Active member of the medical staff providing Psychiatric and
Medical Care to Eating Disorder and Obesity patients.
Duties and Responsibilities of Staff Psychiatrist, MD:
Provides ongoing clinical services and medication
management to patients in all levels of care: medical and
Provides crisis interventions and manages all
emergency information in a prompt, precise, and professional
manner, giving appropriate guidance to patients, families
Completes psychiatric admissions or discharge
summaries within 24 hours.
Reviews and completes medical updates for individual
treatment plans while coordinating with treatment teams.
Meets individually with families and facilitates
ongoing communication about patient care.
Reviews patient medical information to ensure medical
stability and to offer treatment recommendations.
Ensures the physical health and care of patients is
held to the highest standards.
Works with area medical schools to train and
supervise psychiatric residents.
Demonstrates professional conduct, concern, respect,
and compassion toward all patients, families, co-workers and
the public as a representative of MP and WWP.
Attends and participates in staff meetings/trainings.
Maintains faculty appointments as appropriate to
Accurately fills out billing and time sheets and
turns them in to the appropriate department.
Participates in a physician on call list as assigned.
Maintains all professional licensing, continuing
education credits, and certifications.
Assumes responsibility for own professional growth
and development by maintaining professional competence
through participation in staff development and other
Covers for other Psychiatrists on sick days,
vacations, and conferences.
All other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Current Licensure as a MD Psychiatrist
in the state of Missouri in good standing.
Board Certified in Psychiatry.
Current DEA/BNDD licensing.
Significant clinical experience in
mental health facilities.
Significant experience working with
Eating Disorder and Obesity patients.
Excellent verbal and written
Crisis intervention and problem solving
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse