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Psychiatrist - Part Time, Day

Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 41452Location: Greenwich, ConnecticutCategory: PHYSICIANSPosition Type: Part Time Benefits EligibleDepartment: Behavioral Health ED CLScheduled Hours: 24OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.Greenwich Hospital is a 206-bed regional medical center serving Fairfield County in Connecticut and Westchester County in New York. It is a major academic affiliate of Yale School of medicine and a member of Yale New Haven Health. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution with an internal medicine residency program. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Greenwich Hospital is comprised of four services. The Outpatient Clinic provides medication management and individual therapy to adult and geriatric patients who contend with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses including depressive, anxiety, bipolar, psychotic disorders and those facing challenges unique to the aging process. The Addiction Recovery Center (ARC) is a group based outpatient program serving those with substance use disorders. ARC offers a 4-day per week IOP program as well as less intensive levels of care. Medication-Assisted Treatments including buprenorphine-naloxone are offered in addition to medication management for co-morbid psychiatric diagnoses while patients are enrolled in the program. The Center for Behavioral and Nutritional Health is an outpatient program offering individual and group therapy to promote sustainable psychological, behavioral, and nutritional changes necessary for overall health management and reduction in the risk of developing complications associated with acute and chronic medical conditions. Emergency Department/Consultation Liaison: The department provides psychiatric coverage for the Emergency Department in addition to Consult-Liaison services to patients on the medical floors. Greenwich Hospital does not have an inpatient psychiatric unit. Greenwich Hospital is recruiting for a full time staff psychiatrist who will primarily cover the ED/CL service. As Greenwich Hospital does not have an inpatient unit, ED/CL psychiatry is a consult service through which the psychiatrist will perform a full range of therapeutic interventions to a diverse population, including diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation and management, suicide risk assessment, crisis intervention and interdisciplinary care of patients with psychiatric disorders. Patients in need of psychiatric hospitalization are transferred to inpatient psychiatric units of neighboring hospitals in Connecticut and New York. Case Management services coordinate and arrange for transfers. One night of weekday call (virtual or in-person) is assigned to each staff psychiatrist. Call coverage is limited to the Emergency Department 4pm-8am (after 7:30pm for questions by phone).EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Provides diagnostic assessment and psychiatric treatment to individuals who present themselves to the Outpatient Psychiatric Treatment Center, Hospital Emergency Room or Inpatient Unit, with symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress.2. Functions as an effective member of the mental health team.3. Skilled and proficient in electronic medical record documentation for management of patients under psychiatric treatment.4. Contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the Psychiatric Treatment Center.5. Responsible for maintaining positive patient and guest relations.6. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and process the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's / area's / department's policies and procedures.7. Participation in academic training of medical house staff and Yale medical students QualificationsEDUCATIONDoctorate in Medicine/PsychiatryEXPERIENCEExperience working an ED/CL service inclusive of fast paced Emergency department setting performing the full range of therapeutic interventions referenced above.LICENSURECT MD License and DEA Required NY license will be required within 6 months of hire (cost covered by hospital)SPECIAL SKILLSBoard certification in Psychiatry preferred (will consider board eligible) Addiction experienced preferredPHYSICAL DEMANDModerate amount of walking; moderate stress from working with patients and families, as well as interfacing with team members. Additional Information PM22 YNHHS Requisition ID41452PI184928113

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, Greenwich , Psychiatrist - Part Time, Day, Healthcare , Greenwich, Connecticut

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