Psychiatrist (part-time)
Job Details
Kalorama - Washington, DC
Part Time
Graduate Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services
Mary's Center is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within our organization and the communities we serve.  We embrace diversity of experiences, ideas, and individuals, and seek to bring diverse candidates to the table.
We are hiring a part-time Psychiatrist to join the supportive and dynamic behavioral health team at Mary's Center. The Psychiatrist is responsible for psychiatric evaluations, prescription, and management of psychotropic medication, monitoring and interpreting results of laboratory diagnostic tests, monitoring the side effects and interactions of medication, and providing education and direction to patients for medication self-administration. The psychiatrist also provides consultation to support and educate primary care providers as well as a large team of clinic therapists.
Psychiatrist must be Board Certified or Board Eligible. Benefits include a competitive salary; medical, dental, and vision insurance; retirement plan; five weeks paid leave; and paid CME/conference leave. Providers at Mary’s Center are also eligible for student loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.  The position would require approx 24-32 hours/week in the clinic.
The population served includes Washington DC Medicaid/Medicare population as well as the Latino immigrant population. Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred.
This position will report directly to the Behavioral Health Director of Clinical Services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities     
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • Evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric, emotional, or behavioral conditions including personality disorders, suicidality, psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, developmental disorders, sexual dysfunctions, attention deficit disorder, trauma- and stressor-related disorders, eating disorders, adjustment disorders, and others;
  • Establish a differential diagnosis and treatment plan;
  • Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatment or medications to treat mental health conditions;
  • Monitor medication side effects and medication interactions;
  • Order and interpret results of laboratory diagnostic testing;
  • Order and interpret psychological testing;
  • Provide psychoeducation to patients and/or relatives about diagnosis, prognosis, treatment indications, risks, benefits, and alternative treatment options;
  • Collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary team, including therapists and family support workers, including providing case consultation and participating in case reviews;
  • Provide services to a minimum of 1.5 participants per hour;
  • Provide consultation as needed to primary care providers on patients receiving medical care at Mary's Center;
  • Participate in Mary's Center Continuous Quality Improvement process;
  • Document all services provided to clients and collateral contacts (family, school, doctor, etc.) in eCW electronic medical record;
  • Perform other services determined as necessary by the Director of Clinical Services.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience – Must possess an M.D., or D.O. and be Board-Certified in Psychiatry or Board-Eligible. Candidate must have a current unrestricted license to practice in the District of Columbia. Experience practicing medicine in a community health clinic environment and/or experience in working with immigrant or low-income populations is desirable. Bilingual ability in Spanish and English strongly preferred.
Physical Demands – Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds. 
Work Environment – Mostly in a typical office and/or home setting with a quiet to moderate noise level.  May be exposed to extreme cold, heat, and humidity due to outside weather conditions. 
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