Psychiatrist-Part Time-ACT, Brooklyn
Postgraduate Center for Mental Health - New York, NY

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Engages in a variety of clinical services and serves as a medical/psychiatric consultant to the Act Team. Sees clients in their residences and/or the offices of the ACT Team.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide medical consultation to a multi-disciplinary staff.
  • Provide direct service including responding to crisis situations, including suicidal/homicidal intent, profound deterioration, etc.
  • Provide staff consultations, psychiatric evaluations and medication visits.
  • Participates in disposition meeting(s) as needed for therapeutic consideration of treatment plans (assessment of client’s condition, mental status, assets and limitations, diagnosis and treatment recommendations, and review of medications.
  • Signs off on documents requiring psychiatric review including comprehensive treatment plans, quarterly reviews, insurance forms when indicated, etc.
  • Evaluates need for psychotropic medication for clinic clients; prescribes medications as needed, educates clients and relatives about these medications and their effects, reviews and adjusts dose level as needed, and documents all medications in client’s charts.
  • Provides monthly reports to ACT Team Director.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by management.

  • Must have a commitment to understanding patients in the context of their socio-cultural experience and to psychodynamic treatment.
  • Leadership ability in providing psychiatric services to a diverse population of adult clients/families and providing psychiatric consultation to a multi-discipline staff.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all clinical and administrative staff, other professional staff and agencies, clients and families.

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