MHM Services, Inc.

  • Psychiatrist - Direct Care

    Job Locations US-PA-Torrance
    Posted Date 7 days ago(12/3/2018 4:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10069
  • Overview

    • PSYCHIATRIST OPPORTUNITY – Torrance State Hospital:

       

      COMPANY OVERVIEW:

       

      In the state of Pennsylvania, MHM Services proudly serves as the statewide mental health provider to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Philadelphia Prison System (6 county jails), and, the staffing provider to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania including all Pennsylvania state hospitals and other various branches of the Commonwealth. 

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      MHM Services, in collaboration with Crown Hills, has an immediate Psychiatrist opening located at the Torrance State Hospital to oversee one of the Civil Units.

    • POSITION OVERVIEW:

      • Hours per Week:  37.5 hours per week;
      • Work Schedule:  Enjoy a predictable work schedule including regular scheduled hours       8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, No On Call responsibilities / No required evening hours and No weekend rounds; 
      • Compensation:  Highly Competitive Hourly Pay Rate + Additional Incentives
      • Patient Population:  The patient population consists of adult civil and forensic psychiatric patients at least 18 years of age. 
        • Position Summary:  The Staff Psychiatrist is responsible for the care and treatment of mentally ill residents on a designated service area(s) and has professional responsibility for diagnosis, determination of treatment methods, and leadership in the implementation of treatment plans, and discharge planning.  The Staff Psychiatrist is a driving force for the treatment of the resident which includes medication regimens.  The Staff Psychiatrist will function as the Treatment Team Director and will be responsible for providing psychiatric leadership and direction to the Treatment Team and for providing quality psychiatric care to each individual resident.  Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level psychiatrist or other administrative supervisor for clinical and administrative issues and is reviewed for conformance to current, accepted psychiatric and medical principles and techniques through staff conferences, case reports, observation during performance, evaluation of results, and performance improvement activities.
    • Torrance State Hospital is a Medicare and Medicaid approved long-term psychiatric facility providing treatment for consumers with severe and persistent mental illness. Torrance is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Chestnut Ridge and located 50 miles east of Pittsburgh, just off Route 22. 

      Torrance State Hospital (TSH) provides inpatient services for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Torrance State Hospital is committed to provide all persons who have serious mental illness, including those with a co-occurring disorder, the opportunity for growth, recovery, and inclusion in their community. This is provided through evidence and promise-based psychiatric treatment and substance abuse services, access to the supports and services of their choice, so individuals may enjoy a quality of life that facilitates personal growth and achievement.

      The facility has capacity to serve up to 328 individuals for General Psychiatry.

       

      Treatment at Torrance State Hospital is directed by psychiatric leadership through the Treatment Team. The Treatment Team is a partnership with the individual receiving care and treatment, their family members, members of the Consumer and Family Advocacy Community, representatives from the County Offices of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, and members of the hospital's clinical, administrative, and support teams. This partnership of service enables and facilitates psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Individualized programs are tailored toward assisting the individual in returning to the community.

       

      Torrance State Hospital is committed to service in support of recovery.

     

     

    For more information about this or other location please contact Tory Anderson (In House Recruiter) at 717-296-1875 or email at tory@mhmcareers.com

     

    Qualifications

    1. Active Pennsylvania state medical license.
    2. Active DEA certificate.
    3. Completion of a psychiatric residency program meeting the requirements of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
    4. Documented Continuing Medical Education credits as required for current licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    5. Board eligible or Board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
    6. Basic Life Support certification.

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