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Psychiatrist (Part-Time)

Kennett Square, PA

La Comunidad Hispana


Katie Slauch-Boozer

[email protected]

610-444-7550 x235

Job Description:

La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) offers a comprehensive scope of healthcare, social services, outreach, and education programs to low-income, underserved families living and working in Southern Chester County.  As a Federally Qualified Health Center and Patient-Centered Medical Home, LCH provides fully integrated person-centered care in a bilingual and bicultural environment that encourages compliance and fosters improved patient outcomes.  Using a holistic approach to care, LCH changes lives by serving southern Chester County as the leading provider of integrated health and community services.

The part-time Psychiatrist will address the behavioral health needs of clients by conducting psychiatric evaluation of clients, prescribing, and managing psychotropic medications.  The Psychiatrist will coordinate with other behavioral health and primary medical providers and support care management within the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) integrated model. The candidate will be certified (waivered) in the treatment of drug addiction and will assess and assist with staff development related to behavioral health and addiction treatment.  The primary function of the Psychiatrist is to diagnose, prescribe medication, monitors medications side effects and participates in the treatment process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Uses current evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes and reduce complications.

  • Conducts mental health histories and assessments.

  • Formulates mental health treatment plan and manages acute and chronic mental health needs within Primary Care Mental Health model of care.

  • Provide treatment to clients with drug/opioid addiction.

  • Provide assessment and medication consultation for primary care and behavioral health providers for patients with complex behavioral health, developmental, or substance disorders.

  • Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.

  • Support the stabilization of patients discharged from behavioral health hospitalization back into primary care for follow-up and ongoing management.

  • Consult with medical providers on alternative or appropriate therapeutic drug regimens and other treatment strategies.

  • Attend required clinical meeting and conducting trainings based on staff need.

  • Document in accordance with all regulatory requirements made by licensing and third-party agencies.

  • Completes other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor that are consistent with the responsibilities of the position.


  • M.D. or D.O. degree.

  • Board Eligible or Board Certified Psychiatrist.

  • Must have and maintain a current Controlled Substances Registration Certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

  • Must have and maintain a current Physician License and Controlled Substance License from the State.

  • Holds current or eligible for Data 2000 waiver.

  • Computer skills. Experience with Excel and Word.

  • Proficiency in use of electronic medical record.

  • Current driver's license PA or DE.

  • Experience working at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) is preferred.


LCH is a culturally competent, bilingual, bicultural agency. Qualified members of the community are encouraged to apply.

05/30/2019 08/28/2019



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