Under Administrative direction, plans, organizes, coordinates and directs assigned professional medical services activity of Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc. under the supervision of the Director of Medical Services. The Department Head for this position is the Director of Medical Services. This position is immediately supervised by the Medical Director
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program and possess valid Oklahoma licensure as a Physician’s Assistant. Have at least two (2) years experience in treating patients with psychiatric disorders.
An expectation of core competencies in relation to individuals with co-occurring disorders.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Have a broad knowledge of psychopharmacology.
Be able to perform psychiatric evaluations and mental health status examinations.
Be able to assess patient’s physical conditions and make appropriate referrals for medical treatment.
Have a working knowledge of disorders as outlined in DSM-IV (and subsequent additions/revisions) and the diagnosing and treating of such.
Have a general knowledge of the community mental health system and awareness of local referral sources.