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Medical Director / Psychiatrist

Supervisor: Associate Executive Director 

As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

The Psychiatrist will meet the psychiatric needs of children, adolescents, and adults.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Conduct evaluations and treatment to a population of children and young people in the office as well as TeleHealth; document all services provided inpatient chart at each visit
  • Review and approve all treatment plans for Article 31 patients
  • Provide psychotherapy and psychiatry services and other services including utilization management with insurance companies
  • Act as a liaison with attending medical providers at the hospital in the event of hospitalization
  • Assist in discharge and follow up in the event of client hospitalization
  • Provide clinical consultation to staff, agency managers and their designees
  • Participate in Quality Improvement Activities
  • Ensure necessary medical labs and follow up
  • Review incident reports as requested by the Clinic Director
  • Monitor medication management for patients
  • Performs crisis intervention and be on call in the event of urgent situations

What We Are Looking For:

  • You have a Medical degree.
  • You have a current license to practice medicine in the State of New York.
  • Current DEA registration and Board Certification in related specialty
  • You have experience in community psychiatry with a diverse population of clients.
  • You are a relationship builder with colleagues to promote successful outcomes for participants.
  • Willingness to be an advocate for your program, participants and community
  • You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Hours: 21 hours per week – 7 hours per day for 3 days per week

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to APPLY 


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