EMMA L. BOWEN COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER
Also known as
UPPER MANHATTAN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, INC.
The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking a Bilingual Staff Psychiatrist to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.
For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.
Description of Duties and Responsibilities: Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center (UMMHC), a comprehensive behavioral health clinic that has served Harlem and Washington Heights for over 30 years, is seeking a part-time psychiatrist for our newly funded Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) program. CCBHC is a transformative initiative, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this is designed to integrate health care services within our agency.
The psychiatrist will help build the CCBHC program by providing training and education to a multidisciplinary behavioral health treatment team as well as by contributing to the development of program policies and procedures. There is the opportunity to carry a small caseload. The candidate can work remotely or in our 145th Street, Amsterdam Avenue office in Manhattan on a full or partial basis.
Specifically, the psychiatrist will be responsible for:
Supervising a psychiatric nurse practitioner
Providing clinical education and training to the CCBHC team and agency staff
Contributing to the development of CCBHC policies, procedures and workflows
Reporting to the Incident Review Committee (IRC) on incidents and ensures team adheres to recommendations of the committee
Coordinating client care with other behavioral health care providers, chemical addiction specialists, case managers and primary and specialty care providers via (virtual) team meetings
Option to carry small caseload
Other responsibilities as determined by the program director
Qualifications for Position:
NY State licensed MD/DO, Board Certification in Psychiatry
Experience working with people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders and primary health care challenges
Must be certified to provide MAT or willing to obtain certification
Must be comfortable utilizing telemedicine platforms and video conferencing systems
Personal Qualities: Looking for a team player and strong communicator. This is an ideal position for someone who wants to build a new program.
Job Type: Part-time, 10-24 hours/week, days and times flexible, option to work remotely.