To provide outpatient psychiatric consultation, evaluation, and treatment services to individuals struggling with mental health and substance use concerns.
Provide excellent patient-centered psychiatric care for individuals experiencing a variety of behavioral health concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and substance use disorders that includes the following:
Provide psychiatric evaluations that aid in treatment planning.
Consult with medical and behavioral health care team as appropriate for individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.
Manage medications targeting psychiatric concerns including starts, titrations and changes based on clinical response, side effects, lab values, drug interactions and other considerations in accordance with all relevant State regulations and Agency policies and procedures.
Manage and provide clinical oversight to a small team of contracted physicians and/or nurse practitioner regarding medical care of individuals receiving psychotropic medications.
Assist with the development and maintenance of appropriate treatment protocols
Promote integrated care of individuals receiving psychiatric services as appropriate including consultation with Primary Care Physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Complete all documentation as needed in a timely manner and in accordance with Agency policies and procedures and State psychiatric clinic regulations, and State ODAAP regulations for clients in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs.
Maintain clinical records in accordance with State regulations, Agency policies and procedures and managed health care requirements.
Completes, as requested and appropriate, Managed Health Care and other insurance forms in accordance with existing policies and procedures.
Attends Agency meetings and case conferences as required.
Complete trainings as mandated by State and County regulations.
Must function in full compliance with all applicable policies and procedures, federal state and local laws and Interact’s Code of Conduct. Must participate in Interact’s Compliance Program including reporting suspected violations of the compliance program or applicable laws or regulations to supervisor/manager/director or the Compliance Officer
Other duties as requested by Director of the Greenridge Counseling Center.
Adheres to safe work practices.
Medical degree with active license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Board certified in general psychiatry
Current DEA registration for prescribing controlled substances
Comfortable utilizing electronic medical records for charting and prescribing purposes
Clearance in accordance with PA Acts 33 & 80.
Intercommunity Action, Inc. is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability
Interested candidates may forward their cover letter and resume to:
Intercommunity Action, Inc.
6012 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128
firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred)