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Staff Psychiatrist

  • County Of Sonoma
  • Santa Rosa, CA, USA
  • Jul 20, 2019

Job Description

Staff Psychiatrist Full Time/Part-Time

$14,693 - $17,860/Monthly

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California, a current Drug Enforcement Association (DEA) license, and certification of completion of a residency training program in psychiatry which is approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and which resulted in board eligibility. Experience in community mental health services systems, forensic psychiatry, and child psychiatry is highly desirable.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California may be required, depending on assignment, to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: the principles and methods of psychiatry and general medicine; individual and group psychotherapy and the use of medications in psychiatric and related conditions.

Knowledge of: current developments in the field of psychiatry especially as it relates to the practice in a public mental health model with a team approach and an emphasis on the philosophy of recovery, child psychiatry and forensic psychiatry; criminal justice organizations, clinic organizations, management, and procedures including legal testimony involving care, clinical record keeping, consultation, liaison with hospitals and private practitioners; the principles and applications of psychiatric social work, clinical psychology, and various rehabilitation therapies; psychiatric research methods and techniques.

Ability to: perform psychiatric diagnosis, treatment interpretations and recommendations; analyze clinical problems and take effective course of action; direct and coordinate the work of subordinate personnel; establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative, medical and non-medical staff, Correctional and Court staff, patients and the general public; speak and write effectively; prepare records and reports, and reports especially related to evaluation for the Court.




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