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(1938) General or Child Psychiatrist, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, or Physician Assistant

Job Description

This Position, properly credentialed as a Psychiatrist, is responsible for the delivery of professional and competent psychiatric care (in person and/or by telemedicine) to a full caseload prorated based on % FTE, to individuals in need of psychiatric care.

Service provision may include, as assigned depending upon the needs of the location: psychiatric evaluations, medication management, treatment planning, emergency evaluations, medication assisted treatment for substance use disorders, and other specified psychiatric services or related activities. Duties may also include, but are not limited to, delegation of prescriptive authority to nurse practitioners and physician assistants, staff consultation, quality review activities, treatment team participation, training of students, and participation in any applicable on-call schedule.

The Position is responsible for maintaining all licensing and certifications necessary for the provision of assigned services, and for compliance with BTCS (and applicable contracted site) policies, training, procedures, and billing code requirements.

This Position provides services primarily to the Caldwell County Adult Mental Health Clinic, but may also include child and adolescent services depending upon qualification and experience. It also includes provision of telemedicine coverage (approximately 5 hours per week) to the Caldwell and Gonzales County jails, and psychiatric services to a FQHC partner (approximately 12 hours per week). Services may also be provided to other BTCS or contracted sites, as assigned. Must be able to document services as assigned by the site including the use of an electronic medical record; documentation will be completed within a timely manner as defined by the assigned location.

CityLockhart
CountyCaldwell County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Psychiatrist: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. By hire date: Certification of completion of residency in psychiatry; Current, active license to practice medicine in Texas as issued by the Texas Medical Board; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process). Unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third party payers.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. By hire date: Certification of completion of residency in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry; Current, active license to practice medicine in Texas as issued by the Texas Medical Board; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process). Unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third party payers.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN): Registered Nurse with active license from Texas Board of Nursing as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (PMHNP-BC) with Prescriptive Authority for adult, child and adolescent psychiatric disorders; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process). Unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third party payers. Will consider candidates in process of obtaining above certifications and licensure.

Physician Assistant (PA): Current, active Texas PA license as issued by the Texas Medical Board; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process of obtaining); unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third party payers. Will consider candidates in process of obtaining above certifications and licensure.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred credential: Psychiatrist or Child Psychiatrist: Board Certification in Psychiatry and/or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• Preferred: bilingual (Spanish, English)
• APRN: 2 years or more experience in providing child psychiatric services
• PA: 2 years or more experience in providing child psychiatric services
• DEA DATA 2000 Waiver (or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire) for treatment of individuals with opiate use disorders (if applicable to the specific location and position)
Salary Amount$Based on Experience/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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