Psychiatrist

  • Berrien Mental Health Authority
  • 1485 M-139 Benton Harbor Michigan 49022 United States
  • Posted: Jun 10, 2016
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

Position Summary
Responsible for diagnosing and treating individuals with mental health and substance use disorders and intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Conducts assessments, develops treatment plan utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications.  Provides education on medication, wellness and health issues to consumers, providers, family members and staff. Applies culturally competent  recovery based practices, trauma informed culture of safety to aid individuals in their recovery process and person centered planning as a shared decision making process with the individual, who defines their own life goals and is assisted in developing a unique path toward reaching the goals.

Education
Doctorate Degree from an accredited medical program and residency in psychiatry.

Experience
One or more year's experience working with individuals with mental illness, substance use, intellectual or developmental disabilities.  Must possess excellent computer, communication, organization, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Licensure
Licensed by the Michigan Department of Commerce or Professional Regulation as a physician and is board certified in psychiatry or board eligible within three years.