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Psychiatrist - Child, Adolescent, & Adult

Company: Legacy Community Health Services
Location: Stafford
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Psychiatrist - Child, Adolescent, & AdultLegacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life, in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening. At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition and weight management information.Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency has expanded to > 50 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to driving healthy change in our communities.Psychiatrist - Child, Adolescent & AdultGeneral Description: Must submit a CV to be consideredProvides a full range of psychiatric services to Legacy Community Health FQHC clients with the aim of improving the mental health and quality of life of the patients served.Perform assessments and provide treatment for patients in assigned Clinic(s).Keep regularly scheduled hours as agreed upon in the Service Agreement and actively see patients in the Clinic(s).Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Chief Medical Officer and the Medical Director of Behavioral Health.Help develop and maintain clinical diagnostic and treatment protocols for psychiatric treatment.Be available by phone during regular Clinic hours should assistance be required and outside of regular Clinic hours as scheduled.Assist in review and development of patient educational material before release to patients.Supervision of health care students assigned to the Clinic for educational purposes.Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.Participate in care coordination with non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, Neuropsychologists (re testing), and our Behavioral Health Coordinators, with respect to psychiatric treatment.Consult with colleagues, specialists, and other health care professionals as appropriate.Attend meetings as necessary.Participate in the Performance Improvement ProgramOther Duties as assigned.Education & Training Requirements:Must be Medical Doctor, Board-certified (or Board-eligible and working toward certification) in Psychiatry with current Texas License.
Work Experience Requirements:Must uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.
Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.
Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.
Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.
Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community and the general public.
Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.
Must pass criminal background check.Ability to meet Legacy Community Health's EPIC proficiency requirementsAs part of values that Healthcare is a Right and not a Privilege, we offer a suite of benefits

  • Medical / Vision / Dental (Costs of benefits are based on your yearly salary)
    • Medical visit copays are waived when seeing a Legacy provider.
    • 9 Holiday + 1 Floating Holiday
    • 403b Retirement Plan
    • Bright Horizons Back-up Care
      • As a user of Bright Horizons Back-Up Care, you can conveniently schedule care right from your mobile device with the Back-Up Care app- your easy, time-saving solution to managing family care challenges while on the go.Legacy is a proud participant in the Texas Loan Repayment Program
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
          • PTO Exchange benefitPTO Exchange will provide you with the option to convert a portion of your accrued but unused PTO hours for use toward several different benefits and causes, based on your own priorities.With PTO Exchange, you can convert a portion of your unused PTO into:
            • 403(b) Retirement contributions
            • Student loan payments / Tuition for the employee
            • Leave Sharing donations to fellow employees
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Keywords: Legacy Community Health Services, Houston , Psychiatrist - Child, Adolescent, & Adult, Healthcare , Stafford, Texas

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