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Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) seeks to fill both Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist roles. Under the direction of the Psychiatry Department Chair, the Psychiatrist will provide psychiatric care within the MAHEC Center for Psychiatry and Mental Wellness and other assigned locations as needed. The Psychiatrist will also provide supervision for psychiatric residents in the outpatient setting. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Evaluate patients by interviewing patient, family, and other persons; reviewing medical history and related documents; ordering laboratory tests and evaluating results. • Develop treatment plans by determining nature and extent of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and behavioral disorders; establish treatment goals and methodologies. • Maintain interdisciplinary treatment by reviewing treatment plans and progress; consult and collaborate with primary care physicians, mental health therapists, nurses, and other health care providers • Consult with other MAHEC physicians or nurse practitioners to ensure physical care needs are addressed and makes appropriate referrals and aftercare recommendations, as needed; provide suicide/homicide assessments. • Provide teaching, training and supervision of medical students, residents, fellows and/or advanced practice clinical students, as assigned; may be assigned to mentor junior staff. • Development and delivery of in-service training for primary care-based providers and staff regarding recognition and treatment of behavioral health conditions in primary care. • Assure quality and safe service for patients and staff by complying with policies, procedures, standards, rules, AAAHC requirements, and legal regulations; participate in utilization reviews.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and Spanish/English bilingual persons are strongly encouraged to apply. MAHEC is a non-profit organization and Certified Living Wage employer.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to:
Graduated from an accredited medical school with Doctorate's degree in medicine (MD/DO) is required Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina; AND Completion of four (4) years of ACGME Psychiatry training (applicants within their final six (6) months of training may be considered, proof pending of training completion by appointing authority).
Completion of five (5) years of ACGME Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry training (applicants within their final six (6) months of training may be considered, proof pending of training completion by appointing authority). Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) eligible in Psychiatry (or Child Psychiatry) at the time of initial appointment. Certification will be required and must be obtained within time requirements recognized by the Psychiatry Board post-residency or child fellowship. ABPN Certification in Psychiatry (and Child Psychiatry, if applicable) shall be maintained, at all times, after date of initial certification or date by which applicant is required to obtain certification. Prior experience as psychiatrist in outpatient and/or inpatient setting Prior teaching experience preferred.
3 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits, CME allowance, certifications/associations and renewals included
Internal Number: R129
MAHEC is a university-affiliated teaching practice and Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic serving the 18 westernmost counties of North Carolina. As MAHEC faculty, you’ll support a diverse patient population and collaborate with family medicine, internal medicine, and ob/gyn physicians, addiction specialists, clinical pharmacists, licensed counselors, and peer support specialists. You’ll also help train the next generation of culturally competent psychiatrists and behavioral healthcare providers. All set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Appalachian mountains.
We offer excellent benefits and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. Learn more at www.mahec.net/careers or email us at TalentManagement@mahec.net.