Provide ongoing  psychiatric care and consumer evaluations in making determinations of appropriate diagnosis, medical necessity of services, and need for inpatient hospitalization to a full caseload of children and adolescents with severe and persistent mental illness in an efficient & effective manner, for the purpose of improving patient quality of life.   Participates in the development of medical policy and procedures. Provides outpatient coverage for other physicians.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to meet service goals
  • Lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • Licensed to practice medicine in Texas plus completion of residency approved by Accredidation Council on Graduate Medical Education  (ACGME) or equivalent
  • Graduated from an accredited medical school with Doctorate's degree in medicine (MD/DO) is required
  • Active DPS/DEA Board Certified or Board Eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Requires 2 years work experience in the field of psychiatrics
  • Prior experience as psychiatrist in outpatient and/or impatient setting

Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM (Monday - Friday)  Full or Part Time

Salary Range  ($175,000 - $200,000) Negotiable depending on license and experience

Location: 110 S 12th St. Waco, TX

Department: Main Center
This is a full time position

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