Psychiatrist Consultant

Part Time, per contract

St. Anne Institute:  St. Anne Institute is a private, not for profit, secular residential & community-based preventive service agency committed to providing the highest level of care & rehabilitation services in the briefest time to children & families throughout NY.

Description of Duties:

SAI is currently seeking a part-time Psychiatrist Consultant to provide supervision to the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner & provide recommendations for psychopharmacology treatment.

  • Provide psychiatric assessments of children/youth either prior to receiving treatment services or during the initial weeks of service provision.
  • Conduct monthly medication reviews of all children/youth on psychotropic medications.
  • Maintain communication with the consultant physician and medical clinic staff including RNs, LPNs and the Administrative Assistant.
  • Work cooperatively with treatment teams including case managers, therapists, program managers and administrators.
  • Provide clinical support to the Interim Director of Residential Clinical Services, Interim Director of Outpatient Clinical Services, and other clinical and agency staff as needed.
  • Provide information to staff on medications and changes in the field of medication management and mental health treatment.
  • Provide crisis intervention services &/or crisis consultation to the treatment team & On-Call/Quality Improvement staff when needed.
  • Assist with the development of individual service plans based on assessment data, and provide therapeutic interventions as necessary including but not limited to the provision of ongoing medication management services.
  • Provide consultation and education to agency staff, caregivers and clients as it relates to the treatment and medication needs of the clients.
  • Participate in discharge planning with the treatment team.
  • Maintain documentation of services including service plan, update progress notes, medication informed consent, quarterly treatment plan reviews, and other required information in compliance with agency and third party compliance standards.
  • Assist in the placement of clients/youth into psychiatric hospitals when needed.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the field of psychiatry including updates on psychotropic meds.

Qualifications:

M.D., 2 years’ experience with adolescents experiencing significant mental health challenges

Fill out an application Online at: Online Employment Application

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Click here to download our application form to print and fill out. Please submit application and Resume to:

E-Mail to: recruiting@s-a-i.org
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Mail to:
St. Anne Institute
160 N. Main Ave
Albany, NY 12206

Attn: Recruiting

Fax: 518-437-6531

St. Anne Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, disabled/protected veterans, female, minorities, sexual orientation, gender identity.

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