The Chinatown Service Center (CSC) is a nonprofit organization that provides multilingual health and social services, employment training and counseling in the Greater Los Angeles area. For further information on CSC, Visit our web site at http://www.cscla.org
Summary of Duties:
Under the direct supervision of the behavioral health director, the psychiatrist is responsible for providing medical and psychosocial evaluation, developing and implementing treatment plans, including prescription of psychotropic medications, monitoring and evaluating treatment results of assigned client.
Evaluates clients by interviewing client, family, and other persons, conducting physical examinations, observing behaviors, reviewing medical history and related documents; selecting, administering, and interpreting psychological tests; ordering laboratory tests and evaluating results.
Develops treatment plans by determining nature and extent of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and behavioral disorders; establishing treatment goals and methodologies.
Treats patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications; discussing progress towards goals with clients; providing instructions; monitoring effect of medications.
Maintain interdisciplinary treatment by reviewing treatment plans and progress; consulting and collaborating with primary care physicians, mental health therapists, nurses, and other health care providers.
Complies with agency productivity standards and maintains an appropriate caseload to reach the weekly expectation of client contact and budgeted hours.
Continually assess the needs and symptoms of clients and families formulating psychosocial diagnosis, gathering history, and determining the most appropriate method(s) of providing treatment/evidence based practice.
Maintain a client file to level of requirements mandated in agency policy and completes documentation in a timely manner.
Display sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic needs of the clients and families served.
Maintain professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stake holders at all times.
Meet Agency requirements regarding billing for reimbursable services; consistently provide services in keeping with all programmatic and contractual requirements.
Attend and actively participate in staff meetings to provide input towards program development and staff training.
Review and maintain audit ready standards and peer audit.
Required CA Medical License in Good standing, CA DEA, Board Certified. Must maintain licensure as a condition of employment.
Experience working with dual diagnosed/co-occurring patients with both a substance use disorder and a mental illness.
Knowledge of principles and techniques of social, cultural, and intergenerational dynamics of Asian immigrants and refugees.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and maintain an insurable driving record.
Available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to pass health, fingerprint, and DMV clearance.
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Chinatown Service Center is a nondiscrimination equal opportunity employer.
Reasonable Accommodations are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.