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SENIOR PHYSICIAN (Psychiatrist) - 60074410

Brief Description of Job Duties:

Evaluates and manages mental disorders for persons served in and adult state mental health treatment institution. Plans individualized treatment based on diagnosis criteria. Conducts daily building treatment rounds and orders psychiatric intervention as required. Makes clinical recommendations including psychotropic reviews to improve patient functioning. Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary therapeutic team assigned to each patient. Participates in admission procedures by completing a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and documenting admission notes, admission orders and a preliminary treatment plan. Obtains patient/guardian consent for psychotropic treatment. Performs annual psychiatric summaries on assigned patients and approves clinical summaries to the courts. Provides educational information to patients on illness and treatment. Participates in legal proceeding involving persons served.

This occupation requires licensure as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, Florida Statute: or licensure as an osteopathic physician pursuant to Chapter 459, Florida Statute; or a current Public Health Certificate issued by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to Section 458. 316, Florida Statutes. Candidates must also possess a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license in good standing.

NFETC is a tobacco free environment. We hire only United States citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

Background Screening Requirement:

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment , and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F. S., and, if applicable Chapter 408, F. S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses and approved by the agency. Background screening shall include but not limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.



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