The Desert AIDS Project is seeking a part-time psychiatrist to join our Behavioral Health Team at our outpatient facility in Palm Springs. The Team includes a psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, therapist and addiction counselors, who work as part of a larger group of medical, case-management, dental, and psychosocial providers to bring comprehensive services to our patients.
The psychiatrist will provide initial psychiatric assessments and ongoing mental health services to our patients, including the prescription and management of psychotropic medication. She/he will also provide consultation to other providers and staff.
Active California license
Current DEA number
Experience: At least 1 year of experience providing psychiatric care, including prescribing psychotropic medications, in an outpatient primary-care or mental health setting. Experience working with HIV+ individuals is desirable.
Expertise in the following areas:
Mental health diagnosis
Prescription of psychotropic medications
Work with a complex patient population, including those with comorbid medical conditions
Work with patients with co-existing substance use disorders
Work well as part of an interdisciplinary team, as well as outside agencies
Effectively and efficiently utilize an Electronic Medical Records system
The Desert AIDS Project is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a diverse workforce.
Desert AIDS Project - 8 months ago