CORA Services
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Part Time

CORA Services is a non-profit agency located in Northeast Philadelphia. CORA's mission is to assist youth, children, and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges which impede their development and productivity. CORA provides this assistance throughout the greater Philadelphia area.

We are currently seeking a Child Psychiatrist to work in our Clinical Services division. The Child Psychiatrist is responsible for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients (ages 5-21) with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. The Child Psychiatrist conducts thorough psychiatric evaluations, develops treatment plans, prescribes medication, and evaluates treatment.

This is a guaranteed 16 hours/week minimum position. Hours can increase in relation to caseload.

Responsibilities include:

  • Uphold the mission, vision, and values of CORA Services, which includes creating an atmosphere of understanding and acceptance, valuing all individuals, and supporting the individual's potential for growth.
  • Evaluate patients by interviewing patient, family, and other persons; conducting physical examinations; observing behaviors; reviewing medical history and related documents; selecting, administering, and interpreting psychological tests; and ordering laboratory tests and evaluating results.
  • Develop treatment plans by determining nature and extent of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and behavioral disorders and establishing treatment goals and methodologies.
  • Treat patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications; discussing progress toward goals with patients; providing instructions; monitoring effect of medications; and supervising staff provision of services.
  • Collaborate with the Intensive Behavior Health Services (IBHS) team, physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder.
  • Adhere to Agency and regulatory entity guidelines concerning caseload requirements, service delivery, accountability, supervision and confidentiality.
  • Participate in all necessary Clinical Services Division functions and meetings.
  • Adhere to training requirements established by Agency or other regulatory entities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

CORA Services Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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