About the Job
Assumes responsibility for the clinical management of patients in the Admitting Department (formerly Emergency Psychiatric Services) and on all inpatient services (BayRidge 1, 2 and IAU) after 5:30 pm or for any clinical issues that require in-person evaluation and treatment if the patients' attendings are no longer onsite.
Performs admissions, consisting of entering admission orders (including initiating psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions at the time of admission) and generating an admission note in a timely fashion. Also aids in the management of patients she/he admits until they are seen by their treatment team (which may be the next day).
Hours are Tuesdays 230p to 630p and Thursdays and Fridays 10:30a - 6:30pm
Works collaboratively and collegially with Admitting Department clinicians and counselors.