatrist drives the clinical treatment and medication management of individuals served.

Schedule:

  • 10-15 hours per week:
    • Three 1-hour morning meetings per week
    • Sign off on treatment plans
    • Availability to consult during normal hours
    • Availability after-hours/weekends would be preferred but not required
    • New patients must see the provider in person (see onsite below) for psych eval
    • Complete 6 month re-eval coordinated with provider's onsite days
    • Possibility to work with a PMHNP
  • Position may be a mix of tele-health and F2F
  • F2F would be a minimum of one time per month in Pottsville

 

Merakey will train provider in DDTT and provide all the equipment necessary.


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