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Trinity Health Inpatient Attending (weekends) in Chelsea, Michigan

: The Attending Psychiatrist provides psychiatric patient care to patients on the Inpatient Behavioral Health unit. She/he also provides inpatient consultations to patients on other hospital units, as requested by the patient’s physician.

*Duties and Responsibilities: *

Functions as an attending physician for patients admitted to the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit. (admitting orders, manages medication, collaborates with nursing and therapists around patient care and discharge planning, may be involved with family meetings, communication with patient’s referring physician)

Must round on each patient, every day (Saturday and Sunday) and take overnight call on as assigned.

Provides psychiatric consultation to patients on other units within the hospital as requested by the patient’s attending physician and in compliance with Medical Staff policy.

Understands legal issues that affect treatment, including but not limited to: child custody, divorce laws, child/adult abuse, duty to warn, recipient rights policies and procedures, alternative treatment orders (ATO’s), and the commitment process for inpatient hospitalization.

Treats all patients, families, co-workers and visitors in a caring and respectful manner, being mindful of individual differences, and cultural 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, medical staff, hospital and department policies and procedures.

Performs responsibilities in accordance with CCH Service Excellence Standards.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional behavior.

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.


Job Number: 00135648

Location: Chelsea, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Chelsea Comm Hospital

Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 0