ATTENDING CHILD PSYCHIATRIST -BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER - LINCOLN HOSPITAL - BRONX, NY - FULL TIME

Physician Affliate Group of New York

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Job Information

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals’ wellness. PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dedicated to providing high quality patient care to a diverse community, Lincoln Medical Center is a NYS designated Level I Trauma and Stroke Center and has Centers of Excellence in all medical specialties including its award-winning Cancer and Breast Centers.

Responsibilities

Under general direction, is in charge of a psychiatric division of a municipal hospital center, the mental health services of a large correctional institution or several small institutions or a major psychiatric evaluation and treatment center within the City's correctional system or within a large City agency. Directs professional and para-professional staff in the psychiatric examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients in one of the above settings; performs related work.

Psychiatrist will provide a trauma and culturally-informed comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment to the adults and children residing in NYC’s DV Shelter System and to other survivors of Domestic Violence. This includes psychiatric assessment and consultation, psychopharmacological therapy and other treatment services as appropriate for victims of IPV. Be part of a city–wide team of providers that also includes psychologists and social workers.

General tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct clinical psychiatric evaluations of shelter clients referred by DV Shelter staff.
  • Provide on-site and telehealth psychopharmacologic treatment when appropriate for clients.
  • Conduct supportive, cognitive, interpersonal or other evidence-based individual and group-based psychotherapies for clients and families, when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with shelter staff and program team on areas related to clients’ clinical needs. Assist in facilitating referral for more intensive psychiatric care when appropriate.
  • Provide educational activities for shelter and affiliated agency staff on-site and web-based when appropriate.
  • Participate in educational and supervision activities.
  • Work with faculty and other team members to develop and implement tools for program evaluation to assess the impact of the added clinical services provided by this initiative for clients of the DV shelter.
  • Handling the adolescent and child population
Qualifications

Minimum Educational Requirements:

1. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York; and,

2. Completion of three years of approved residency training in Psychiatry; and,

3. Three years of full-time, paid, post-residency experience as a Clinical Psychiatrist, including at least one year in a supervisory or administrative capacity.

5. M.D. or D.O. from an accredited medical or osteopathy school.

6. ABPN Board Eligible

KNOWLEDGEABLE IN:
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team setting.· Demonstrated interest and clinical experience in treating victims of trauma and/or Domestic Violence.

· Familiarity with high-risk patients and cultural sensitivity in community settings.

· Clinical and/or services research experience preferred.

· Experience conducting evidence-based treatments in group and individual modalities, familiarity with high-risk populations and community settings, experience in psychiatric care of medical patients, demonstrated interest in maternal mental health. Administrative and research experience a plus.

· Four (4) years’ experience in a Hospital setting, preferably in Behavioral Health Services

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Joe Mastov, Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at Mastovj@pagny.org

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Physician Affliate Group of New York