PHYSICIAN II (PSYCHIATRIST) Job Listing at Louisiana Department of State Civil Service in Baton Rouge, LA (Job ID ldoscs-571828)
Job Title: PHYSICIAN II (PSYCHIATRIST)
Agency: DHH-Capital Area Human Services District
Opening Date: Tue. 12/18/12
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
State Salary Range: Depends on Qualifications
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Unclassified
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions
Active and Verifiable Medical Degree in Psychiatry.
Capital Area Human Services District (CAHSD) is a well respected community-based, diverse and multi-site behavioral health provider in the greater Baton Rouge area. It is known for innovative approaches to the needs of clients of all ages in both urban and rural settings. Treatment and outreach settings vary from traditional clinics. Our treatment and outreach settings include mobile teams, school-based to residential addiction treatment. Our treatment team has ongoing close coordination and collaboration with local and state governments, schools, law enforcement, hospitals, and prisons and jails for prisoner post-release coordination. CAHSD is a national recipient of the SAMHSA Physical Health Integration Grant and a community-based site for local residency training.
Located in a historic and culturally-rich part of the country, Baton Rouge is within an 80-mile commute to New Orleans and just a few hours away from the Gulf Shores and Houston, Texas.
Employment options include full and part-time positions and contracts.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
Deferred Income Plan
Medical, Life, Disability, Dental & Vision Insurance
No On-Call Requirement
No Individual Managed-Care Applications
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Please attach your cover letter and resume.
You may email your cover letter and resume to Lisa Fair @Lisa.Fair@La.Gov. Please reflect 'Psychiatrist' in the subject line of your email.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Lisa Fair at (225) 922-2394
Human Resources Department
Examples of Work:
Treat all clients through consultation with clinical staff, direct client contact or delegation to subordinate personnel providing consultation on all clinical matters pertinent to the care and treatment of clients.
Prescribe and administer medications, monitor clients' biological and psychological response, providing education about prescribed medications.
Responsible for patient management with a multidisciplinary team consisting of other psychiatrists, social workers and nursing staff.
Handle psychiatric emergencies, including issuing Physician Emergency Certificate (PEC).
Complete medical records and other documentation timely and accurately in accordance with policy and procedures.
Follow admissions, evaluation, prescribing and treatment policies and procedures for all clients served.
Supervise and provide necessary medical services for psychiatric clients. Responsible for referring Primary Care and/or non-psychiatric medical care issues to appropriate sources.
Participate in staff conferences which are related to client services, to administrative or program matters and in-service training.
Will report directly to CAHSD Medical Director.
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