HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Psychiatrist III in Big Spring, Texas
Job/Position DescriptionWould you thrive in an environment where you learn and grow personally and professionally all while helping make a positive impact on peopleand#146;s lives? Do you appreciate being around others like yourself who are dependable, trustworthy, hard workers who believe in the value of each other, teamwork, and inclusivity? HSCS is dedicated to building a diverse community atmosphere where employees feel valued, supported, and accepted while providing specialized care for Texans in need. If providing hope and healing through compassionate, innovative, and individualized care interest you, we welcome your application for the position below. The Psychiatrist performs highly advanced psychiatric assessment work and reports directly to the State Hospital Medical Director. Work involves conducting psychiatric activities, monitoring trends, diagnosing, and treating State Hospital patients. Administers quality and appropriate specialized psychiatric treatments, assessments, and procedures as needed. Reviews and analyzes system data to ensure recovery plans are individualized and decisions are made in conjunction with the Recovery Team. Ensures that the recovery plans are implemented as designed by providing consultation or training as needed to direct care staff. Attends weekly/monthly meetings and leads/chairs discussions to inform and create buy-in to necessary changes and follows through on the implementation plans. Participates in committees of the State Hospital Governing Body and performance improvement activities. Participates in or directs, as requested, any other clinically related committee that is formed for the State Hospitals to recommend guidelines and standards of care in response to changes in research literature, regulatory environment, or public health as requested by the State Hospital Medical Director or State Hospitals Central Administration Chief of Medical Services. Plans, assigns, and guides the work of others in the process of the multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. May supervise others depending upon State Hospital structure. Performs other duties relative to the position. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be asked to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to complete psychiatric assessments of individuals and administers psychiatric treatments and medications within the State Hospital policies/procedures as deliberated with and agreed upon. Conducts all required performance improvement reviews with recovery team members as required by The Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Texas Administrative Code (TAC), and State Hospital System policies. Attends and participates in other meetings and committees as requested. Performs medication reviews and other audits in accordance with policy. Plans, assigns, and guides the work of others in the pro https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=568767 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.