As part of the health care team, the Staff Psychiatrist will take a lead role in the provision of behavioral health medication management and consultation services. The Staff Psychiatrist works closely with medical providers, psychologist(s), behavioral health counselors (LCSW’s), and care coordinators to meet the clinical and non-clinical health needs of UHC’s patients.
The Staff Psychiatrist will maintain a consultation patient panel, with services including but not limited to initial intake assessments, differential diagnosis, individual/group/family psychotherapies, and creation of patient care-coordination plans with multi-disciplinary team members. The Staff Psychiatrist maintains a unique role as a medical provider, bridging communications between primary care providers, referral sources, and the behavioral health clinicians in an effort to provide and measure behavioral health goals and services as related to the Patient-centered Medical Home (PCMH).
Works closely with the primary care provider and other members of the patient care team to: