Job ID: 290175647  |  Last Updated: 11/21/2023

Part Time Psychiatrist Baltimore

Baltimore , MD
Applicant Contact
Chris Van Tine
(667) 309-5795

Job Description

This is not your typical psychiatry role.

AbsoluteCare is seeking a dynamic, mission-driven Psychiatric Provider to put the principles of team-based collaborative care and population health into action for our medically complex & socially vulnerable members. AbsoluteCare is designed to care for societys most complex patients under innovative value-based care arrangements. Our patients have typically been underserved by the traditional health care system, resulting in frequently bouncing between emergency rooms, hospitals, and specialists. Our health care teams break the status quo by transforming our members experience to improve quality of life and overall health outcomes while reducing high costs of unnecessary utilization. This exceptional care is provided by an integrated team of primary care providers, complex care managers, nurses, medical assistants, behavioral health clinicians, and community health workers. We offer complex, coordinated medical care with our onsite infusion center, full pharmacy, and lab & imaging suites. We also address the social determinants of health, addressing housing instability, food insecurity, and social isolation.

The Team Psychiatric Provider serves as a psychiatric subject matter expert (SME) within the integrated team and collaborates with our interdisciplinary care teams to improve the psychiatric care of our members. The Team Psychiatric Provider is responsible for (1) Supporting the management of an identified cohort of patients, through a modified Collaborative Care Model, (2) Supporting the behavioral health outcomes of the team's population through case review, brief consultation with the care team, and participation in regular team huddles, (3) Development of Targeted learning materials for the care team, and (4) Direct patient care to our most vulnerable Patients

Roles & Responsibilities

Provide Clinical Guidance and / or Direct Care for Members with Acute and Chronic Behavioral Health needs to include:

Guide behavioral health treatment of a specified cohort of behavioral health patients, through shared care with other behavioral health clinicians and the primary care provider, using a modified Collaborative Care Model
Provide interdisciplinary collaboration to make recommendations for the successful management of high risk, high utilizing members with co-occurring behavioral health concerns, including but not limited to: screening, therapeutic interventions, approaches to communication, medication interventions
Provide education and ongoing consultative support to on and offsite providers related to medical management for BH population
Provide direct patient care to members requiring evaluation and access to psychiatry direct care to include provision of diagnosis; recommendations for treatment; evaluation of treatment plan; evaluation of treatment adherence etc.
Provide tele-psychiatry to appropriate members
Provide peer to peer consultations as needed for successful management of member care
Support with Transitional Care Management, Emergency Department diversion and Crisis Intervention
Outreach to local inpatient and outpatient mental health providers, when needed, to facilitate communication and care coordination
Conduct post discharge visits for members discharging from inpatient psychiatric admissions
Perform clinical outreach to local inpatient and outpatient mental health providers, when needed, to facilitate communication and care coordination review as needed for high-risk members
Advise and assist with management of behavioral health medications, including long acting injectables (LAIs)
Support with medication reconciliation especially post ED encounter and post hospitalization encounter
Provide peer to peer consultations as needed for successful management of member care
Provide tele-psychiatry to members, as appropriate, e.g., enrolled in home-based care, or in post-acute care settings
Support Addiction Treatment with Emphasis on Medication-Assisted Treatment
Support the interdisciplinary care team in providing ambulatory-based interventions for common substance use disorders, through us of medications such as buprenorphine and naltrexone
Participate in developing clinical protocols for Medication-Assisted Treatment
Provide direct patient care for a subset of complex patients with substance use disorders
Assist in identifying and transitioning members who require a higher level of care for substance use disorders

Candidate Qualifications

Licensed and Board-Certified Psychiatrist in the applicable state
Experience with addiction medicine preferred
BLS certification required
Mission-Driven to serve the underserved
Passion for teaching primary care providers
Strong focus on customer service is required
Work without ego, and thoughtfully build successful relationships with team members and our external partners
Experience in population health management is preferred
Experience working with psycho-socially and medically complex Medicaid beneficiaries is strongly preferred
Must be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with constant collaboration within and across provider teams
Experience and comfort utilizing EMR
Problem-solving and the ability to be creative in those solutions
Strong oral and written communication skills
This position is in-office

Chris Van Tine | Provider Physician Recruiter
(he/him/his) AbsoluteCare| Beyond Medicine |O (667) 309-5795 C (443) 542-3493

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