1. Clinical Responsibilities
- Provide psychiatric assessment, evaluation, psychopharmacological follow-up, and monitoring of children’s treatment in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
- Back-up to psychiatric consultants and clinical staff as needed including emergency situations.
- On-call responsibilities via telephone as part of a rotation of psychiatric staff for after-hour emergencies.
- Provide consultation and training to clinical staff as needed.
- Participate in interdisciplinary teams.
- Complete documentation as required by agency practices and licensing requirements.
2. Administrative / Management Responsibilities
- Coordination and monitoring of psychiatric consultants, APRNs or medical assistant as needed.
- Continuous improvement and monitoring of implementation of psychiatric policies and procedures.
- Participate in the ongoing development of standards for clinical practice at the Village.
3. Professional Leadership Responsibilities
- Provides consultation to the President / CEO and COO on medical and psychiatric needs in systems of care.
- Liaison to the medical community.
- Liaison to the psychiatric community.
- Liaison to the academic community.
- Connecticut state professional license.
- Board certification in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
- Cultural competency to serve African American, Latino / Puerto Rican, and West Indian families.
- Experience in evaluation and treatment of children in the child welfare system.
- Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet applications. Possess solid general computer skills, including ability to work in a Windows XP environment. Familiarity with specific applications used by the Village a plus.
- Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position in a standard office environment, with or without reasonable accommodations, and the ability to interact with children and adolescents in a therapeutic environment/situation without risk of injury.
About The Program
Psychiatric Services provides consultation, evaluation, assessment of need for medication, and follow-up for children who are being served by a variety of Village programs. Services are provided by child and adolescent psychiatrists and APRNs (Advanced Practice Registered Nurses) who are on call 24/7.
About The Village
The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide homes for neglected children. Today, we continue to achieve our mission "to build a community of strong, healthy families who protect and nurture children" by providing a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance abuse treatment, and support services for children, families and adults in the Greater Hartford region.Our staff are energetic, enthusiastic, mission-driven and open to learning. If you’d like to grow your career in a diverse and supportive environment rich with learning opportunities, join us!
The Village offers a comprehensive flexible benefits package designed to aid in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents, including:
- Medical and Prescription Coverage
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with employer contribution of up to $1,000 per year
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Annual on-site flu clinics
- Employer paid Life and AD&D Insurance
- Employer paid Dependent Life Insurance
- Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employer Paid Business Travel Insurance
- 403(b) Plan with Employer Contribution and Match
Advancement in your Career
- Annual Professional License Reimbursement
- Clinical Supervision toward Licensure
- Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)
- Student Loan Forgiveness Program – National Health Service Corp (NHSC)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Employer paid and confidential counseling services
- Paid Holidays
- Paid time off; including 15 days of vacation, 12 days of sick and bereavement leave