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Psychiatrist - Mental Health Chief of Staff Needed in Pembroke Pines, FL

Company: Wellpath
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"


The Psychiatrist - Chief of Staff assumes responsibility for the admission, continuing care, and discharge of Persons Served (P/S). The position provides leadership to the multi-disciplinary treatment team, and participates in hospital-wide performance improvement and other activities. Twenty-percent of time is spent providing administrative functions.

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  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Osteopathic Doctor (DO) from an accredited university.


    • Experience in treating psychiatric disorders.
    • Experience in acute care and/or institutional setting preferred.
    • Skilled in organization, supervision, and state of the art treatment interventions.


      • Licensed or licensable in the state of employment. Board certified or eligible in psychiatry.


        • Admission and assessment of P/S served with psychiatric disorders. Includes admission comprehensive evaluations, mental status examination, assessment for movement disorders using the DISCUS, general medical assessment as it applies to the psychiatric exam, assessments for court including certification and all associated documentation according to the Baker Act, reassessments as indicated.
        • Treatment of P/S with psychiatric disorders. Includes prescription of medications generally following practice guidelines, psychotherapy (group, individual, and family as warranted), order and provide consultations as needed, follow-up and monitoring of tests and consultations, provide education on diagnosis, medications and other aspects of treatment to patients and their families, associated documentation, determination of discharge readiness, chemical dependency and alcohol dependency treatment, on-call responsibilities.
        • Includes the overall supervision of the medical care received by the P/S, review and oversight of the treatment plan, leadership on the multi-disciplinary team, supervision of appropriate staff and students, clinical oversight of unit activities.
        • Includes participation in performance improvement activities. Medical Staff Organization (MSO), hospital-wide committees and Task Forces, collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an effective and professional manner.
        • Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting.
        • Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats P/S as an individual, and considers the culture of the P/S when providing care and treatment.
        • Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of P/S of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each P/S.
        • Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position.
        • Adheres to Code of Conduct Standards.
        • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
        • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
        • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
        • Perform other duties as assigned.

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