Posted Date: 5/4/2021
Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Mental Health
Employment Type: Full-Time
SUMMARY: Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Gathers, organizes, integrates, and disseminates data concerning patient’s family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from patient, relatives, and other sources
Assesses patient to determine general physical condition.
Orders laboratory and other diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.
Administers or prescribes treatment and medications as required.
Provides consultation to patients as requested by professional colleagues.
Reports performance issues regarding staff to appropriate department supervisor.
Determines nature and extent of mental disorder, and formulates treatment plan.
Treats or directs treatment of patient, utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications.
Completes all other duties as assigned.
Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.
Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.
Attends all mandatory meetings and programs. Remains up to date on all required education and certifications (i.e. ACLS, Mandatory Reporter)
Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony’s Safety Manual.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient, employee, and organizational information.
Provides compassionate, respectful care at all times.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) from an accredited medical school. Completed an approved residency in psychiatry.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, patients, families, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to effectively present information to management, the public and/or board of directors.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
License to practice medicine in the State of Iowa
Board eligibility or board certification in General Psychiatry recognized by ABMS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.