|Location||Fayetteville, North Carolina|
|Date Posted||September 6, 2017|
|Internal Job ID||17-00085|
MD/DO - Psychiatrist
The “All American City” is in need of your talents and skills…
The Community - Fayetteville, NC
Both historic and beautiful, Fayetteville is one of the oldest communities in North Carolina, playing a huge role in American history dating all the way back to the American Revolution. Fayetteville has received the prestigious All-America City Award from the National Civic League three times, and is the fifth largest municipality in North Carolina with an approximate population of 377,193. Built on the Cape Fear River, the climate and the region offer opportunities for hiking, fishing, golf, water sports, camping, museums, historic sites, and much more with a growing economy to support indoor adventures as well.
Fort Bragg is a major United States Army installation located near Fayetteville but also borders the towns of Spring Lake and Southern Pines. It was also a census-designated place in the 2010 Census, during which a population of 39,457 was identified. The fort is named for Confederate general Braxton Bragg. It covers over 251 square miles (650 km2). It is the home of the US Army airborne forces and Special Forces, as well as U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command.
- Assess and resolve complex social, economic and psychosocial problems that may impact on service members and their family's medical treatment as inpatients or while the service member is being evaluated for medical discharge from the service by providing direct case work services to include screening, assessment, referral, consultation and education.
- Conduct psychosocial evaluations and provide therapeutic interventions including crisis counseling to individuals, groups and families as needed to facilitate behavioral health clinical care management and optimize care.
- Evaluate the impact of diagnosis or lack of diagnosis with unexplained chronic symptoms on individual and family systems as well as assess patients functioning in work, family and routines of daily living and identify areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment in order to assist patients.
- Provide services to high-risk populations including service members pending medical discharge due to physical and or Behavioral Health injuries/illnesses, service members who were wounded as a result of their military duties, and the families of Service members killed in action.
- Support local Soldier Readiness Processing (SRP) events as required.
- Coordinate services for those patients who move to another location to ensure continuity of care. Facilitates transfer of the case to local behavioral health care case management resources, as appropriate.
- Perform Mental Status Evaluations, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Chapter Evaluations and other clinical examinations requiring a DSM -IV diagnosis
- Coordinate and assist installation community agencies and the MTF in the referral process, to provider- integration training and services for Soldiers returned from deployment.
- Educate patients, their families, commanders and health care staff on community resources including information and referral for financial, housing, educational, employment and child care resources as required by patients' needs assessment.
- Maintains complete and accurate inpatient and outpatient records and documents
- Responsible for the completion of individual workload accountability in accordance with clinic, medical treatment facility and program requirements.
- Participate, as appropriate, in departmental Quality Assurance (QA) programs and adhere to all safety regulations at all times.
- Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, team conferences, professional staff conferences and any other appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is relative to assigned cases and/or performance of contract services.
- Present patient cases in regularly scheduled case staffing meetings to discuss status and updates as required.
- Attend meetings, case conferences and training under the direction of the Chief, Psychiatry; Chief, Department of Behavioral Health; and/or Clinic Officer in Charge (OIC) as requested.
- Must have at least 2 years of experience within the last 5 years. Internship/Residency/Fellowship training may be substituted for experience.
- Must have and maintain a current unrestricted license in any of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands and be able to obtain clinical privileges to practice medicine at the MTF where services are provided.
- Must have or obtain a current, valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number prior to performing the contract services.
- Must have completed a psychiatric residency approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.
- Must hold a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited graduate school of Medicine.
- Must be Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).
- Must have and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
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