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Physician - Psychiatry - Psychiatry - Adult Inpatient - Northwest Living

Company: MultiCare Health System
Location: Puyallup
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking for a great organization to grow your career? Do you thrive in an equitable and inclusive environment? Navos is currently seeking a talented Full-Time Psychiatrist to serve our Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Hospital. If you have strong clinical skills, a passion for community mental health, and challenging the status quo then read on...this could be your best job yet!

Position Summary:

Provides physical examinations, including review of history and systems assessment, psychosocial assessments and mental status examina--tions.
Participates as a member of interdisciplinary treatment team, providing expertise and clinical leadership in the development of treatment and discharge plans. Ensures quality and suitability of treatment and discharge planning.
Consults closely with psychiatrists, concerning psychiatric problems that may have medical complications.
Prescribes, monitors and evaluates results of medications used on the unit.
Orders and evaluates laboratory tests as required for medical care.
Provides educational supervision and support to treatment staff regarding diagnoses, treatment planning, use and abuse of medications, inpatient health maintenance and related issues. Conducts in-service training on these topics.
Attends rounds and treatment conferences as scheduled.
Responsible for providing safe, efficient and quality care to all of the clients
Supports a system-wide understanding of trauma prevalence, impact and trauma informed care.
Fosters healing, hopeful, honest and trusting relationships for consumers and employees; Values consumer voice, choice and self-advocacy.
Demonstrates a commitment to cultural competence.
Promotes a safe, calm and secure environment with supportive care and family-driven services that are trauma specific and promote recovery and wellness.
Other duties as assigned.
Follows organization infection control policies and procedures. At risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens.

Education, Experience, and Certification:

--- Completion of an APA-approved residency in psychiatry

--- MD degree with Board eligibility in psychiatry

--- Experience working in psychiatric settings with both acutely and chronically mentally ill adults preferred

--- Current, thorough, familiarity with psychotropic medications, their prescribing, administration, and appropriate monitoring, including the assessment and management of potential side effects

About Navos:

At Navos, we offer a healing home for children, young people and adults who are vulnerable to mental illness and substance use disorders. The Navos mission is to transform the quality of life for the people we serve by providing a broad spectrum of care. We believe that equity and inclusion are vital to living our values and achieving our mission.

Navos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

PandoLogic.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Psychiatrist

Keywords: MultiCare Health System, Seattle , Physician - Psychiatry - Psychiatry - Adult Inpatient - Northwest Living, Healthcare , Puyallup, Washington

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