Provides direct psychiatric care to assigned youth in Hillside’s PRTF and PHP programs – including admissions, ongoing psychiatric assessments, psychotropic medication management, and discharge planning.
Review referrals for appropriateness of admission to the residential program and partial hospitalization programs.
Participate in pre-admission interviews as indicated.
Complete admission intake assessments and orders on assigned patients.
Provide psychiatric care (including but not limited to prescription and management of psychotropic medications) and corresponding documentation to youth on assigned treatment units. Patient/unit assignments will be made by the Medical Director.
Provide weekly review of Medication Administration Records on assigned patients.
Provide clinical supervision/consultation to Treatment staff on assigned treatment units as needed.
Provide input for and/or participate in treatment planning meetings on assigned patients.
Participate in weekly rounds on assigned treatment units.
Attend Staffings (internal and ‘external’) as indicated on assigned cases.
Participate in the external review process as indicated – including participating in Physician to Physician reviews with funding and/or referral sources.
Provide ‘after-hours’ call coverage for psychiatric emergencies as assigned by the Medical Director – typically 7-10 days/ per month.
Provide psychiatric coverage (as assigned by the Medical Director) to patients enrolled in Hillside’s residential or PHP programs who are under the care of another psychiatrist when their psychiatrist is not available/on-leave.
Participate in Medical Rounds (typically monthly), Pharmacy and Therapeutic meeting (typically monthly), Psychiatry Staff meeting (typically monthly), and Emergency Safety Intervention Task Force meeting (typically monthly).
Participate in Hillside’s Peer Review process.
Participate in CARF preparation meetings and reviews.