Acadia Healthcare Psychiatrist in Lemont, Illinois
Evaluates patients by interviewing patients, family and other persons, observing behaviors, reviewing medical history and related documents, ordering laboratory tests and evaluating results.
Leads interdisciplinary treatment team by developing and reviewing treatment plans and progress, consulting and collaborating with nurses, therapists and behavioral health specialists.
Treats patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications.
Assures quality and safe service for patients and staff by ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, standards, rules, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations requirements and legal regulations.
Participates in utilization review and case management.
Maintains medical records by documenting symptoms, medications and treatment events, and writing summaries.
Participates in on-call roster to provide 24/7 coverage with one-hour response time.
Provides staff training and professional development as indicated.
Participates in community outreach and marketing activities for Timberline Knolls and promotes exceptional customer service throughout the program.
Facilitates active resident and family participation in the treatment process.
Reviews resident and staff satisfaction surveys, customer complaints and the results of monitoring standards. Initiates quality corrective action as indicated and monitors identified improvements.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Board certified or Board eligible psychiatrist
Two years experience
Knowledge of addictions and eating disorders
Demonstrated skill in 12-Step and Family Systems Recovery Models with Adolescent and Young Adult Women clients.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with interdisciplinary treatment team
ENVIRONMENT AND SCHEDULING
Work is performed in an administrative office setting, therapeutic schools, seminars and resident settings.
Duties involve contact with youth who may be threatening, aggressive, suicidal, and/or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Must be flexible to work additional hours when necessary and available for on-call coverage.