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Outpatient Psychiatrist

Job ID REQ-2023-2709 Omaha, Nebraska

Provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment to our outpatient clientele. Helps individuals manage their mental health conditions and improve their overall well-being.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Conducts thorough psychiatric assessments to diagnose mental health conditions.

  • Formulatesaccurate treatment plans based on assessment findings and clinical judgment.

  • Schedules and conducts regular follow-up appointments to assess patient progress.

  • Modifies treatment plans as required to meet changing patient needs.

  • Prescribes and manages psychotropic medications as appropriate.

  • Monitors medication efficacy and side effects, making adjustments as needed.

  • Educates patients about their medications, potential side effects,risks and benefits.

  • Provides psychotherapy or counseling services as needed or collaborate with therapists and psychologists to offer comprehensive care.

  • Offers evidence-based therapeutic interventions, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT), and others.

  • Provides crisis intervention and emergency consultations as needed.

  • Assesses and manage acute psychiatric crises and coordinates higher levels of care when necessary.

  • Maintainsaccurate and up-to-date patient records, including assessment notes, treatment plans, progress notes, and other relevant documentation in compliance with healthcare regulations.

  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team, including psychologists, social workers, nurses, and support staff, to ensure holistic patient care.

  • Consults with other healthcare providers and specialists as needed for comorbid medical conditions.

  • Stays current with developments in the field of psychiatry by participating in continuing education, attending conferences, and reading research literature.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong diagnostic and clinical skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Empathy and a patient-centered approach to care.

  • Willingness to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.

​​REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school required.

  • Board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry required.

  • State medical license to practice psychiatry required.

  • Completion of a psychiatry residency program and child fellowship required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in outpatient psychiatry preferred.

  • Knowledge of electronic health record (EHR) systems preferred.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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