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Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Job Openings in Tennessee

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Job Openings in Tennessee

Job Title: Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Medical Director          

Supervisor: No

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Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Job Summary

The Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist specializes In the diagnoses and treatment of behavioral and mental health disorders for children and adolescents In a collaborative team environment.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Core Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate patients and evaluate conditions, disorders, or disabilities using a variety of methods and following current best practices, standards, and procedures.
  • Diagnose mental and affective conditions.
  • Develop treatment plan and determine necessary medication or other resources/treatment needed according to patient’s needs.
  • Educate guardians on supporting patient and collaborate/consult with other members of patient’s care team.
  • Document services provided In the electronic medical record (EMR) consistent with standards of practice, Internal policies of Athena Care, and HIPAA or other regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain appropriate licensure, supervision, and continuing education requirements In a manner consistent with standards of practice.
  • Maintains knowledge of current standards of care and research In the field; applies knowledge to Improve practice and provision of care.
  • Adheres to appropriate practice guidelines In provision of care.
  • Must be eligible to participate In commercial Insurance networks and Medicare.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Job Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience:
    • Medical degree and successful completion of residency and fellowship required.
  • Licenses/Certifications:
    • Current, valid medical license Issued by the state of TN required.
    • Current, valid DEA registration required.
    • Board certified or board eligible by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with subspecialty In child and adolescent psychiatry required.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and current treatment options/best practices.
    • Problem-solving
    • Collaboration
    • Verbal communication
    • Listening
    • Data entry skills
    • People skills
    • Informing
    • Customer focus
    • Attention to detail
    • Professionalism
    • Professional judgment

Physical Requirements

  • This is an office-type role with primarily sedentary job duties and limited reaching, pulling, pushing, or carrying.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each core job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary for an individual in this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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