Collaborative Care Psychiatrist - Telecommute

Albany, NY


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use virtual modalities to interface with PCPs, LCSWs, and occasionally patients
  • Provide regularly scheduled caseload consultations to LCSWs for specific patients and for trends across the patient caseload using a registry and EHR system
  • Recommend any treatment adjustments through the case review process or in ad hoc consultations, including medication recommendations and other interventions after consults to the LCSW
  • Advise on treatment for patients who may need more intensive or more specialized mental health care, supporting treatment in the medical setting until patients can be engaged in specialized care as appropriate
  • When needed (i.e. on rare occasion when seeing a patient), document patient progress and treatment recommendations in EHR and other required systems so as to be shared with other treating providers
  • Maintain professional cell phone and email accounts for contact during usual business hours. Check professional accounts daily and respond to email questions/consultations within two business days, sooner if urgent

Posted June 7, 2021