Unit Chief, Emergency Room Psychiatry
Mount Kisco, New York, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Medical Director
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Queens, New York, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
Our client, a teaching hospital with multiple ambulatory sites, is hiring a Psychiatrist, Emergency Room.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs emergency psychiatric evaluations and provides patient centered emergency care
  • Assessment will include presenting problem, history of present illness, suicide risk assessment, relevant past psychiatric history, brief social history and review medical evaluations and all the labs as needed
  • Make appropriate disposition either inpatient psychiatry or outpatient psychiatry referral in collaboration with Social Work and safe discharge plan
  • Lead in collaboration with a nurse manager the functioning of the Emergency Department
  • Teach and supervise psychiatry residents and medical students
  • Provide lectures on Emergency Psychiatry
  • Work with the staff in the Medical Emergency Department to assure optimal psychiatric medical care
  • Provide crisis intervention and supportive counseling as needed with Social Work and psychology
  • Assist in Quality Improvement Program
  • Formulate, execute, and review healthcare education delivered to patients and families
  • Documents relevant patient data in the medical record in accordance with regulatory and payer requirements
  • Collaborates with the management of the Medical Emergency Department
  • Will supervise appropriate handoff exchange

Job Requirements:

  • MD or DO
  • BC or BE in psychiatry
  • Licensed to practice medicine in NY state
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable regulations governing the Behavioral Health areas and functions within their parameters

Job Perks:

  • Beach community
  • Loan forgiveness available
  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and other attractive incentives.
  • Generous PTO
  • All major insurances (health, life, disability, malpractice)
  • A team environment that believes in employee development, professional growth, and company longevity.
  • Culture is one of mutual respect, teamwork, and equality.
  • The organization embraces and values an inclusive work environment.
  • The likely salary for this position will be based on qualifications, experience and education.
Salary: The posted range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range. Contact us for more information.

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