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Psychiatrist - Santa Clara

Company: Legacy Community Health Services
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

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 information.

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.
General Description:
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.
Essential Functions:
Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the Clinic.
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 educational purposes.
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.
Must be Medical Doctor, Board-certified (or Board-eligible and working toward certification) in Psychiatry with current Texas License.
Possess an interest in working with adult patients
Uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.
Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.
Must maintain good standing with professional licensing board.
Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.
Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community, and the general public.
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation,
Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Keywords: Legacy Community Health Services, Santa Clara , Psychiatrist - Santa Clara, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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