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MD/DO - Psychiatrist
Ref No.: 15-00574
Category: Physicians
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Start Date: 07/24/2015
MD/DO - Psychiatrist
One of the oldest, most historic areas in the USA

The Community - Boston, MA
Boston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston. Upon American independence from Great Britain, the city continued to be an important port and manufacturing hub, as well as a center for education and culture. Through land reclamation and municipal annexation, Boston has expanded beyond the original peninsula. Its rich history helps attract many tourists, with Faneuil Hall alone attracting over 20 million visitors per year. Boston's many firsts include the United States' first public school, Boston Latin School (1635), and first subway system (1897).

The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education and medicine, and the city is considered to be a world leader in innovation for a variety of reasons. Boston's economic base also includes finance, professional and business services, and government activities. The city has one of the highest costs of living in the United States, though it remains high on world livability rankings.

The City of Boston hosts over 12 million annual visitors from across the country and around the globe. This vibrant, thriving city is renowned for its cultural facilities, world-class educational institutions, champion sports franchises, as well as its place at the very forefront of American history. Tourism is one of New England's largest industries; as the region's social and commercial "hub ", Boston is willing to accommodate and entertain you as few other cities can.

Overview
Behavioral Health is evolving and Geriatric Psychiatry is one of the fastest growing sectors. The aging baby boomer population and changes in how behavioral health services are provided to the adult and geriatric community makes this sector one of the best to be associated with. A progressive leader in the industry that partners with committed psychiatrists that own a passion for what they do. Exceptional compensation, benefits and growth potential are certainly there. Just as importantly, though, it is the professional respect and appreciation from a forward thinking CEO and management team that will get your attention.

Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Provide psychiatric consults to patients referred by the attending physician at assigned facilities.
  • Prescribe and monitor medications; or make recommendations, depending on facility policy.
  • Collaborate with nurse practitioners and other clinicians as indicated.
  • May hold collaborative agreement or attestation agreement (depending on state regulations) with nurse practitioners in geographic area.
  • Work as a member of the interdisciplinary team assigned to the facility.
  • Participate in case reviews, consultations, and utilization review.
  • Be a resource for the primary care physicians.
  • Respond to urgent calls and facilitate admission to in-patient hospital units when necessary.
  • Attend medical staff meetings and provide in-service education at the facilities as appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate records on patients treated.
  • Maintain and submit accurate records for billing purposes on a daily basis.
Qualifications
  • M.D. or D.O. who has completed a residency in psychiatry or currently in a psychiatry residency.
  • Board certified or board eligible (within 3 years of completing residency).
  • Holds a valid permanent license in practicing state(s) in accordance with the regulations of that state or in the process of obtaining it.
  • State controlled substance license or in the process of obtaining it.
  • DEA Certificate or in the process of obtaining it.
  • Must be able to meet the credentialing requirements of the facilities assigned to.
  • Must be able to become credentialed with Medicare and Medicaid and other payers as necessary.
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