The following is indicative of the level and types of activities performed by incumbents in this title. It is not meant to be all inclusive and does not preclude a supervisor from assigning activities not listed which could reasonably be expected to be performed by an employee in this title.
1. Performs initial intakes and psychiatric evaluations and establishes diagnosis by history, mental status exam and assessment of signs and symptoms;
2. Prescribes and manages medication to stabilize and maintain the patient;
3. Provides supportive psychotherapy for individual patients, groups, and families;
4. Makes appropriate referrals as necessary;
5. Maintains, reviews, and monitors patient records and related data;
6. Orders and interprets lab tests;
7. Responds to subpoenas;
8. Participate in daily clinical discussions and rounds as well as interdisciplinary team interventions.
9. Does related work as required.
• Appropriate NYS certifications and licensure – required.
• Experience working with at-risk youth – strongly preferred.
• Strong communication and organizational skills – required.
• Ability to handle confidential material in a responsible manner.
• Ability to work effectively in a team context.
• Demonstrated ability to perform duties with minimal supervision and to exercise greater judgment.
• Ability to travel to other agency locations as required.