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Trinity Health Psychiatrist - Adult Outpatient in Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Attending Psychiatrist provides psychiatric patient care to patients in the adult out-patient program to whom she/he is assigned. Patient care responsibilities include new patient evaluations, psychotropic medication management, and collaboration with other clinicians involved in the patient's care, team conferences, communication with referring providers and planning and directing family involvement in the patient's care. This position also involves 20 hours of time commitment to the Brighton clinic, and 16 hours at the Hogback Clinic located in Ann Arbor, involving responsibilities as described above in an outpatient setting. The remaining 4 hours would be reserved for providing psychiatric consultation as needed to the Livingston Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Functions as an attending physician for patients in the adult out-patient program.

Maintains a caseload and patient schedule consistent with department standards and expectations.

Provides education and training to health professionals within the department and hospital-wide.

Understands legal issues that affect treatment, including but not limited to: reporting abuse and neglect issues if identified, duty to warn, recipient rights policies and procedures, alternative treatment orders (ATO's), and the commitment process for inpatient hospitalization.

Participates in supervision, case reviews and team meetings with a multi-disciplinary team.

Treats all patients, families, co-workers and visitors in a caring and respectful manner, being mindful of individual's differences, and culture and ethnic diversity.

Completes patient related documentation in accordance with department and hospital policy, in a timely manner, and with content that is focused on relevant issues.

Demonstrates complete understanding of, and compliance with, policies and procedures concerning the hospital and department operations.

Performs responsibilities in accordance with SJMH Service Excellence Standards.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professionals behavior.

Identifies and assists in resolution of problems related to safety, sanitation and maintenance of the environment.

Maintains confidentiality (hospital, employee, patient, etc.) consistent with department specific and hospital-wide policy, regulatory requirements and federal law.

Promotes a positive work environment by demonstrating teamwork.

Maintains a productivity rate in accordance with department and/or program policy.

Requires: Medical Degree from accredited University & MI state licensure


Job Number: 00107711

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Hospital Ann Arbor

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 40