Yale New Haven Health System

Psychiatrist; per diem

US-CT-Greenwich
Job ID
58655
Department
PSYCH CLINIC
Category
PHYSICIANS
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
Weekend Call Coverage Fri. 4 pm - Mon. 8 am; Can split weekend
Work Schedule
WEEKEND ROTATE ALL SHIFTS
Work Days
PER DIEM
Work Hours
PER DIEM
Work Shift
AS NEEDED
Requisition ID
2017-12151

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Provide initial evaluations of individuals and families with mental or emotional problems. Offers counseling and outpatient psychotherapy to a wide range of individuals and families in distress.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Provides diagnostic assessment and psychiatric treatment to individuals who present themselves to the Outpatient Psychiatric Treatment Center, Hospital Emergency Room or Inpatient Unit, with symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress.
  • 2. Functions as an effective member of the mental health team.
  • 3. Skilled and proficient in electronic medical record documentation for management of patients under psychiatric treatment.
  • 4. Contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the Psychiatric Treatment Center.
  • 5. Responsible for maintaining positive patient and guest relations.
  • 6. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and process the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's / area's / department's policies and procedures.
  • 7. Participation in academic training of medical house staff and Yale medical students

Qualifications

EDUCATION


Doctorate in Medicine/Psychiatry


EXPERIENCE


Experience in Behavioral Health is desirable.


LICENSURE


Connecticut Licensure & Board Eligible or certified in Behavioral Health


SPECIAL SKILLS


Experience in addiction Medicine preferred but not required.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


Moderate amount of walking; moderate stress from working with patients and families, as well as interfacing with team members.


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