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Psychiatrist

Company: Northlake Behavioral Health System
Location: Mandeville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Northlake Behavioral Health System - Northlake Behavioral Healthcare System takes pride in successfully serving our community. As the leader in addiction and mental health care, we are at the forefront of treatments and therapies that provide meaningful results: helping patients lead the life they were meant to and deserve.
Our campus is nestled in a wooded retreat on the north side of Lake Pontchartrain, we are just east of the causeway and 45 minutes from New Orleans. We provide a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services.
At Northlake Behavioral Health, we want you to shine. We strongly believe in developing your skills and rewarding your hard work. We believe where you work is essential. And while you don't need to be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, if you are creative, curious, inspired, and resourceful, you may have what it takes to help lead our team. -
Position Summary: overall responsibility for the administration and clinical management of the Inpatient Setting (Adolescent) totaling 40 inpatient beds. - -
Responsibilities:


  • Provide residential care to adolescent patients one day per week or more. -
  • Working independently with other members of the medical team, with entitlements to specific clinical privileges approved by the facilities Medical Executive Board
  • Take part in interdisciplinary team that provides mental and behavioral health treatment to patients
  • Perform patient history and physical, risk factor assessments, order of therapeutic and diagnostic tests
  • Prescribe medications and follow up with patients
  • Consult with physicians on cases that are beyond the scope of qualification of PMHNP
  • Put all relevant patient data in medical records and case presentations
  • Formulate, execute and review healthcare education delivered to patients and families for diseases prevention
  • Ensure smooth communication with other health professionals for effective delivery of clinic service to patients
  • Provide consultation to facility team members such as nursing and medical staff for improvement in their work performance, which enhances overall quality service delivery of the facility
  • Other duties assigned

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    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Education: Graduate of an accredited Medical School
    • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience, combining private and community-based practice
    • Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as MD, DO. CPR and CPI certifications required
    • HIPAA: Has access to all PHIS necessary to perform job functions and assuring compliance with standards of care

      Northlake Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for all employment; free from discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preferences, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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Keywords: Northlake Behavioral Health System, New Orleans , Psychiatrist, Healthcare , Mandeville, Louisiana

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