Job Number: 21-754-10039
Job Summary: Serves as the psychiatric clinical team lead and administrative liaison between psychiatric providers and program/division leadership within the CFS/IDD division and as a psychiatrist in a community mental health setting. Assists Integral Care's Chief Medical Officer, to whom this position will directly report, in supervision of staff psychiatrists. Oversees training of psychiatric residents, fellows, and medical students in collaboration with affiliated teaching institutions. Assists in recruiting and retaining of CFS/IDD psychiatric providers. Supervises all physicians and evaluates each on a regular basis. Provides orientation and training for new physicians. Coordinates on-going training for all physicians. As a practicing member of the physician staff, determines and documents evidence of psychopathology, if present, and makes a diagnostic formulation. Assesses client's needs and options to satisfy the requirements of the case. Discusses with the client his/her findings and recommendations. Decides whether initiation of treatment is urgent: medication, hospitalization, social setting, detox program; verifies that written consent for medication of client has been secured, documents therapist's plan and/or completes other referral/medical forms as appropriate. With appropriate consent of client, carries out treatment plan, documents in prescribed manner the interactions during sessions and progress of therapy. Discusses his/her opinions and/or findings with therapists and makes recommendations when indicated. Works harmoniously with Unit Manager(s) and Chief Medical Officer to define and deliver quality clinical medical care for all clients with the unit(s).
Serve as psychiatric clinical team lead through the following tasks: Securing appropriate psychiatric providers (physicians/APN/PA) to provide medical/psychiatric services for their assigned units; supervising all psychiatric providers (physicians/APN/PA) and evaluates each on a regular basis; providing orientation and training for new psychiatric providers; coordinating on-going training for all psychiatric providers; Maintains adequate psychiatric coverage; consulting with Directors and other staff, as appropriate, as to medical/psychiatric needs by unit; consulting with Directors and other staff, as appropriate, as to functioning of psychiatric providers providing services; authorizing psychiatric providers leave requests, as appropriate, while maintaining adequate medical coverage. Also, representing Center with organized medical groups, or groups concerned with the medical services of the Center through serving as coordinator and/or liaison with medical groups, hospitals, medical schools and other agencies; joining hospital psychiatric staffs as appropriate, i.e., Shoal Creek, ASH consulting staff, Austin Psychiatric Society, etc.; serving as liaison with ASH Residency Training Program. Ensures residents, fellows, and students are provided with appropriate educational support in adherence to the Memorandum of Understanding between affiliated teaching institutions. Represents Center appropriately with external agencies and professional societies.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Hours: Full-time, Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Salary: $257,961.60 annually.
Sign-on incentive: Integral Care looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.
Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave
Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
403(b) retirement account
401(a) employer contribution retirement account
Gold's gym membership discount
Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)