Physician Affiliate Group of New York ( PAGNY )

Psychiatrist - Psych ER moonlighting

US-NY-Bronx
ID
2017-2925
Type
Sessional
Department
Psychiatry
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

 

North Bronx Healthcare Network, is comprised of Jacobi Medical Center, a modern, state-of-the-art Level I Trauma and tertiary care center, and North Central Bronx Hospital, its sister primary-care-focused community hospital.  Both facilities are academic affiliates and teaching sites of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, located in attractive and safe residential Bronx neighborhoods - just 20 minutes north of Manhattan. 


We are currently accepting applications for a Psychiatric Emergency Room (CPEP) Attending Physician for occasional overnight and weekend coverage (per diem)


Our Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) is a state of the art emergency psychiatry service.  The CPEP provides a spectrum of multidisciplinary services designed to meet the needs of our diverse clientele in the most effective and least restrictive manner possible.  Our new 11,000 square-foot state of the art facility includes separate pediatric and adult waiting areas, patient interview rooms, a patient holding area, and six extended observation beds. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


 
 

Responsibilities

The Attending Psychiatrist is responsible for the provision of appropriate evidence-based psychiatric care to patients who present to the CPEP. 

Responsibilities:

-Supervision of nurses, social workers, physician’s assistants, students, and others participating in the care of patients
-Completion of comprehensive assessments and treatment plans
-Initiation of treatment for acute and chronic psychiatric and medical illnesses
-Coordination of disposition planning in conjunction with social work and PA staff
-Documentation of incidents in conjunction with other members of the treatment team
-Distribution of work among physicians and other treatment team members

Qualifications

Requirements:

-Eligible for medical licensure in the state of New York
-ABPN eligible or certified
-Ability to make sound and timely triage, treatment, and disposition decisions
-Ability to coordinate with multiple disciplines in the evaluation and care of patients
Preferred Qualifications: 
-ABPN certified
-Previous psychiatric ER or CPEP experience

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