Child / Adolescent Psychiatrist / 2nd year Fellow or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Hathaway-Sycamores CFS
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Post Date: Oct 26, 2021
Job Type: Per Diem/Contract/Other
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Location: US - California - Pacoima
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Company: Sycamores, one of the largest, nonprofit, private children’s mental health and welfare agencies in Los Angeles County, provides a comprehensive continuum of services to over 8,000 children and families annually through a network of facilities stretching across the greater Los Angeles area including the San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, and the Antelope Valley.
Job Description: Primary duties include conducting psychiatric examinations and evaluations, making psychiatric diagnosis, applying psychiatric treatment, and providing medical supervision and medication management at a wide variety of mental health clinics. Actively participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team for treatment planning and ongoing care. Perform utilization review, medication monitoring and quality assurance activities. Provide education regarding medication-related issues to family members and caretakers, as indicated. May communicate with juvenile courts regarding medication and treatment planning.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited medical school and satisfactory completion of a psychiatric residency program approved by the AMA or the American Osteopathic Association. Must be a Board-Certified Psychiatrist or board eligible. Must possess current California MD License, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner CA license, DEA registration, and NPI number confirmation. Must maintain a minimum of $1,000,000.00/$3,000,000 of professional liability insurance. Knowledge of newer medications preferred. Ability and comfortable with use of technology is required. Bilingual/Bi-cultural Spanish speaking is desired but not required. Comfortable providing psychiatric services to youth ages 11-18 in a short-term residential treatment and or ages 5-25 in a community-based clinic setting.
Days: Variable, Hathaway-Sycamores has psychiatrists working from one day a week to five days a week.
Practice Setting: Residential Programs-Altadena, California and community-based clinics across Los Angeles County. In person as well as Tele-Health providers will be considered.

All candidates who are presented with a conditional offer of employment must satisfy a pre-employment background check, drug and health screen.
Hathaway-Sycamores is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Further, Hathaway-Sycamores is a Fair Chance employer and complies with California Government Code Section 12952, Employment Discrimination: Conviction History.

Due to the direct contact we have with vulnerable populations, services we perform in the community, relevant CDPH orders, and CDC guidance, Sycamores mandates COVID-19 vaccinations. Accordingly, employees are required to (i) have a COVID- 19 vaccine which is authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration or the World Health Organization by the first day of work OR (ii) obtain a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief

All offers of employment are conditioned on satisfying one of above. No inquiries of vaccination status will be made until after a conditional offer of employment has been extended. Sycamores prohibits discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic, including disability, perceived disability, or religion. Sycamores will not retaliate against any employee or candidate for requesting a reasonable accommodation.

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