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Psychiatrist in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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Midtown Mental Health at Eskenazi Health is the oldest and largest Community Mental Health center in Indiana and offers a variety of practice opportunities and settings. The Psychiatrist engages in patient care and clinical leadership in a professional and ethical manner, consistent with the goals and objectives of Midtown Mental Health and Eskenazi Health. Additional aspects may include research activities, contributing to the education of a variety of learners, and participating in administrative roles.



Directs clinical service activities

Diagnoses mental illness and addictions consistent with the most recent version of the DSM

Initiates and reviews the efficacy of ongoing treatment of patients, including medication, psychotherapies, laboratory monitoring, and treatment plans in accordance with organizational, state, and national standards of care

Determines necessity of care and level of care, which includes clinical risk management evaluations

Reviews and signs treatment plans, providing additional recommendations as necessary

Completes necessary medical documentation in a consistent and timely manner in accordance with organizational policies and procedures

Provides consultation

Performs medical screenings and evaluations of patients

Evaluates need for and orders seclusion and/or restraints

Provides documentation and/or testimony to legal entities to initiate, maintain, or determine the course of treatment for patients

Modifies treatment to ensure adequate care appropriate to the age and gender of patients, their cultural background, and other pertinent personal circumstances that may affect patient care

Makes appropriate referrals to clinical services needed for psychiatric treatment that are unavailable at Midtown or Eskenazi Health, and takes action to assist in facilitating these

Provides services at agreed upon clinics and locations; participates in overnight, weekend, and holiday call as assigned

Maintains service provisions standards as outlined by the CEO and CMO of Midtown Community Mental Health Center, the Chief of Psychiatric Services, and the CMO and CEO of Eskenazi Health

Maintains service level as outlined by the Midtown CMO

Collaborates with all areas of Eskenazi Health and service providers to optimize clinical outcomes

Complies with all regulatory directives

Participates in ongoing professional performance review discussions



Graduation from accredited medical school or school of osteopathic medicine

Completion of residency in psychiatry, with completion of fellowship in psychiatry subspecialty as appropriate

Ongoing CME activity necessary to maintain privileging, board certification and maintenance, and subspecialty status

Candidate must have Board Certification or be Board Eligible with intent to achieve certification within five years of employment

Indiana State Medical License in good standing, with associated CSR

DEA certification; X-DEA waiver if appropriate for clinical setting

Medicare, Medicaid, and NPI provider numbers