Opportunity: Psychiatrist
 Opportunity Details
Opportunity Type: Permanent - Full Time
Specialty: Psychiatry, General
Location:   Get Map Houston, TX, USA
Region: Southeast , Metro
Job Position Code: 255288  
Openings: 1
Last Updated: 6/28/2022 2:27:35 PM  
Locum Stop Date:    
J1/H1B Visa? Yes

 Offer Details
Income Details:

Salary Negotiable Based on Experience

Student Loan Forgiveness:

NHSC

Vacation: 16 Days PTO
CME: Up to 5 days and up to 2,500.00
Call Coverage: Rotating after-hours schedule
Other Benefits:

Excellent Benefits! This facility offers a progressive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Health, life, optical and dental insurance
  • 16 days PTO
  • 5 days & 2,500 annual allowance for CME
  • FTCA malpractice insurance
  • Retirement Pension

 Job Description

n Houston, Texas: Texas Association of Community Health Centers is seeking a full time primary care Board Certified Psychiatrist who is committed to delivering quality health services to patients who are medically underserved and committed to the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiative. The Psychiatrist is enthusiastic about providing team-based integrated services and is dedicated to innovation directed at improving patient health and staff satisfaction.

Job Description:

  • Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatment or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
  • Conducts psychiatric evaluations and follow-up visits to children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social or medical history obtained from patients, relatives, or other professionals.
  • Collaborate with psychotherapists, physicians, psychologists, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress as an integral part of the clinical team; Makes appropriate referrals for clients (within or outside of the agency).
  • Provide telepsychiatry services
  • Have a working knowledge of ICD 10, CPT, and HCPCS coding and managed care, and be available for training, as necessary.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with school staff and other providers as needed and may provide educational training for Hope Clinic staff.
 Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • MD or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Psychiatry Residency program and Board-Certified in Psychiatry; 2 years fellowship in Child & Adolescent psychiatry preferred.
  • Work experience as a psychiatrist.
  • Must possess a current unrestricted license and DEA in the State of Texas.
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart Association.
  • Annual continuing medical education as required by Board specialty.
  • In-depth knowledge of various psychotherapeutic methods.

 Client Overview

A private, non-profit community-based health center located in Southwest Houston. The clinic provides health care services to all regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. The clinic serves the uninsured, under insured, those with limited English proficiency, and the low- income. A unique characteristic of this clinic is their capacity to provide services in 30 different languages, including: Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Burmese, Arabic, and Spanish. The clinic is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

An established community health center that provides culturally competent and linguistically appropriate health care to low-income and uninsured patients in Houston.

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Community Overview

You could spend a lifetime in Houston and still not experience everything this city has to offer! From world-class museums and theaters to family-friendly entertainment, you'll find what you're looking for in Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States of America and the largest in the state of Texas. The city has a population of over 2 million people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. Houston is multicultural in part because of its many academic institutions and strong industries as well as being a major port city. Over 90 languages are spoken here. Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sector. Only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters.

Recreation: Houston is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District. There is a thriving visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District, offering year-round resident companies in all major performing arts and attracting many touring Broadway acts, concerts, shows and exhibitions. In addition, a 17-block area in the center of downtown is home to the Bayou Place entertainment complex, filled with restaurants, movies, plazas, and parks. If that's not enough, there's always the beach! Less than an hour's easy drive from Houston you'll find beautiful beaches that are great for running, swimming, surfing and more. 

Education: Seventeen school districts exist within the city of Houston. The Houston Independent School District (HISD) has 112 campuses that serve as magnet or vanguard schools—specializing in such disciplines as health professions, visual and performing arts, and the sciences. There are also many charter schools that are run separately from school districts. In addition, some public school districts also have their own charter schools. The Houston area encompasses more than 300 private schools, many of which are accredited by Texas Private School Accreditation Commission recognized agencies. The Houston Area Independent Schools offer education from a variety of different religious as well as secular viewpoints. The Houston area Catholic schools are operated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. There are four separate and distinct state universities in Houston: University of Houston, University of Houston–Clear Lake, University of Houston–Downtown, and Texas Southern University. In addition, there are several private institutions of higher learning, from smaller liberal arts colleges to Rice University, widely recognized as one of the top twenty universities in the nation. Three community college districts exist with campuses in and around Houston, as well, two of which are within the 10 largest institutions of higher learning in the United States. 

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 Contact Information
Contact: Marcia Falloure, Provider Services Specialist
Texas Association of Community Health Centers
5900 Southwest Parkway
Building 3
Austin, TX 78735
Email: mfalloure@tachc.org
Phone: (512) 329-5959
Fax: (512) 329-9189

 Practice Information
Number of physicians in group: 4
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