Psychiatrist – Pittsburg, Kansas


ABOUT THE POSITION

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas (CHC/SEK) is currently seeking a Full-time Psychiatrist that is passionate about making an impact in underserved rural communities. The physician is responsible for delivering preventive, diagnostic, treatment, patient education and referral care rendered by CHC/SEK. This position is accountable for the delivery and quality of all services provided by the provider and any supervised mid-level providers (if applicable). Physician would support fully integrated medical, dental, behavioral health and addiction treatment services for high need population.

 

Positive work environment with a great support staff and a talented team of professionals to manage day-to-day operations allowing you to focus on patient care. All CHC/SEK Clinics are part of a health system with tremendous peer support. Support staff and services include: an extensive onboarding process, in-house IT, EHR support team (eClinicalWorks), medical assistants, medical scribes, RN/LPNs, billing specialists, continuing education management, credentialing, risk management team, in house general counsel, and more. If making a difference makes a difference to you - you belong at the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides positive impression, through words and tone, to patients, visitors, and employees presenting to the clinic areas.
  • Provides outpatient mental health services for patients including evaluating, testing diagnosis, and treatment of identified conditions.
  • Responsible to manage acute and chronic mental illness through care plans that are coordinated, when appropriate, with the patient’s primary care provider.
  • Responsible to make appropriate referrals to internal disciplines of CHC/SEK and/or external resources/agencies for additional services required.
  • Prescribes medications for patients for treatment of conditions, as indicated.
  • Provides clear written and oral communication to patients/guardians, and employees.
  • Ability to weigh the relative cost and benefits of a potential action.
  • Assures that the medical/clinical policies as related to mental health services of CHC/SEK are current and accurate

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Full licensure to practice medicine in the State of Kansas and Board Certified in appropriate specialty.
  • Graduation from accredited medical school and completion of medically recognized residency program.
  • A strong community/public health orientation preferred.
  • Commitment to serving the underserved.