Psychiatrist - Santa Clara
Company: Legacy Community Health Services
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Legacy Community Health is a premium, Federally Qualified Health
Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive care to community members
regardless of their ability to pay. Our goal is to treat the entire
patient while improving their overall wellness and quality of life,
in addition to providing free pregnancy tests, HIV/AIDS screening.
At Legacy, we empower patients to lead better lives by promoting
healthy behaviors and offering resources such as literacy classes,
family planning services, and nutrition and weight management
Our roots began in 1981 as the Montrose Clinic, with specialization
in HIV education, testing, and treatment. Since then, the agency
has expanded to 14 clinics in Houston, one in Baytown, two in
Beaumont, and one in Deer Park with extensive services that
include: Adult primary care, HIV/AIDS care, pediatrics, OB/GYN and
maternity, dental, vision and behavioral health. We also service
students within KIPP and YES Prep schools. Legacy is committed to
driving healthy change in our communities.
Provides a full range of psychiatric services to Legacy Community
Health FQHC clients with the aim of improving the mental health and
quality of life of the adult patients we serve.
Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the
Keep regularly scheduled hours as agreed upon in the Service
Agreement and actively see patients in the Clinic.
Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Chief
Medical Officer and the Director of Behavioral Health.
Develop and maintain clinical diagnostic and treatment protocols
for psychiatric treatment.
Be available by phone during regular Clinic hours should assistance
be required and outside of regular Clinic hours as scheduled.
Assist in review and development of patient educational material
before release to patients.
Supervision of health care students assigned to the Clinic for
Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.
Supervision of non-physician providers, including Licensed
Therapists, Neuropsychologists (re testing), and our Behavioral
Health Coordinators, with respect to psychiatric treatment.
Attend meetings as necessary.
Participates in the Performance Improvement Program
Other Duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS :
Must be Medical Doctor, Board-certified (or Board-eligible and
working toward certification) in Psychiatry with current Texas
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Possess an interest in working with adult patients
Uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing
Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain
Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.
Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all
Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community, and
the general public.
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable
Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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