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Psychiatric Physician Assistant, Part-time (5544)

TAL Healthcare

Last Updated: 10/15/19

Job Description

Title: Psychiatric Physician Assistant, Part-time

Location: New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physician Assistant

Hours: Part-time

Description: Hiring a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Part-time for an organization serving New Yorkers from all walks of life. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Part-time will provide psychiatric services, brief medical assessment, and medication management to adolescents and adults in our outpatient and residential Addiction programs. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Part-time, will provide consultation to our medical team related to quality improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychiatric support and management for clients in addiction services programs
  • Serve as liaison to our Medical Director for Part 822.4; Part 820 services (all Elements)
  • Provide consultation to our medical team related to quality improvement
  • Provide clinical supervision to LPN?s and pharmacy technician?s 
  • Provide psychiatric evaluation, med management and crisis intervention with an SUD and COD population
  • Provide support for the implementation of ancillary withdrawal services and other protocols
  • Prescribe, manage, and monitor psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat substance use and mental health diagnoses;
  • Monitor all medical system communication components
  • Attend case conferences as needed and serve as a consultant to other clinical staff;
  • Keep medical records and prepare psychiatric reports in compliance with agency, city, state, and federal requirements;

Education Requirements:

  • PA with a current New York State Physician Assistant License and DEA registration
  • Must hold either a subspecialty board certification in addiction psychiatry from the American Board of Medical Specialties, an addiction certification from the American Society of Addiction Medicine, a certification by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) or hold a subspecialty board certification in Addiction Medicine from the American Osteopathic Association.
  • Ability to prescribe Suboxone

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical psychiatry

Desired Skills:

  • Must be self-insured
  • Excellent analytical and clinical skills 
  • Proven ability to prepare detailed records and reports
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Strong demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience with Chemical Addiction strongly preferred



Company Details


TAL Healthcare

Mount Kisco, New York, United States

TAL Healthcare specializes in the recruitment and placement of physicians and clinicians throughout the New York Metropolitan area. We are exceptionally skilled at guiding both healthcare organizations and physicians and other clinicians through the process of finding the most compatible practice opportunities for both parties. We thrive at “matching great companies with great talent.”...