Psychiatrist (ROS756) in New York, NY at Volunteers of America Greater New York

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2019

Job Description

Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-GNY’s life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.

FUNCTION:

The Psychiatrist is responsible for the completion of mental health status reports necessary for placement of clients in hospitals, community-based programs and residential settings.  He/she may provide other assistance appropriate to his/her education and experience.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A license to practice medicine in the State of New York, board certification or eligibility in psychiatry and a minimum of five years of clinical experience.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Perform mental status reports on clients as needed.
2. Assist in the development of client-specific treatment plans, including prescriptions, as appropriate.
3. Serve as a consulting resource to other staff.
4. Conduct in-service training for clinical and direct care staff.
5. Perform other related duties as required.
 

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

1. All necessary psychiatric evaluations are performed in a timely fashion.
2. The psychiatric needs of the client population are adequately assessed and appropriate treatment plans are developed and implemented.
3. Staff is knowledgeable of and sensitive to the psychiatric needs of the client population.
4. Staff are appropriately trained.
5. Related duties are performed completely, accurately and on time.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.