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Psychiatrist - Per Diem - Liberty Behavioral Associates - Jersey City NJ

Job Number: REQ34628-POS61906
Category: Behavioral and Mental Health
Jersey City, NJ

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals - Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children's hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children's Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state's largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.

Barnabas Health Medical Group is a multispecialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of RWJBarnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence.

Job Summary:

The Attending Physician is responsible for providing psychiatric services to patients on the Short Term Care Facility, Dual Diagnosis, Adult and Gero-psychiatric inpatient units as assigned by the Medical Director. The Attending Physician provides psychiatric services to other programs in the Behavioral Health Center when needed and participates in weekend call schedule.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to Attendance and Reliability Standards. Gives proper notification for absence or tardiness as per policy.
  • Conducts himself/herself in accordance with the ethical principles of the profession and with courtesy and respect towards patients, colleagues, and employees of the Behavioral Health Center.
  • Each individual accepting membership on the Medical Staff shall pledge that he/she will conduct his or her practice in accordance with the high ethical traditions and standards.
  • He/she will complete all necessary charting medical records and insurance requirements in a timely manner as requested for his/her patients; and this will be in conformity with the hospital bylaws.
  • He/she will direct and participate in team meetings and treatment planning.
  • He/she will maintain advance vacation schedule with the Medical Director.
  • He/she will perform the duties and job of the area served with responsibility and high ethical standards.
  • Knows, understands and abides by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules & Regulations and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees.
  • Maintains his/her physical and mental health such that he/she can properly fulfill his/her patient care responsibilities.
  • Maintains his/her professional qualifications through continuing medical education.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Medical Director.

Job Requirements:

  • Medical Degree
  • Board certification in Psychiatry preferred
  • Current New Jersey State Medical License
  • Current CDS and DEA License

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401 (k)
  • PTO
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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