This is an advanced professional clinical position providing psychiatric services to Meridian’s target populations. This position requires that the psychiatrist work with patients and within a multi-disciplinary staff to provide patient care and oversee services provided by lesser credentialed clinical providers. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and reviewed through observation, peer review, conferences and reports.
Provides timely and appropriate psychiatric, substance abuse and/or medical evaluation for patients to determine treatment needs.
Provides medication management and ongoing care consistent with current practice standards.
Documents services in a timely, accurate manner, consistent with Center procedure and applicable standards.
Performs a sufficient volume of sufficient services to produce budgeted revenue.
Provide consultation and training to fellows, residents, students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other clinical staff, as needed.
Professional services may be provided in an outpatient, inpatient or residential treatment setting.
Complies with needed chart reviews, consultations and staffing required by Meridian policy or 3rd party standards.
Performs other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.
An M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school, with completion of a 4-year psychiatric residence in an approved program.
Must be Board Certified in Psychiatry or Board Eligible and possess license to practice medicine in the State of Florida.
Must have knowledge of community mental health programs, services and practices and practical experience in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric illnesses.
Must have the ability to document and review services within an electronic medical record.
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. provides a comprehensive array of mental health and substance abuse services that are available to children, adults and the elderly. The following provides a summary listing of the types of services made available by Meridian:Primary CareAdministrativeOutpatient Services Rehabilitation ServicesResidential Treatment ServicesSubstance Abuse Detoxification ServicesIntervention ServicesCase Management ServicesCrisis Stabilization ServicesMedical Outpatient ServicesWithin these broad program categories the Center operates many specialized services and programs that are targeted toward all age and diagnostic groups. The goal of the company is to make available a full range of care, which will insure that all patients have access to the level of service most appropriate for their presenting problem. It is always the goal of treatment planning to make available services in the least restrictive setting possible.Meridian is an EOE employer and drug free workplace