This position provides psychiatry services including assessment, medication management, crisis intervention, treatment planning, and monitoring to individuals receiving, or referred for services.

Sandusky, MI

Sanilac County Community Mental Health

<p><strong>Sanilac County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMH) is a CARF accredited public provider of managed mental health and developmental disability services. With St Clair, Genesee and Lapeer counties, SCCMH is a member of Region 10, a 4 county public mental health alliance which provide mental health services to persons eligible for Medicaid benefits under a capitated funding agreement. Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment. This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.</strong></p>

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30 Hrs. /wk.

Negotiable, Independent Contract

Overview: Participates in planning and implementing behavioral intervention systems and procedures. Acts as a consultant for staff, residential providers, caretakers, and families in implementing behavioral plans and training.&nbsp; Testifies in court proceedings as related to direct patient care.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>The physician shall do the initial psychiatric evaluation, including diagnosis of all new referral to the program.&nbsp; This is to be done as scheduled and in a timely fashion.</li> <li>The physician shall prescribe and review all medications for consumers.</li> <li>The physician shall determine all policies regarding baseline and follow up laboratory and physical examination procedures.&nbsp; He/she shall review all abnormal physical exam and laboratory results and make a determination of what steps should be taken for further evaluation and/or treatment.&nbsp; The physician shall establish and maintain contact with medical specialists consulted to coordinate treatment of the consumer.</li> <li>The physician must maintain accessibility to the staff at all times on an on-call basis to provide consultation as need arises, and provide a backup psychiatrist when out of town or inaccessible.</li> <li>The physician shall give input on all aspects of the treatment plan, but especially in the area medical and psychiatric illness management.</li> <li>The physician shall attend treatment planning meetings as needed or requested by the treatment team.&nbsp;</li> <li>The physician shall help in education of the staff and other relevant persons, such as family to the causes and treatment of mental illness.</li> <li>Attends ACT team meetings.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><u>After hours on call-be available clinically as needed.</u></li> <li>Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of clinical practice.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p><strong>EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <p>Must have a current degree and licensure to practice as a medical doctor in the State of Michigan; or if a psychiatric resident, be under the direct supervision of a licensed psychiatrist.</p> <ul> <li>Candidates/Employee must also qualify as QMHP, QIPD or CMHP where appropriate for population being served.</li> <li>For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children&rsquo;s training per calendar year and become a CAFAS rater. A Minimum of one year of experience with examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families is required.</li> </ul> <p><strong>LANGUAGE SKILLS:</strong></p> <p>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.&nbsp; Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.&nbsp; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.</p> <p><strong>MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:</strong></p> <p>Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.</p> <p><strong>REASONING ABILITY:</strong></p> <p>Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.</p> <p><strong>COMPUTER SKILLS </strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.</p> <p><strong>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:</strong></p> <p>Valid Michigan Driver' License. Chauffeurs license; if transporting individuals that receive services.</p> <p><strong>OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:</strong></p> <p><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS:<br /><br /></strong>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.</p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; travel between offices and throughout building, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.<br /><br />Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.<br /><br /><strong>WORK ENVIRONMENT:</strong></p> <p>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may be required to travel to outside meetings or homes as determined by caseload.&nbsp; While performing some of the duties of this job, the employee is will be exposed to outside weather conditions.</p>