Clinical Psychologist

  • Public Alliance
  • Fort Stewart, GA, USA
  • Dec 07, 2018
Full time Clinical Psychologist

Job Description

Psychologist Physician: Description: Scope of services include, but are not limited to; - Providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, examining, diagnosing and treating diseases affecting mental health including the brain, nervous system, substance abuse of drugs or chemicals and personality disturbances. - Specializing in treating mental illness using the biomedical approach to mental disorders, including psychotherapies. - Providing treatment services in any capacity including, but not limited to, assessment, medication management and disposition of psychiatric patients including making arrangements for hospitalization if needed. - Providing routine, intensive, complex and emergency intakes and extended evaluations for a variety of emotional, psychological, and behavioral disorders. - Providing continuing follow-up care for chronic patients with acute disorders and complications of these disorders, such as psychosis, organic brain syndrome, substance abuse/addictions, etc. - Perform initial patient work-up to assess patient care and/or treatment. - Discriminate between abnormal and normal findings to recognize early stages of physical, emotional, and/or mental problems. - Completes required records (both paper and electronic) pertaining to all medical services provided in accordance with specified procedures and regulations. - Exercises independent judgment with full responsibility for professional diagnosis, treatment, referral and disposition of patients, IAW Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards. - Ensures the highest standards of professional practice and ethics are maintained. - Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and quality assurance activities as assigned. - Work is subject to rotating shifts and/or irregular tour of duty to include weekends, nights, and/or holidays, depending on area of assignment.

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