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Psychiatrist - COMCARE

Date: Aug 24, 2019

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Pay:  Negotiable 

Work Schedule: M - F, 8a - 5p and call duties 

 

Clinical position working under established protocols to provide highly skilled care to mental health consumers by formulating diagnostic impressions, providing ongoing care of established patients and providing medication when appropriate.

Assessment and Treatment of patients with mental disorders to include diagnosis and medication management.

  • Conducts medication evaluations.
  • Conducts medication review follow-ups.
  • Determines and/or verifies the patients’ mental health diagnosis.
  • Prescribes psychotropic medications to patients if needed.
  • Makes referrals to other COMCARE mental health services if warranted.
  • Orders and reviews lab tests and follows up on any abnormal results.
  • Monitors pertinent vital signs.
  • Participates in an “on call” rotation.

Completes Documentation of pertinent activities in a timely and thorough manner.

  • Completes a medication evaluation note or a medication review follow up note for every patient seen.
  • Completes the documentation within the agency standard of forty-eight hours from the date seen.
  • Completes letters and other reports related to patient care as needed.
  • Documents any medications prescribed or dispensed to patients.
  • Documents the outcomes for patients of medications prescribed including side effects or benefits.

Overall Job Performance.

  • Adheres to COMCARE/Sedgwick County Organizational Policies, Code of Conduct and County Values.
  • Meets medical staff productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates dependability through appropriate use of leave time and showing up to work on time.
  • Maintains knowledge of psychiatric evaluation and treatment.
  • Maintains appropriate licensure.
  • Demonstrates good communication and collaboration with other mental health and medical providers.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited school of medicine as well as from a residency program in psychiatry. One - 2 years preferred as a psychiatrist. MD license in the state of Kansas. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred Qualifications: At least 4 to 5 years preferred as a psychiatrist. MD license in the state of Kansas with board certification in psychiatry.

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status requests or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita