Posted on May 18, 2019 by District 19 Community Services Board
District 19 Community Services Board has an exciting new opportunity for outpatient psychiatry.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative and energetic board certified or eligible Psychiatrist to provide psychiatric services to adults, children, and adolescents in a public behavioral health setting. District 19 CSB is a multi-jurisdictional, community-based organization whose mission is to improve the quality and productivity of the lives of individuals who experience or are at risk of experiencing mental disabilities and/or substance use disorders. District 19 serves individuals in the localities of Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Emporia, Greensville, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex.
(Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed):
Successful candidate must have knowledge of principles, standards, practices and techniques related to psychiatry, psychiatric illness and wellness; of different diagnoses, participating on multi-disciplinary teams, substance use assessment and interventions and how they impact treatment of persons with serious behavioral health concerns; prescribing the latest in new psychotropic medication; skills in psychiatric diagnosis (via assessment & evaluation), treatment, ordering and interpreting labs, consultation and collaboration with other mental health professionals. Must have experience in psychiatry working with children, adolescents and adults with serious mental, emotional and/or behavioral disorders, including substance use and/or co-occurring disorders. Will work closely with Nurse Manager and will provide consultation and guidance for Primary Care Screening and Monitoring program. Basic computer skills are also required.
Position requires a current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Virginia as a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) and current board certification or board eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Must possess and maintain prescriptive authority in the Commonwealth of Virginia and active DEA registration. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. Valid VA Driver's License with acceptable motor vehicle record, pre-employment extensive criminal background check and drug screening. Work is performed under the general direction of the assigned program Director/Manager.
Preferred Qualifications/Other Relevant Job Information:
Prefer prior experience in community mental health setting. Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.
District 19 offers a generous benefit package including:
Virginia Retirement System, health insurance plans, paid holidays, annual and sick leave, and deferred compensation optional plan. Schedule will be Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 with some flexibility. Travel to satellite clinics required, with agency vehicle provided or mileage reimbursement for personal vehicle. Positions meet criteria for J-1Visa application.
A bilingual (English/Spanish) candidate is preferred. District 19 CSB is committed to developing a multi-cultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply.
Sign-on bonus of $2,000.00 to qualified applicant.. Restrictions apply.