Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, behavioral disorders, and substance abuse.
ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Organizes and evaluates data concerning the patient’s family, medical history, and the onset of symptoms obtained from the patient, relatives, and other sources such as General Duty Nurse and Psychiatric Social Worker.
- Assesses patient to determine general physical condition.
- Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.
- Determines nature and extent of mental disorder to arrive at a diagnosis and formulates treatment program.
- Treats or directs treatment of a patient, utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications.
- Participates in a daily report and team treatment, plans meetings as well as in-service training, case staffing, case consultation, clinical supervision, utilization review, and other related meetings as needed.
- Other duties may be assigned.
Completed psychiatric residency-training program with a certificate of completion, minimum of two years experience in a mental health clinic, and program; license to practice in the State of Michigan, current Controlled Substance License, and possession of a medical degree from an accredited school of medicine.