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Psychiatrist

location4575 Linton Blvd, Delray Beach, FL 33445, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Join a purpose-driven team at Caron Treatment Centers, where for nearly 70 years, we’ve been helping people find a path to recovery from addiction and rebuild their lives. We offer real careers with real opportunities for growth, comprehensive training, and a commitment to work-life balance. Our benefits include generous paid time off, professional growth and development, company-paid life and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, a competitive 401(k) plan, and robust medical, dental, and vision plans. We’re proud to foster a diverse and inclusive environment, with a culture of teamwork, compassion, and dedication to our mission. Start a career that saves lives at a company that values yours.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs Addiction Medicine evaluations, which includes psychiatric evaluations and psychiatric follow-up and may include medical evaluations such as histories and physicals and general medical care.
  • Provides medical/psychiatric consultation with administrative integrated team members when the Medical Director is unavailable.
  • Maintains communications and liaison with referring parties and continuing care groups to see that medical/psychiatric care and continuity of treatment is provided for Caron patients.
  • Provides medication management as necessary on patients with appropriate follow up that conforms to Caron standards.
  • Becomes an integral part of the treatment team by regularly attending treatment team meetings.
  • Participates in case consults with other disciplinary team members.
  • Assists with development of adequate psychiatric continuing care plans for discharge.
  • Assumes therapeutic alliance with psychology department and meets with the psychology team on a regular basis to discuss cases and integration, including providing direction on triaging patients for psychiatric evaluation.
  • Provides crisis management and assessment of psychiatric co-morbidity in collaboration with psychology team including the involuntary placement of patients in local acute psychiatric facilities.
  • Contacts families of patients when necessary to assist with assessment, ongoing care and maintaining therapeutic alliances.
  • Provides dimensional assessment, diagnosis, and plan for patients with substance use disorders.
  • Documents all assessment information and collateral contacts in the existing electronic medical record that Caron maintains.
  • Communicates the Caron philosophy of addiction and addiction treatment to the community through affiliation with professional groups, medical schools, teaching universities, speaking engagements, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as may be required or assigned.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks or expectations that may be required or assigned.

Physical Requirements:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to travel as needed
  • Light lifting
  • Standing: up to several hours at a time, this may include walking, ascending and descending stairs.
  • Walking: must be able to ambulate throughout the assigned facilities on Caron properties.
  • Sitting: up to several hours at a time.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • D. or D.O. degree required
  • Must be a Board Eligible or a Board-Certified Psychiatrist
  • Current State Medical License required
  • Current Controlled Substances Registrations Certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is required.
  • 3 years’ experience in the treatment of addictive illness / substance use disorder preferred.
  • If in recovery, 2 years of uninterrupted sobriety preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Able to manage a detoxification unit and the medical care of the population.
  • Able to teach patients and staff about medical complications of addictions.

Competencies/ Measurements:

  • Assures quality medical and psychiatric care is given by modeling and establishing standards of practice. - Direct observation
  • Works in cooperation with Training and clinical team to provide the latest information regarding care for chemically dependent and co-morbid problems – Training, Grand rounds, Staff meetings, Observation
  • Participates in local and national conferences and organizations as well as publishing articles providing recognition of Caron and Caron’s philosophy – Articles, Conferences attended

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