Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) was founded in February 1994 as a non-profit entity for the purpose of providing mental health and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in Southern California Los Angeles. Our mission continues to be just that, as well as providing quality mental health and social services to vulnerable populations in the South Los Angeles area. These populations consist of mentally ill, homeless mentally ill, multi-diagnosed individuals with substance abuse disorders, and those who have interfaced with the criminal justice system. By providing culturally relevant and sensitive services that are designed to improve the quality of their lives, SCHARP will have a significant impact on the neediest residents of this community. Position Summary:
We are seeking a full-time psychiatrist (at least 32 hours per week), to provide medication evaluation, support, and management to patients within our programs.Essential Duties:
- Practice psychiatry in a community mental health services system.
- Assess and treat patients with wide array of behavioral mental health issues
- Formulate, evaluation and implement treatment plans
- Diagnose, treat and prescribe medication.
- Provide consultation to other behavioral/mental health staff
- Maintains current, clear and concise client records, correspondence and reports.
- Establishes, supports, and maintains effective working relationships with staff and other members of the treatment team.
- Understands and maintains the best interest for the client
- Participates in ongoing training and in-services.
- Complies with all applicable HIPAA laws, by maintaining confidentiality of patients.
- Responsible for 80% of billable time.
Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP's) policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal laws. All positions are open to men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. SCHARP will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants.
- Valid Medical License to practice in the State of California
- Board-certified in Psychiatry or Board Eligible.
- Child and adolescent population experience a plus.
- Empathetic, and supportive of our population.
- The ability to work well within the treatment team is essential.
- Computer literate (EHR: Clinivate)