Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Perm
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Medical Doctors Only Apply. A Psychiatry Physician General
Psychiatrist practice is seeking a qualified physician for
Portsmouth, VA. This and other physician jobs brought to you by
POSITION OVERVIEW (duties include but are not limited to)
---Evaluate and treat adults in an outpatient setting.
---Provide on-call services for general psychiatry patients.
---Provide on-call services for inpatient general psychiatry on
weekends/holidays. NMC Portsmouth has approximately 32 inpatient
---Provide a full range of physician services, in accordance with
the core privileges.
---Technically direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of
other health care professionals seeing patients within the scope of
their clinical privileges or responsibilities.
---Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual
physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through
education and counseling.
---Order diagnostic tests as applicable. Request consultation or
referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health
resources as indicated.
---Technically direct and teach other medical staff, and provide
educational lectures and participate in the provision of in-service
training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction
will adhere to government and professional clinical standards and
accepted clinical protocols. This requirement is consistent with
the personal services nature of the contract.
---Participate in peer review and performance improvement
---Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with infection
control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and
disposal of infectious wastes and the use of universal precautions
to prevent the spread of infection.
---Function with an awareness and application of safety
---Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following
established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate
persons, and documenting events. Anticipate potential
problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions. Notify
supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems
that the Physician is unable to manage.
---Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient
care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
---Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program
as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to,
appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting.
---Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant
others' rights, as identified within the MTF.
---Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for
own professional practice.
---Participate in continuing education to meet own professional
---Attend and/or comply with all annual training classes required
by the Command, to include but not limited to online annual
training provided by the MTF: disaster training, infection control,
Sexual Harassment, Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire and Safety, Chemical,
Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE), and all
other required training.
---Actively participate in the command---s Performance Improvement
Program. Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care
provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care
delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist.
---Participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic
staff members. Provide training and/or direction as applicable to
supporting government employees (e.g., hospital corpsmen, students,
---Attend and participate in various meetings as directed.
---Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient
---Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA,
ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate
in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management
(RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander. Maintain DOD email
account as directed. The Physician shall be responsive to all email
and voicemail communications.
---Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the
direction and coordination of health care team members, patient
care, and clinic activities.
---Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance
with clinic directives, and prepare such records and reports as may
be required. All records and reports must be legible. Abbreviations
must be only those listed in local instructions.
---The Physician shall comply with the HIPAA (Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act) privacy and security policies
of the treatment facility.
---Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
---Must have successfully completed a residency program in
psychiatry which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for
Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral
Training of the American Osteopathic Association or those Canadian
training programs approved by the Royal College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Canada or other appropriate Canadian medical
---Must possess board certification in Psychiatry by the American
Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or the American Osteopathic
---Must possess not less than three (3) years of experience within
the last four (4) years as a full-time psychiatrist; OR, graduation
from a psychiatry residency program within the preceding 12
---Must be in good standing, and under no restrictions, with the
state licensure board in any state in which a license is held.
---Must maintain current certification in American Heart
Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
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