NHS Human Services, Inc.

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Psychiatrist - MH / IDD

at NHS Human Services, Inc.

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000268947906
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Job Description

Requisition Number

29108

Job Title

Psychiatrist - MH / IDD

Location

640 Sentry Parkway-0921E

City

Blue Bell

State

PA

Shift

1st Shift - no week-ends

Schedule-Week 1

20 hours per week. May be combined with Adult OP hours in Lansdale for FT.

Schedule-Week 2

External Description

Program Summary: DDTT is comprised of a specialized mobile team of professionals including a Psychiatrist, a Behavioral Specialist, Recovery Coordinators, a Nurse, and a Pharmacist, providing treatment, support, and education for individuals in the community diagnosed with a mental illness and co-morbidity development disability. Individuals referred to DDTT are in crisis, at risk of losing community tenure, and/or are transitioning from acute care hospitalization.

Position Summary: As a member of the DDTT, the Psychiatrist is qualified in the mental health profession, and possesses the clinical skills and experience to assess, plan, develop, coordinate and provide psychiatric treatment, and rehabilitation for adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities (Dually Diagnosed). The psychiatrist works in conjunction with all team members and NHS internal supports and Interagency Team.

Schedule: 20 hours per week.  May be combined with Adult OP hours in Lansdale for FT.

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Requirements

 

  • Psychiatrist in PA.
  • 1 year clinical experience working with adults with mental illness and developmental disabilities (Dually Diagnosed).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of dually diagnosed individuals, recovery principles and recovery driven service system.
  • Professional credentials should be current as dictated by the State licensing standards and Professional Licensing Board.
  • Valid PA Driver's License and appropriate state and federal clearances.