Psychiatrist

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Division: Clinical
Department: Satellite Services & Vigo County Services
Supervised By: Medical Director
FLSA Status: Exempt/Regular/Full-time
Effective Date: July 2013

Position Summary

Provide medical psychiatric services and advise Center-wide to achieve quality clinical care for Center patients.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

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 essential duties of this job, the employee may be required to climb and/or lift. Exposure to disturbed and potentially aggressive patients is possible. Stress ranges from minimum to intense depending on situation.

Work Environment

Most of the work of the psychiatrist is done directly with consumers in Center facilities, which provides a comfortable physical environment with consumers. On occasion the psychiatrist may see patients either in their homes or in community settings. Office and program areas may not be air-conditioned and could become overly warm in summer months. Work conditions, such as cleanliness, comfort and safety, may vary widely. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Smoking is permitted only outside of program and office sites. Safety management and crisis intervention decisions and actions are dependent on staff present. A crisis could arise which may be stress producing and/or exhausting.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principle job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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