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Collaborating Psychiatrist - Part Time - Southern CA

Company: Landmark Health
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to make a difference in healthcare? 


Landmark Health was created to transform how healthcare is delivered to the most medically vulnerable members in our community. Our medical group provides home-based medical care to chronically ill patients, many of whom are frail, elderly and ill-equipped to navigate our overwhelming healthcare system.


Because many of our patients are frail and elderly, we deliver care primarily in the comfort of their home. Our Program is also offered to eligible patients at no incremental financial cost to them. We are not a fee-for-service practice; we benefit economically only if we deliver high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction. As a result, our clinical teams can spend quality-time caring for a smaller number of patients, giving all patients the space, respect, compassion and care they deserve.


At Landmark, our interdisciplinary teams collaboratively manage our complex patient panels. These teams are led by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, with supporting care provided by RN Nurse Care Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Behavioral Health and other employed team members.

 

The collaborating psychiatrist provides clinical supervision to behavioral health nurse practitioners and physician assistants and assists with management of Landmark members with psychiatric illness. The collaborating psychiatrist works with the Chief Behavioral Health Officer and Regional Medical Director to ensure midlevel practitioners are providing exceptional care to Landmark members. Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of members; this position collaborates with existing PCPs and / or behavioral health providers if present, the Landmark multi-disciplinary team, the health plan Medical Director and behavioral health department, health professionals, to develop members’ goals of care in all phases of longitudinal delivery.

 

Part Time Flexible 8 hours per week

 


  • Functions as the day to day behavioral health clinical leader of the multi-disciplinary team, providing decision support to team members providing care in the home to Landmark patients.
  • Conducts 1:1 clinical supervision meetings monthly with all in market midlevel psychiatric providers.
  • Review and co-sign 2-3 patient charts per week for all midlevel psychiatric providers in market to ensure best practices for documentation of clinical encounters in the electronic medical record as per Landmark’s Medical Records Policies.
  • Initiate performance improvement plan in collaboration with Chief Behavioral Health Officer, human resources, and Regional Medical Director if it comes to the attention of collaborating psychiatrist that market midlevel psychiatric provider is not practicing in accordance with best practices.
  • Conduct virtual co-visits for complex cases or as requested by market midlevel psychiatric provider.
  • Be available to provide consultation and support for acute cases in real-time during normal hours of clinical operation.
  • Respond to routine clinical questions or requests for non-urgent support from market midlevel psychiatric providers by end of business day.
  • Provide input on clinical management and care plans to ensure best practice.
  • Participates in management meetings that include, but may not be limited to:

Weekly case conference reviews

Monthly staff meetings

Quarterly Quality Improvement Committee meetings

  • Participate in health plan partner meetings as appropriate.
  • Supports ongoing education and practice improvement through continuing education/journal club programs
  • Supports market midlevel psychiatric providers in prescribing appropriate diagnostics and interventions to avoid unnecessary transfers/acute admissions.
  • Keeps current on relevant medical, behavioral research, technology, and related issues by attending continuing education courses, professional meetings and completing journal reviews.
  • Demonstrate appropriate medical judgment and appropriate use of resources with regards to care plans, diagnostic testing and referrals.
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with midlevel providers.
  • Support midlevel provider in delivering timely, evidence-based and appropriate patient care at all times.
  • Complete and sign all documentation (including from vendors) within required timeframes.

  • Board Certified in Psychiatry, Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, Geriatrics sub-specialty preferred [Board Eligible for up to one year if new grad]
  • Medical Doctorate or Doctorate of Osteopathy required
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry, Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, Geriatrics sub-specialty preferred
  • Current, valid, non-sanctioned, non-restricted license to practice medicine in the state
  • Current DEA certification
  • Current state driver’s license
  • Ability to meet all Landmark Health Credentialing Requirements
  • Extensive experience in providing psychiatric care to a wide range of patients including geriatrics.
  • Familiarity with Medicare Guidelines
  • Familiarity with HCC and ICD-10 codes as related to billing practices.
  • Driver’s license without restrictions and with a good driving record.
  • Malpractice profile meets Landmark Health’s risk guidelines.
  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, home-based care desired.
  • Knowledge of applicable clinical standards of care.
  • Awareness about UM standards, NCQA requirements, CMS guidelines, Milliman guidelines, and Medicaid/Medicare contracts and benefit systems is helpful.

 

In order to work with potentially vulnerable patient populations and to keep employees healthy while caring for patients, all patient-facing employees of Landmark must provide evidence of the following required immunizations/vaccinations as a condition of employment: TB, MMR, Tdap, and Influenza. Declinations may be accommodated based on your medical history, an allergy or religious beliefs. Please immediately contact HR if you wish to apply for an exemption from our vaccination requirements so that we may determine if you qualify for an accommodation.

Keywords: Landmark Health, Beverly Hills , Collaborating Psychiatrist - Part Time - Southern CA, Other , Beverly Hills, California

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