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The Psychiatrist functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and contributes to the team and applies to the treatment of client's the psychiatric and related skills acquired through the training and/or experience required for this position. S/he may provide services within one or more Wheeler Clinic program(s), and the relative concentration between and within programs may change with the needs of the Clinic.



Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.



Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:


For Good Health


  •          Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  •          Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  •          Wellness Programs
  •          Free annual flu shots


For a Secure Future


  •          Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  •          Company paid long-term disability insurance


For Retirement


  •          403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees


For Career Advancement


  •          Education Reimbursement Program
  •          Training and development opportunities


For Work Life Balance


  •          Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  •          Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  •          Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services



Conducts psychiatric evaluation and formulates accurate diagnoses in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM).  Manages prescribed medication, performs mental status examinations, develops and presents clear clinical impressions and recommendations that are specific and attainable.  Provides therapeutic interventions appropriate to specific problems.  Develops and documents clear clinical formulations.


Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and effective modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.


Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for indentified service needs in a timely manner.


Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings.


Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols.


Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy.


Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives.


Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program.


Communicates in a professional, positive, and effective manner with all clients, families, and collaborating professionals. 


Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.


Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.


Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer


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Job Requirements


Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine with relevant Board Certification or Board eligibility by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology is required.


Credential(s) Required: Licensed physician in the State of Connecticut.  Active DEA controlled substance registration and an active Connecticut controlled substance registration. 


Positions available for Adult Psychiatrist and Child/Adolescent.  Addictions experience is a plus for adult position.


Part time opportunities available in Plainville, New Britain and Hartford.  Benefits are available for Psychiatrists working 20+ hours per week.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 9/28/2015
Location Bristol, CT
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education Doctorate
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2651
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