Child Psychiatrist (Subcontractor) - 1223181 -CA
Company: Pathways of California
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Welcome to Pathways of Californias career website! If you are
passionate about helping others and enthusiastic about your future,
we want you to join our team!
Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional
value and recovery-focused, quality care. We are experts in the
field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental
health and substance use community-based services and offer a
dynamic employment experience! Pathways offers competitive salaries
and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a
supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of
evidence-based, promising practices and much more! We have over 30
outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our
communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange
County, and San Diego County.
Pathways is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to
join our team as a Sub-Contracted Psychiatrist (8-12 hours weekly)
for our Project Cornerstone located in San Diego.
is a school-based, full service partnership (FSP) program serving
Medi-cal eligible and unfunded youth (*ages 5-21) and their
families. Cornerstone is currently partnered with 14 school sites
within San Diego Unified School District and serves the Mid-City
area of San Diego. Services include individual therapy, family
therapy, case management, crisis intervention, psychiatric
evaluation and medication management.
Responsible for providing culturally appropriate psychiatric and
medication management services to program clients which includes
evaluation and assessment, diagnoses, and prescription of
medication and monitoring medication side effects and participation
in treatment process. Will supervise nurse practitioner and RNs.
Will also provide supervision input on LVNs and RNs.
DO THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO YOU?
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
received from an accredited medical school.
- Board Certified in psychiatry or eligible for the certification
examination in psychiatry as defined by the American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology. Independently licensed to practice
medicine in the State of California.
- Must have completed a two year psychiatry fellowship; with
emphasis on children preferred. Strong clinical and interpersonal
skills, ability to lead and direct work of others, and excellent
written and verbal communication skills. Intermediate level PC
ABOUT YOUR ROLE
- Completes psychiatric medication assessments, multi-axial
diagnosis and documentation including assessments, evaluation,
diagnosis and follow-up notes meeting all the standards of the
company, and County, State and Federal regulatory boards.
- Assesses for clinical conditions and refer out for medical
conditions. Address medical concerns as they relate to psychotropic
- Provides psychiatric services to program participants for 16
- Identifies clients current MORS and provides services that will
facilitate movement to a lower level of care.
- Evaluates all clients entering the program for medical and
behavioral health needs.
- Acts as psychiatric consultant to staff members of other
disciplines providing assessment as needed.
- Completes documentation, as soon as service is provided and
ensure that it meets the standards established in the program and
MediCal and Medicare.
- Provides staff training in-services as needed.
- Provides crisis intervention.
- Attends monthly treatment teams to discuss case planning for
clients and movement to a lower level of care. PERKS OF WORKING
WITH PATHWAYS CALIFORNIA:
- Employee Referral Bonus Program
- Bi-Weekly Pay
- Employee Assistance Program
- Perks @ Pathways (student loan refinancing, pet insurance,
Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event
If you're #readytowork PATHWAYS CA is #readytohire!
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To Learn More About Us:
Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability, veteran status or any other protected
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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