MultiCare: Psychiatrist inpatient services on call


Posted Under: Federal Way, Washington jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 98093
Posted On: 2020-06-30

Job Description Are you looking for a great organization to grow your career? Do you thrive in an equitable and inclusive environment? Navos is currently seeking a talented On-Call Psychiatrist to serve our Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Hospital. If you have strong clinical skills, a passion for community mental health, and challenging the status quo then read on...this could be your best job yet! Position Summary: The On Call Psychiatrist provides and assures medical and psychiatric care for individuals admitted to the unit through daily direct service, weekend coverage and 24-hour on-call coverage on an intermittent and as needed basis. This includes completing timely initial psychiatric assessments, daily progress notes, and discharge summaries. The position requires close collaboration with other services, including primary care, nursing, social work, and floor staff. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to community mental health. We are looking for people with an ability to work with multidisciplinary treatment teams as an expert resource. You must have a thorough knowledge of psychotropic medications and be able to communicate this effectively to patients and staff. You must have a thorough knowledge of theories of human behavior, personality development, psychological and physical cause of mental disorders. You must have a familiarity with Washington Administrative Code regulations and professional standards governing the treatment of the mentally ill. Education, Experience, and Certification: --- Completion of an APA-approved residency in psychiatry --- MD degree with Board eligibility in psychiatry --- Experience working in psychiatric settings with both acutely and chronically mentally ill adults preferred --- Current, thorough, familiarity with psychotropic medications, their prescribing, administration, and appropriate monitoring, including the assessment and management of potential side effects Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of an updated background investigation. About Navos: At Navos, we offer a healing home for children, young people and adults who are vulnerable to mental illness and substance use disorders. The Navos mission is to transform the quality of life for the people we serve by providing a broad spectrum of care. We believe that equity and inclusion are vital to living our values and achieving our mission. Navos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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