We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Psychiatrist to join our team at [Hospital Name] in San Ysidro, CA. As a Psychiatrist, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional mental health care to our patients. This is a full-time position with a focus on daytime shifts, and it offers an excellent opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals in need of psychiatric support.
- Conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and assessments of patients, including reviewing medical history, performing mental status examinations, and identifying any underlying psychiatric conditions.
- Develop individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings, and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to create comprehensive care plans that may include therapy, medication management, and other interventions.
- Prescribe and manage medications as appropriate, adjusting dosages and treatment plans based on patient progress and medication efficacy. Educate patients about potential side effects and benefits of prescribed medications.
- Provide psychotherapy and counseling to patients as needed, employing evidence-based therapeutic modalities to address various mental health issues.
- Participate in crisis intervention and de-escalation when necessary, ensuring patient safety and well-being.
- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, including psychologists, social workers, nurses, and support staff, to ensure coordinated and holistic patient care.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic medical records (EMRs) in compliance with hospital policies and legal regulations.
- Offer guidance and education to patients and their families regarding mental health conditions, treatment options, and coping strategies.
- Participate in quality improvement initiatives, program development, and ongoing professional development activities to enhance the quality of psychiatric care provided.
- Adhere to all hospital policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements, ensuring the highest standards of patient care and safety.
- Medical degree (MD or DO) and completion of an accredited Psychiatry residency program.
- Board certification or eligibility in Psychiatry.
- A valid California medical license and DEA registration.
- Strong clinical assessment and diagnostic skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
- Compassion, empathy, and a commitment to providing patient-centered care.
If you are a skilled Psychiatrist with a passion for mental health and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals in the San Ysidro community, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $231,000.00 - $247,500.00 per year
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
- San Ysidro, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- BC/BE (Preferred)
- Medical License (Preferred)
Work Location: In person
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