Psychiatrist - Reston, VA

Employer
Amen Clinics, Inc.
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities Assist in the development, promotion and delivery of the approved Amen Clinics Method to brain health. Evaluate and treat patients and families who come to the clinics using nutraceutical, pharmacological, neurophysiological and behavioral approaches that enhance the Amen Clinics method to treating psychiatric and brain illnesses and enhancing overall brain health. Incorporate clinical history and SPECT scan findings during patient. Management of large patient case load: completing timely reports, maintaining charts, addressing patient concerns, and ensure the privacy and proper handling of patient information in accordance with State and Federal regulation. Expected to remain current with brain imaging, psychiatric, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical technologiesCommitment to using evidence based non-prescription interventions correlated with research findings by the Amen Clinics, Inc. Treatment of patients with: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorders Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Psychotic disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Traumatic brain injury Obesity Medical issues/hormone imbalances Addictions Alzheimer's Disease Memory and learning issues Cognitive impairment Autism spectrum disorders Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Board certification in Adult and/or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry preferred, but not required. Trained in addiction and substance abuse. Familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of medications (as well as other interventions). Understanding of and, ideally, experience using brain imaging in clinical practice. Experience working in a for profit setting- in which being efficient, developing referrals to practice, doing good clinical work and establishing positive therapeutic relationships. Experience dealing with medical issues including hormone imbalance and deficiencies as well as understanding the role they play in contributing to and/or complicating mental illness. Experience treating patients with interventions other than psychotropic medications including psychotherapy and evidence-based nutraceuticals. Time management, organization and computer skills and ability to work independently and within a team are critical. Empathy, emotional stability, ability to relate well to others, good communications skills and above all genuine care and regard for the patient are required. Willingness to learn to use brain imaging in clinical practice. We will train you on the applications of brain SPECT imaging in psychiatry and how to utilize this data in patient evaluations. Dedication to helping individuals, families and systems (such as schools, businesses, and treatment facilities) reach their full potential by creating and developing "brain healthy" strategies and practices. Interacts frequently with patients, clinic personnel and outside referral sources personnel by telephone, correspondence and personal contact. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting for long period of time Frequent typing and viewing of computer screen Frequent use of hand and fingers with machines, such as computer, copier, fax machine, scanner and telephone Frequent hearing, listening and speaking by telephone and in person Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop or bend Work Environment: The work environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters white performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work indoors in temperature-controlled environment The noise level is usually moderate with occasional outbursts from patients during treatment 1

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