ERC is seeking a Psychiatrist who can assist in the provision of psychiatric treatment services including initial psychosocial evaluation and assessment, psychotherapeutic methods and medications, and medication management. The Psychiatrist will work collaboratively with the ERC Behavioral Health Treatment Team to ensure services are delivered within the framework of client self- determination, recovery, and cultural competency. The Psychiatrist will perform diverse clinicad functions which require the ability to conceptualize, problem solve, and act independently with a degree of flexibility in accordance with the Empowerment Resource Center policies and procedures. The Psychiatrist will provide behavioral health seraicese to underserved, hard to reach, and vulnerable racial and ethnic minorities, residing in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Psychiatrist must possess a genuine empathy for clients and a willingness to help others; maintain detailed accurate records of direct client services including psychiatric assessments and psychotropic medication management in accordance with ERC record keeping procedures; have experience in using clinical techniques for assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of people with mental illness, problem resolution and conflict resolution techniques, and community resources; and have extensive understanding of crisis management and the ability to handle life threatening situations, including the prevention of suicide.
Minimum of Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatry from an accredited college or university recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Must contain a license to practice psychiatry in the State of Georgia, with current American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Valid Prescriptive Authority in the State of Georgia must be in good standing.