Legacy Community Health

Child & Adolescent Psych

  • Houston, TX

30+ Days ago



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Legacy Community Health

Child & Adolescent Psych

LocationHouston, TX

1 day ago

Job Description

General description:

Provides a full range of psychiatric services to Legacy Community Health FQHC clients with the aim of improving the mental health and quality of life of the patients served.

Essential Functions:

·      Perform assessments and provide treatment to clients of the Clinic.

·      Keep regularly scheduled hours as agreed upon in the Service Agreement and actively see

patients in the Clinic.

·      Meet or exceed productivity requirements as set forth by the Chief Medical Officer and the

Director of Behavioral Health.

·      Develop and maintain clinical diagnostic and treatment protocols for psychiatric treatment.

·      Be available by phone during regular Clinic hours should assistance be required and outside

of regular Clinic hours as scheduled.

·      Assist in review and development of patient educational material before release to patients.

·      Supervision of health care students assigned to the Clinic for educational purposes.

·      Develop and maintain a program for clinical quality assurance.

·      Supervision of non-physician providers, including Licensed Therapists, Neuropsychologists (re

testing), and our Behavioral Health Coordinators, with respect to psychiatric treatment.

·      Attend meetings as necessary.

·      Participates in the Performance Improvement Program

·      Other Duties as assigned

Education & Training Requirements:

Must be Medical Doctor, Board-certified (or Board-eligible and working toward certification) in Psychiatry with current Texas License.

Work experience requirements:

·      Must uphold the Code of Ethics of their professional licensing entity.

·      Must complete the minimum hours of continuing education to maintain professional license.

·      Must maintain good standing with a professional licensing board.

·      Must demonstrate cultural competency and sensitivity to all populations served.

·      Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, community, and the general public.

·      Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable


·      Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.

·      Must pass a criminal background check.

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