Psychiatrist #BD-120-01
Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Psychiatric-Mental Health
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time Part-Time/Contract Locums/Travel
Work Environment Long-Term Care/Facility Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/15/23
Adelphi is seeking a physician to provide psychiatric case review services for an agency in the State of Pennsylvania. The physician will be required to perform work that involves reviewing cases to determine a claimant’s eligibility for disability benefits under the Social Security Act.

Job Quick Facts:
• Ref #: BD-120-01
• Profession: Physician
• Specialty: Psychiatrist
• Location: Harrisburg, PA
• Job Type: Contract
• Coverage Type: Telepsychiatry, Clinical
• Contract Length: 3 years
• Clinical/Telework Schedule: Minimum 40 case reviews/ week

• Active Pennsylvania License
• Completed residency in psychiatry
• Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with certification in psychiatry
• Proficiency in using a computer with a Windows-based platform.
• Experience performing psychiatric case review services for the Disability Determination Service preferred but not mandatory

• Review claims for disability under the Social Security Act to help determine eligibility for benefits.
• Conduct case reviews by evaluating the degree and duration of impairment, determination of residual functional capacity, onset, or cessation dates, etc.
• Consider evidence including but not limited to clinical signs, symptoms, and laboratory findings, including the results of psychological testing.
• Consider evidence of an individual’s functioning across different settings.
• Complete any assigned case review within two (2) business days of receiving a case assignment.
• Communicate with treating physicians and other health care providers to elicit or clarify medical evidence.
• Complete forms explaining medical determinations, adequacy of documentation, and any other matter needed to support the determination.
• Record findings in the Bureau’s electronic process systems as specified by the Bureau’s case review policies and procedures.
• Attend ongoing training necessary to perform independent case reviews and meet mandated training requirements e.g SSA/BDD policy updates, procedural changes,
or regulatory changes.
• Attend required meetings, briefings, and workgroups necessary to perform independent case reviews.
• Provide a satisfactory written assessment that can be utilized by others in the disability program.
• Keep abreast of SSA policy and current medical research, as this is necessary for a successful independent case review
• Ensure case reviews address all relevant issues in accordance with applicable SSA authorities including, but not limited to the Social Security Act, SSA’s Program
Operations Manual System (POMS), federal regulations, Social Security Rulings, and Acquiescence Rulings.

Non-Case Review Services:
• Participate in presentations related to the contractor's medical specialty and the application of disability policies.
• Provide consultation and expertise on policy development issues including written and/or oral summarizations.
• Participate in workgroups, visits, and meetings as requested by the agency to discuss issues related to the disability process; e.g. new medical technologies, revision of medical listings, and other policy issues.
• Assist the agency in providing one-on-one orientation to other medical reviewers.
• Assist with training of other medical staff and lay staff.