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Psychiatrist

Horizon Behavioral Health

This is a Full-time position in Lynchburg, VA posted May 14, 2022.

Hours: full-time (37.5 hours per week), full benefits with VRS retirement plan included, generous paid time offLocation: Lynchburg, VA 24501 competitive salary + benefitsPosition Summary:The Psychiatrist will provide psychiatric evaluations and medication management a behavioral health consumer population.

They will create a plan of care and treatment, collaborating with other programs and portfolios as needed to ensure effective and efficient service delivery to those receiving services.Required Education and Experience:Licensure as a Board Certified General Psychiatrist with minimum education as determined and required by the relevant licensing board.A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience providing psychiatric care to individuals with a mental health diagnosis.Board Certified General PsychiatristRelated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance an individual’s treatment and access to community resources; Knowledge of principlesand processes for providing customer and personal services.

This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction; Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature related to mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse; Knowledge of psychiatric/medical medications/treatments; Knowledge of database systems and software, as well as, the best practices for effective utilization.Ability to drive and must possess a valid driver’s license.

May be called upon to travel to any Horizon worksite; transport clients, provide services to locations.

Regular attendance at training and Horizon meetings may require travel to a variety of Horizon sites; Ability to participate in and successfully pass behavioral intervention training; includes both verbal de-escalation skills and physical skills techniques to be utilized with consumers as needed.About Horizon:Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the heart of Central Virginia surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Whether your passions be hiking on the vast Appalachian Trials, kayaking through the James River Blueways, or a Sunday drive along the world-famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Lynchburg VA offers small-town southern charm with an active culture of music festivals, outdoor activities, and performing arts that placed it at the top of the list by Reviews.Org as the 2019 best place for millennials to move.

Horizon is also the proud recipient of the 2016 Giving Back Award, Best Place to Work in 2018, Best of Lynchburg for Counseling Services for multiple consecutive years, and again most recently for 2021!We offer a generous benefits package that includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System; life, health, dental, and vision insurance; annual leave, sick leave and holidays.

Horizon participates in the NHSC, as well as PSLF educational loan forgiveness programs.

If you are interested in continuing your education, working at Horizon qualifies you to receive discounts at some local universities.To Apply Please visit our online career center at Horizon requires vaccination against COVID 19 with an FDA-approved or FDA-authorized vaccine as a condition of employment, or seek an approved exemption prior to start date.

Horizon Behavioral Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).