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Psychiatrist - Lakewood, CO - 925243

Lakewood, CO 80226
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    925243
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As a part of the OptumCare network, New West Physicians is looking for an experienced Board Certified Licensed Psychiatrist.New West Physicians, a premier medical group in Denver, has multiple out-patient Family Medicine and Internal Medicine offices in the Denver Metro area.Our goal as an organization is to transform healthcare nationally, while providing Physician-led care locally. Our distinctive culture and set of capabilities enable independent physicians to succeed in value-based models of care and fulfill the Quadruple Aim of high-quality, high-value services and outstanding patient and provider experience. Optum strives to be the partner of choice for patients, physicians, employers, health systems and health plans.

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Position Highlights

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  • Perform psychiatric evaluations for adult patients referred by their primary care provider.
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  • Assess, diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications as needed for adult primary care patients for behavioral health and psychological disorders.
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  • Provide direct clinicalservicesto patients in the form of psychosocial assessments, individual, family, and group treatment. Collaborates as a member of multi-disciplinary integrated team for the development and delivery of treatment plans.
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  • Provide direct clinical care to patients including crisis intervention, time limited individual therapy, family sessions and the prescriptions and monitoring of medication toward the safe and rapid stabilization, including hospitalization of indicated.
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  • Collaborate with and support primary care providers on the ongoing care of patients with mild to moderate behavioral health conditions who can safely and effectively be managed by the PCP/Advanced Practitioner (AP)
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  • Collaborate and communicate with primary care providers for the care of patients with moderate to complex behavioral health conditions. Accept warm handoffs to transition the patient into BH episode of care until stabilized.
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  • Support primary care providers in their ongoing care of patients with mild to moderate psychiatric disorders.
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  • Collaborate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the development and implemental of comprehensive, medical/psychiatric/substance abuse treatment plans.
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  • Provide crisis intervention and stabilization for patients presenting or calling to their primary care office at risk or in need of immediate care.
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  • Provide interventions with patients regarding health behavior change and adherence to medical plans.
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  • Work closely with case management to ensure follow up with patients (by telephone or in person) to determine what variables (e.g. social determinants of health, etc.) may be affecting patient's ability to attend appointments and/or comply with treatment.
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  • Facilitate appropriate patient referrals for chronic substance abuse, chronic mental health services, complex care management and other appropriate community resources.
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As an Employer of choice, we offer a full comprehensive range of benefits and attractive compensation package:

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  • Guaranteed Base and bonus potential
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  • Med/Den/Vis, STD, LTD, 401k with match
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  • Professional Liability
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  • PTO accrual
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  • CME Reimbursement
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  • Stock Purchase Option/Executive Savings Plan
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Required Qualifications:

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  • Active, unrestricted Physician Medical License to practice in the state of Colorado
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  • Board Certification in Psychiatry
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  • Prescribing authority or ability to obtain prior to employment
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  • DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment
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  • A minimum of 2 years experience in Behavioral Health working with adults and seniors
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The New West Physician Story:New West Physicians is a highly qualified group of board-certified Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Cardiologist, Endocrinologist, Gastroenterologist, Neurologist, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners who specialize in providing excellent care to patients. Since our inception in 1994, New West Physicians has grown to become one of the largest primary care group practices in the Denver Metro area.

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Our mission at New West Physicians is "to enhance the physical, mental and spiritual health of communities we serve through an integrated, primary-care owned and patient centered healthcare delivery system". Through that mission and our vision of providing excellent service, every patient, every time has propelled New West Physicians to the top of many national awards. In 2015 New West Physicians was named AMGA's Acclaim Award recipient, a recognition bestowed annually on a medical provider that is deemed a premier role model for other healthcare delivery organizations nationwide. New West Physicians is the only medical practice in the nation with fewer than 150 doctors to receive this special honor.

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Colorado Residents Only: The salaryfor Colorado residents is $234,300to $334,700.Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.The range and pay mix of base and bonus is variable based upon experience and metric achievement.

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Job keywords: Lakewood, Colorado, CO, Psychiatist, Physician

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Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-04

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