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State of Ohio - Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare
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State of Ohio - Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare
Northfield, Ohio, United States (on-site)
8 days ago


Functions as unit psychiatrist providing care to assigned patients: Admits patients, completes psychiatric work-up (e.g., identifying data, chief complaints, history of present mental illness, past medical & psychiatric history, personal & social history, mental status, diagnostic impression, assets, estimated length of stay); provides psychotherapy, psychopharmacological therapy & other therapies in accordance with delineated clinical privileges; makes daily rounds; documents at least weekly patient contact & progress on interdisciplinary progress notes; responsible for development of patients’ individualized plan of treatment; heads Treatment Team; provides patient with or ensures patient receives Informed Consent on medications; requests second opinions, capacity assessments, etc. as necessary; consults with patient family members/significant others; confers with Case Managers, Mental Health Agency & community social workers & physicians for discharge planning or problems with patient; attends court hearings as required; completes discharge summaries in accordance with Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations; completes correspondence, forms, other requests for patient information (e.g., Medicare & Medicaid forms, letters to employers, letters of appeal to third-party payers, peer review systems, etc.); provides medical record documentation that meets Joint Commission & federal standards & requirements for Medicare reimbursement; assigned predominantly to inpatient site but may be required to work in community as directed by the Lead Chief Clinical Officer (CCO).

Reviews physical work-up of patients; screens physical work-ups provided by Medical Practitioner or Officer-of-the-Day; screens & initials laboratory finds, x-ray reports, etc.; makes referrals & consultation requests to facility’s Medical Clinic, external facilities (e.g., general hospital or outpatient site) for physical problems & complaints.

Provides coverage for Admission Office as assigned; completes initial psychiatric assessment & brief physical evaluation as clinically indicated or specified by the Clinical Director; provides alternate emergency coverage for absent physicians as requested.

Conducts & participates in facility meetings & activities; serves on hospital committees as assigned; attends meetings of Medical Staff, mandatory in-services training programs, Journal Clubs, Continuing Medical & Education programs, etc.; conducts & participates in peer review activities; conducts & participates in lectures & seminars in psychiatry or related fields for staff physicians, nurses, direct care staff & other facility personnel; performs other related duties as assigned by CCO or Lead CCO (e.g., supervision of residents & medical students).

In an emergency/crisis situation at assigned site, will remain on duty until situation is resolved & patient is stable.

May be required to work in community as directed by Lead CCO.

May be exposed to dangerous patients & infectious diseases.

May be required to travel.


Certificate to practice medicine per Section 4731.13 of Revised Code; satisfactory completion of residency training program in psychiatry, as approved by the residency review committee of the American Medical Association, the committee on post-graduate education of the American Osteopathic Association or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry or has been recognized as a psychiatrist by the Ohio State Medical Association or the Ohio Osteopathic Association on the basis of formal training & 5 or more yrs. of medical practice limited to psychiatry per Section 5122.01(E) of Revised Code.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70786731
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Northfield, Ohio, United States
  • Company Name For Job: State of Ohio - Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare
  • Position Title: Forensic Psychiatrist
  • Work Setting: Hospital/Health System,Inpatient
  • Position Type: Forensic Psychiatry,
    Adult Psychiatry,
    Inpatient Psychiatrist,
    Psychiatric Hospitalist
  • Job Type: Full-Time,Part-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: M.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
Healthcare / Health Services
Northfield , OH , US

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) oversees the wellness of more than 2.5 million Ohioans each year. OhioMHAS does this through funding and delivery of prevention, treatment and recovery support services. OhioMHAS provides services through six regional psychiatric hospitals located across the state. These hospitals provide short-term treatment to patients in both inpatient and community-supported environments. They also provide care to patients committed by the criminal court system. Staff...

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