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Psychiatrist -ACT with Academic Affliated with SUNY Downstate
Visas Accepted:J1/H1
Opportunity Description:


Coney Island Hospital Department of Behavioral Health provides a wide variety of outpatient and inpatient services as well as psychiatric crisis/emergency services. A multilingual staff of Department of Behavioral Health clinical professionals provides high quality, culturally sensitive treatment to our patients. Providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals and families, our services include a 64-bed acute psychiatric inpatient program, an Adult Mental Health Outpatient clinic, two Assertive Community Treatment programs, a Chemical Dependency service including an Inpatient Detox program, Smoking Cessation program and Acute Care Addictions program. There are Child and Adolescent services as well as Psychiatric Emergency services and Consult Liaison Services.


Coney Island Hospital is currently looking for a Psychiatrist to join their Assertive Community Treatment program (ACT). This is a part-time (24 hours) position with flexibility to provide full-time coverage if desired.


We have two ACT teams - each consisting of a team leader and there is an overall program director. In this role you will work with the ACT program director to provide direct care and clinical oversight to patients our two ACT teams. This will entail direct care community visits and will work with our two interdisciplinary  ACT teams along with a part time MD and NP who also provide direct care.  Psychiatry residents also rotate on these teams. Possibility for electives by psych residents and to expand as a fellowship training site in community psychiatry can be considered with the right candidate.



·         Assertive Community Treatment.

·         Complete assessments, diagnosis and disposition treatments for patients

·         Conduct morning and evening rounds. 

·         Management of inter-disciplinary team issues that affect clinical care of patients.



·         Board Certified in Psychiatry.

·         Completion of an accredited Medical School and Residency Program.



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Coney Island Hospital, an acaemic affiliate with SUNY Downstate is a multi-site community medical center with 387 beds located in a pleasant Southern Brooklyn neighborhood.  It is a designated stroke center and Level II perinatal unit.  

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