Part-time Psychiatrist

General Statement of Duties

Provide leadership of the treatment team in evaluating, planning and delivering a comprehensive recovery program for the residents and their families.  Provide psychiatric evaluations, consultation, interdisciplinary team clinical leadership and medication management as needed.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Psychiatric evaluations, medication management and treatment planning
  2. Multi-disciplinary treatment team clinical leadership
  3. Ensuring compliance by treatment team of adherence to best practices and State and Federal Regulations.
  4. review of medical records and consultation with clients,
  5. performing physical examinations,
  6. performing psychiatric evaluations,
  7. ordering any required laboratory tests,
  8. verifying prior medical history,
  9. determining appropriate medical care in either the MCCA Residential DetoxificationProgram, the MAT programs, or making a referral elsewhere for such.
  10. Prescribing medication as deemed appropriate.
  11. Performing follow-up monitoring of client medical conditions while in the relevant detox program.
  12. documenting findings in the medical record.
  13. Receive and follow-up regarding on calls from RNs and other pertinent Detox/Residential Program Personnel.
  14. Providing supervision and oversight for any PA or APRN working within the Detox Program.

Supervision Exercised:
Oversees the clinical deliver of services

Supervision Received: 
This position administratively reports to the Chief Medical Officer.

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Mutually agreed performance standards associated with above-referenced responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Training & Credentials:

  • MD Degree
  • Licensed to practice in the State of CT
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry
  • Board Certification in adolescent Psychiatry a plus
  • Must be familiar with the medication complications in treating substance abuse, co-occurring disordered and mentally ill clients

Interested qualified candidates should submit letter of intent and resume to Human Resource:

Fax 203-748-2604 or click here to email your resume.

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MCCA Is An Equal Opportunity Employer