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Psychiatry - Physician

Company: Legacy Community Health System
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:


Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive community care by treating the entire patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life. - As the largest FQHC in the state of Texas, with locations in the Greater Houston and surrounding areas including Beaumont and Baytown, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes, family planning services, and nutrition/weight management education.

*Position Summary:*

We need a Psychiatrist that can see both Child & Adolescent and Adult patients. We are hiring for two different locations in the Houston area. The breakdown is 70% Child and Adolescent and 30% Adults. All our positions are 80% remote and 20% in clinic (4 days remote and 1 day in clinic). -


- - Mission-focused career impacting change and improving health outcomes for all patients

- - Legacy is a proud participant of several loan repayment programs that may qualify you up to $180,000 in loan repayments. Below are the loan repayment programs available to you when working at Legacy:

o - - Nurse NHSC Loan Repayment Program

o - - National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Program

o - - Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)

o - - Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

- - Paid vacation, sick time, and 403b retirement plan

- - Health insurance, vision, and dental benefits

- - Opportunities for leadership development and continuing medical education reimbursement

- Paid malpractice

- Opportunities for high levels of responsibility and rapid advancement

- Medical visit copays are waived when seeing a Legacy provider


*General Description: - *Must submit a CV to be considered*

Provides 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 Program

Other 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.

Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred

*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 requirements

Keywords: Legacy Community Health System, Houston , Psychiatry - Physician, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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