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Psychiatrist near Chester, Illinois (Physician )

Company: Annashae Consulting and Staffing
Location: Chester
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Chester, Illinois. Duties

  • Documentation of reasons for medication changes.
  • Monthly progress notes on patients describing changes in in mental status, behavior and psychoparmacotherapy
  • Fitness Status (90 days)
  • Progress during facility stay to justify transfer to less secure facility
  • Review of seclusion and restraints at least twice a month
  • Provide relevant, thorough, and timely psychiatric evaluations within 24 hours of patient admission to the facility, 90-day report, fitness reports, NGRI reports before they come due.
  • Perform unit psychiatric evaluations within one week (when patient is transferred from another unit)
  • Attend assigned committee meetings or when unable to attend because of assigned work day, read minutes of such meetings once distributed
  • Testify in court regarding involuntary commitment, fitness to proceed, involuntary administration of medications and other issues (as required)
  • Meet at least monthly with patients to review their medication, explain reasons for the choice of medications and establish a treatment plan taking their concerns into consideration.
  • Demonstrate competency by completing proficiency tests and objectives required by the facility and State licensing boards.
  • Maintain awareness of the Department and Facility rules, policies and procedures as required
  • Provide leadership in managing and treating the patients assigned to Physician's care
  • Participation in continuing education workshops and seminars to maintain age and disability specific competency.
  • Participate in hospital's peer review program. Benefits
    • Flexible, Short and Long-term contracts based on your availability
    • Competitive compensation
    • Travel-related expenses covered
    • Medical malpractice insurance provided Hours
      • Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm (Negotiable)
      • Very Flexible Scheduling (Call with your Availability) QUALIFICATIONS
        • Current Illinois Medical license
        • Current Illinois Controlled Substance certificate
        • Current DEA certificate

Keywords: Annashae Consulting and Staffing, Evansville , Psychiatrist near Chester, Illinois (Physician ), Healthcare , Chester, Indiana

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