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Staff Psychiatrist
Company: Overton Brooks VA Medical Center
Location: Shreveport, LA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/25/2023
Expire Date: 12/17/2024
Job Categories: Medical
Job Description
Staff Psychiatrist
Major Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing mental health services for any eligible veteran requesting services.
Recording data from patient visits, including chief complaints, active problems, medications, physical findings and results of diagnostic tests.
Formulating assessment and plan according to accepted protocols, treatment plans or attending physician's treatment protocols, treatment plans or recommendations.
Prescribing medications according to formulary.
Ordering labs and non-invasive diagnostic and preventative screening tests as indicated.
Referring patients to other services of subspecialty clinics as indicated, including nutritional counseling.
Performing and recording history and physical examinations.
Counseling patients on smoking cessation.
Providing patient education of medical conditions, preventive measures and prescribed treatments.
Performing review of lab results and identifying abnormalities according to established guidelines.
Planning and guiding educational activities for residents, trainees, and other employees.
Participating in clinical research.
Performing BLS and calling codes when indicated and managing CPR efforts until code team arrives,
Other duties as assigned.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Melvin Redditt
Phone Number: 318-294-1351
Contact Email: melvin.redditt@va.gov
Website: ...
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