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Psychiatrist, ACT in Brooklyn at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Position Overview


The ACT teams Psychiatrist partners with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive mental health treatment to individuals who have a mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. Serving those whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic-based approaches, this innovative, recovery-oriented, ‘best practice’ intervention delivers treatment to people in their homes, shelters, parks and anywhere else they happen to be living, engaging them in a sustained relationship that leads to recovery. ACT Teams are a mobile interdisciplinary team of professionals (psychiatry, nursing, social work, rehabilitation).


Qualifications


  • Must be licensed as a physician by the New York State education department and certified by, or be eligible to be certified by, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.                  
  • Preference is given to those who have experience working on a multi-disciplinary mobile team
  • Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Proficient in MS Word/Excel.  Ability to research material via the internet.  
  • Bilingual in any language a plus not required. 
 
 
SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.
 
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays