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Psychiatrist - Psych ER Moonlighting

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health+ Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dedicated to providing high quality patient care to a diverse community, Lincoln Hospital is a NYS designated Level I Trauma and Stroke Center and has Centers of Excellence in all medical specialties including its awarding winning Cancer and Breast Centers.

Responsibilities

The Attending Psychiatrist is responsible for the provision of compassionate and evidenced-based direct care to patients in PES (Psychiatric Emergency Services) and for the supervision of residents, students, social workers, nurses and other team members involved in the clinical care of patients in PES. We are looking for sessionals (moonlighters) who are available to work overnight in 8 or 12 hour shifts overnight (12:30am to 8:30am OR 8:30pm to 8:30am). Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Completing comprehensive and ongoing mental health assessments, formulating treatment plans, initiating treatment, & managing psychiatric and medical issues of all patients
  • Providing sound judgment with regard to disposition planning
  • Conducting morning and evening rounds and providing clinical teaching
  • Overseeing patient flow issues, managing the whiteboard and assigning cases to be seen
  • Supervision of resident and student cases with feedback given on interview techniques, assessments, treatment plan and documentation
  • Management of inter-disciplinary team issues that affect clinical care of patients
  • Documenting incidents in conjunction with nursing

Evenings after 4:30pm. Overnights and Weekend Shifts: In addition to covering PES, attending psychiatrists are responsible for coverage of consults on other inpatient services, BEST team pages and inpatient coverage of 10C, a non-resident inpatient psychiatric unit. Hourly pay is $125 per hour.

Qualifications

  • ABPN Board Eligible or Board Certified Attending Psychiatrist
  • Proven ability to make sound and quick triage, treatment, and disposition decisions
  • Interest and experience in acute care mental health services
  • Good team-building skills and ability to interact with multiple disciplines

Preferred Qualifications

  • ABPN Board Certified Psychiatrist
  • Previous Emergency Psychiatry Attending experience desirable
  • Forensics and substance abuse specialized training is a plus

About Psychiatry Jobs

By being hired into one of our Psychiatry jobs at Physician Affiliate Group of NY, you’ll be a key member of the Physician Affiliate Group of NY team. Professionals in Psychiatry careers come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing an assortment of knowledge and skills to every area of our business. Please click on your desired Psychiatry job above to learn more about the exact qualifications. A job in Psychiatry at Physician Affiliate Group of NY may be waiting for you!

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