New Mexico Physician Assistant Behavioral Health Psych Clinic Job Req 93097

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The team at this Mental Health clinic in the Albuquerque area provides high quality psychiatric and mental health services to meet the needs of their patients. Consider joining them as the Physician Assistant that brings their skills, education and experience to diagnose, treat, and manage the care of those who come to them for behavioral health and addiction services. This is a full time position with the opportunity for flexible hours. PLEASE NOTE: New PA grads will be considered for this position with New Mexico License only

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant in Psychiatry and Mental Health Job:
Interview patients and assess their complaints and issues
Screen patients to rule out physical illness
Diagnose patient conditions through examination and evaluation
Provide appropriate counseling and therapies for the patient
Prescribe medications based on laboratory results, diagnostic studies, therapeutic measures, and followup care
Track patient progress and collaborate with physicians and other healthcare providers regarding plans of care and treatment
Provide mental health education and ongoing support and followup care for patients and their families

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant in Psychiatry and Mental Health Job:
Current PA license in the State of New Mexico
Current national Physician Assistant certification
Active DEA registration
Bilingual Spanish/English, preferred

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Physician Assistant in Psychiatry and Mental Health Job:
Graduate of a Master's level accredited educational program for Physician Assistants

Hospital/Clinic Description

This mental health services outpatient clinic prides itself on providing high quality mental health care in a trustful and respectful environment. Their team provides psychiatric evaluation for adult and geriatric patients, medication management, psychotherapy, and dementia screening.
For more information, please contact Sharla Jepkes, Candidate Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at sharla@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements for the Physician Assistant in Psychiatry and Mental Health Job:
Physician Assistant Psych/Mental Health experience not required. New PA grads will be considered for this position.

Skills

adult; outpatient; Physician Assistant; Psych

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