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Psychiatrist
Category: Physician
Job Requisition: 18948
Department: Psychiatry - MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Facility: MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 8am-5pm with Occasional Night Hours
Hours per Week: See Job Summary
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
As a Psychiatrist, provide inpatient psychiatric care within the hospital setting, including admitting patients, performing psychiatric exams and evaluations, ordering and conducting tests, diagnosing, performing hospital rounds, and planning for discharge. Participate in call schedule. Facilitate coordination and development of a comprehensive and individual plan of care in collaboration with patient, family and multidisciplinary team. Prepare written prescription orders, medications and controlled substances under D.C. and federal rules, regulations and laws. Coordinate family education with nursing staff, ancillary staff and other resources. Follow all established HIMS policies for maintenance and signing of medical records. Submit timely and complete patient bills. Receive inpatient referrals from Primary Care Center and/or other departments. Maintain daily caseload of 10+ hospital inpatients. Contribute to the achievement of department goals and adhere to policies, procedures, quality, and safety standards. Comply with government and accreditation regulations. Job based at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. No travel required. Position requires shifts of 8am-5pm with occasional night shifts of 7pm-7am.

Qualifications:
  • Position requires MD degree or foreign equivalent, plus completion of three years of American Board of Psychiatry-recognized residency.
  • Valid D.C. medical license.
  • American Board certification in Psychiatry.
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MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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