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MD/DO - Psychiatrist
Ref No.: 15-00575
Category: Physicians
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Start Date: 07/24/2015
MD/DO - Psychiatrist
You may just find yourself falling in a big way for...

The Community - Lowell, MA
Lowell offers a unique blend of urban amenities and suburban convenience. Recently featured in Boston Magazine as one of the Top Spots to live in Massachusetts, the City was recognized for its affordability, arts community and public transportation. From inspiring galleries and eclectic shops to pro sports and international cuisine, Lowell has big city amenities without the big city price tag. From sun-drenched lofts to historic homes, Lowell has the right fit and perfect place to call home.

International dining, eclectic galleries, inspiring performances... you'll find it all in Lowell. A mecca of arts and entertainment, professional sports and dining for every palate and budget, there's always something new to explore. The cultural hub of the Merrimack Valley, Lowell is home to some of the region's leading venues and historic landmarks. The birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Lowell blends historic charm with urban energy, fueled by a jam-packed calendar of events that attract visitors from New England and beyond.

So, why not come play? Stop by for dinner and a show, take a stroll along the Merrimack or window shop through the City's historic Downtown. You may just find yourself falling for Lowell in a big way.

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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