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Inpatient Psychiatry Opportunity - Battle Creek, MI

Company: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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Inpatient Psychiatry Opportunity - Battle Creek, MI
Battle Creek, MI has an exciting Inpatient Psychiatrist opportunity. Full-time employment available in Calhoun County. Board Certified Psychiatrist preferred (Board Eligible is required). The Fieldstone Center is a 25 bed adult inpatient unit. Candidate will work alongside other physicians and APP's. Occasional weekend coverage is available. Coverage could include M-F 8a-5p, some night call, consults and rounding.

About the Battle Creek & Kalamazoo Region
Located halfway between Chicago and Detroit, the area offers diverse cultural opportunities, affordable real estate, a major focus on education, and a variety of year-round family attractions, events, and festivals. Abundant natural resources, including easy access to Lake Michigan, make it the perfect choice for biking, boating and skiing. Our local area is home to several international companies including Stryker, Pfizer, Zoetis, and Kellogg.

Battle Creek offers the cultural and recreational amenities offered in urban settings with a modest cost of living and vitality that permeates education, arts, culture, and recreation. There is an impressive array of entertainment options that please music lovers, sports fans, and families. Numerous parks are connected via a linear trail to the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo rivers and provide opportunities for hiking, fishing, and canoeing, picnicking and other recreation.

Kalamazoo also offers diverse cultural opportunities, economic diversification and very affordable real estate. Public, private, and parochial schools are recognized for their academic excellence.

Physicians are responsible for diagnosing illnesses and prescribing as well as administering treatment for patients suffering from disease or illness. They also examine patients in addition to obtaining medical histories. Other job responsibilities include ordering, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests in addition to counseling patients regarding preventive healthcare, hygiene and diet. Employees providing direct patient care must demonstrate competencies specific to the population served.

Medical degree and 2 years of direct or intern experience required
Current Medical License in the state of Michigan
Current DEA and DPS Certificate of Registration
Must maintain all requirements for medical staff privileges
• Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
• Thorough knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment
• Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette
• Performs in a tactful and professional manner

Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and repetitive or small detailed work requiring alertness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personal computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time.
Involves considerable standing or walking, regular lifting of light-weight objects (i.e., 20 pounds or less) and assisting with heavier tasks such as assisting in lifting and moving patients. Minor straining or fatiguing positions must be assumed, and some fatiguing physical motions are required.
• Provides medical patient care by interviewing, examining and treating of clinical patients in order to meet their medical needs
• Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families
• Determines which referrals are required based on examination and patient needs
• Determines level of urgency of follow-up, referral/consultation appointments
• Exercises final medical judgment in all issues of health care
• Prescribes medical treatment and clinical drugs to patients
• Orders studies, test and ancillary services
• Documents all services in patient medical record
• Reviews on a regular basis long term cases that require ongoing medical attention
• Consults with Medical Director and other professionals on staff as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
• Participates in process improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the hospital or clinic requirements
• Oversees mid-level medical staff as assigned as well as nursing clinical staff
• Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients
• Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal guidelines and regulations
• Demonstrates commitment to providing outstanding customer service to all customers in a manner reflective of our mission, values and customer service standards.

Thank you for your consideration, Please let me know if you have interest in this opportunity and I will facilitate getting you additional information.

Kind Regards,

Jill Allen
Director of Recruiting


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