Psychiatry Physician (On-Call)

Location: Hawthorne, NY
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Licensed physician for on call service, with hours of Monday through Thursday 5 PM until 9 AM the next morning, and Friday 5 PM through Monday morning 9 AM. This position is for our child residential programs at Hawthorne, NY and the Riverdale area of the Bronx, NY. Candidates must reside within a 30 minute drive of the programs’ locations at 226 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532 and 5050 Iselin Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471.5050 Iselin Avenue Candidates will be responsible for face-to- face evaluations of child and adolescent clients after they have been placed in an emergency safety intervention (ESI), also known as a therapeutic restraint, using a structured format. Physicians from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Required availability during on call schedule: Monday through Thursday 5 PM to 9 AM the next morning, and Friday starting at 5 PM and continuing until Monday morning 9 AM.  On call physicians are required to work during holidays if they occur during the on call period. If holidays occur during the week, the on call physician will be on call all 24 hours on weekday holidays.
  • Physician will be summoned if there has been an ESI of a child or adolescent.
  • Candidate will be responsible for coming to the program to evaluate the immediate physical and emotional well-being of client after the ESI has been initiated, to provide relevant feedback to staff, and to fill out state-required paperwork regarding the ESI. This process usually takes just under 1 hour.
  • Physician must reside within a 30 minute drive, including during rush hour, of the programs’ locations; this is required by statewide regulations (see Medicare/Medicaid guideline 483.358) and is non-negotiable. The addresses are 226 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532, and 5050 Iselin Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471.5050 Iselin Avenue Bronx, NY 10471
  • Each on call period lasts one week.
  • Candidates could work as little as once a month or potentially multiple times a month depending on preference. 
EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:
  • A Medical degree with a license to practice in the State of New York including up to date status
  • Physician must reside within a 30 minute drive of locations; this is required by statewide regulations and is non-negotiable
  • A current DEA registration for the prescribing of controlled substances.
  • Preference given to physicians with specialties in psychiatry, family medicine and pediatrics; but other specialties will also be considered.
  • Physicians will need to be trained and certified in therapeutic crisis intervention (TCI) and CPR.  TCI training is initially 3 days; a refresher occurs every 6 months. Physicians will be compensated for time spent in TCI training. CPR certification must also be up to date.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED/LANGUAGE PREFERENCE  :
Physicians from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Physicians with experience in psychiatry or pediatrics may be given preference.
COMPUTER SKILLS:
Ability to utilize computer programs like Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. Physicians are required to email notes from on call encounters within 24 hours to appropriate employees of the Jewish Board.
VISUAL AND MANUAL DEXIERITY:
  • The candidate should be able to read documents for analytical purposes such as computer information, software, computer graphic design programs, etc.
  • Limited applications of manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL EFFORT
  • The work environment involves no physical risk or hazardous conditions.
  • To perform the essential functions of this job, the candidate is routinely required to sit ( 90% of the time) and stand ( 10% of the time)
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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