Psychiatrist

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Location
Galveston/Brazoria County

Credentials
Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy; certification of completion of residency in psychiatry. Current, active license to practice medicine in Texas as issued by the Texas Medical Board; current, active controlled substance registration certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration; unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third party payers.  Experience with a diverse population in a community and/or inpatient setting that includes work with individuals diagnosed with severe & persistence mental illness, serious emotional disturbances and co-occurring substance use disorders. Board Certification in Psychiatry with experience in outpatient community mental health service delivery is preferred. 

Duties
Responsible for the provision of community-based behavioral health services to adult population in Galveston/Brazoria County to include psychiatric evaluations, mental status exams & pharmacological management services. Works collaboratively with members of the Gulf Coast Center treatment team to ensure safe & effective delivery of individualized behavioral health services.  Participation in the on-call, after hours schedule for the Center's contracted 10-bed Crisis Respite facility to include coordination with identified clinicians for admission authorization.