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Become An Adult Psychiatrist

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Working As An Adult Psychiatrist

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $193,920

    Average Salary

What Does An Adult Psychiatrist Do At Open Door Family Medical Center

* Provides a multi-disciplinary, participatory approach to treatment planning; coordinating with other clinical staff
* Provides consultation to clinical and behavioral health providers including clinical recommendations and oversight of primary practice medication management of behavioral health concerns
* Participates in regular, integrative meetings with provider staff;
* Monitors patient compliance with medication plans.
* Assesses patient progress and modifies treatment accordingly.
* Advances the psychiatric knowledge of the clinical and behavioral health staff in an engaging manner
* Provides comprehensive psychiatric care, including diagnostic interviews, medication, medication reviews, and therapy to patients and completes a structured clinical interview on all new patients to psychiatry.
* Provides staff training on psychiatric issues, as well as diagnostic and treatment approaches.
* Responds to and incorporates physical health concerns into care interventions

What Does An Adult Psychiatrist Do At Altapointe Health Systems

* Provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment of the consumer
* Provides appropriate medication management of the consumer
* Utilizes assessment data to support a DSM V diagnosis
* Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate, resolve the situation or refer the consumer for hospitalization
* Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
* Evaluates the consumer for discharge planning
* Evaluates for side-effects of medication, particularly tardive dyskinesia and effectively addresses the problem
* Practices appropriate standards of care
* Effectively demonstrates the application of adult specific competencies
* Adheres to professional code of ethics
* Doctorate of Medicine degree or its foreign equivalent; certification from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, unless exempt; possesses current license to practice medicine in the State of Alabama; possesses current DEA and Alabama Controlled Substances Certification; board eligible in Adult Psychiatry.
* ID: 2017
* Shift/Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

What Does An Adult Psychiatrist Do At Cleveland Clinic

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* Call Consults for ER and Inpatient Services
* Neuroscience Center Program Support
* NFL Concussion Program
* Transplant Consultation Services
* Ambulatory Clinical Practice
* A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at the Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University Medical Schools.
* Please include a current CV and letter of interest with your application
* For over 75 years, Cleveland Clinic has been committed to the improvements in patient care, enhancements in medical education and breakthroughs in medical research.
* The tradition continues here in the Southeast with Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston.
* Continuing the world-renowned tradition of Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Florida physicians excel at the diagnosis and treatment of medical problems that are complex or difficult to treat.
* Cleveland Clinic Florida is a not-for-profit, multispecialty group practice dedicated to providing outstanding, state-of-the-art medical care.
* Cleveland Clinic Florida physicians are carefully selected for their credentials and training.
* All have Florida licenses and are board certified or board eligible in one or more specialties.
* They are salaried and receive no compensation for the number of patients they see or tests they order.
* Cleveland Clinic Florida physicians focus on treating the patient, not just the disease.
* Working together, they provide comprehensive diagnoses and coordinated treatment.
* Proximity of offices and examination rooms, collegial collaboration and strict peer review, ensure high-quality, cost-effective and well-coordinated care – a tremendous advantage to patients who require the services of more than one physician.
* This care and concern is supported by state-of-the-art technology and dynamic research and medical education programs.
* For these reasons, patients travel to Cleveland Clinic Florida from all over the United States and many foreign countries.
* Please be advised that all information entered in your application will only be shared with Cleveland Clinic and will not be distributed to third parties._
* The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment.
* All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine.
* Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine.
* Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.
* Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.
* Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
* Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with

What Does An Adult Psychiatrist Do At National Coalition of Healthcare Recruiters

* 1 Provide onsite psychiatric services including evaluation, treatment, and medication management to patients
* Provide onsite psychiatric consultation-back-up for the health centers medical providers, nurses, and mid-level medical providers
* Confer with Psychotherapists on an as needed basis, regarding mental-behavioral health issues of patients

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How To Become An Adult Psychiatrist

Physicians and surgeons have demanding education and training requirements. Almost all physicians complete at least 4 years of undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school, and, depending on their specialty, 3 to 7 years in internship and residency programs.


Most applicants to medical school have at least a bachelor's degree, and many have advanced degrees. Although no specific major is required, all students must complete undergraduate work in biology, chemistry, physics, math, and English. Students also take courses in the humanities and social sciences. In addition, some students volunteer at local hospitals or clinics to gain experience in a healthcare setting.

Medical schools are highly competitive. Most applicants must submit transcripts, scores from the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), and letters of recommendation. Schools also consider an applicant’s personality, leadership qualities, and participation in extracurricular activities. Most schools require applicants to interview with members of the admissions committee.

A few medical schools offer combined undergraduate and medical school programs that last 6 or 7 years.

Students spend most of the first 2 years of medical school in laboratories and classrooms, taking courses such as anatomy, biochemistry, pharmacology, psychology, medical ethics, and the laws governing medicine. They also gain practical skills, learning to take medical histories, examine patients, and diagnose illnesses.

During their last 2 years, medical students work with patients under the supervision of experienced physicians in hospitals and clinics. Through rotations in internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery, they gain experience in diagnosing and treating illnesses in a variety of areas.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Physicians and surgeons need to be excellent communicators. They must be able to communicate effectively with their patients and other healthcare support staff.

Compassion. Physicians and surgeons deal with patients who are sick or injured and may be in extreme pain or distress. Physicians and surgeons must be able to treat patients and their families with compassion and understanding.

Detail oriented. Physicians and surgeons must ensure that patients are receiving appropriate treatment and medications. They must also monitor and record various pieces of information related to patient care.

Dexterity. Physicians and surgeons must be good at working with their hands. They may work with very precise and sometimes sharp tools, and mistakes can have serious consequences.

Leadership skills. Physicians who work in their own practice need to be effective leaders. They must be able to manage a staff of other professionals to run their practice.

Organizational skills. Some physicians own their own practice. Strong organizational skills, including good recordkeeping, are critical in both medical and business settings.

Patience. Physicians and surgeons may work for long periods with patients who need special attention. Persons who fear medical treatment may require more patience.

Physical stamina. Physicians and surgeons should be comfortable performing physical tasks, such as lifting or turning disabled patients. Surgeons may spend a great deal of time bending over patients during surgery.

Problem-solving skills. Physicians and surgeons need to evaluate patients’ symptoms and administer the appropriate treatments. They need to do this quickly if a patient’s life is threatened.


After medical school, almost all graduates enter a residency program in their specialty of interest. A residency usually takes place in a hospital and varies in duration, generally lasting from 3 to 7 years, depending on the specialty.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

All states require physicians and surgeons to be licensed; requirements vary by state. To qualify for a license, candidates must graduate from an accredited medical school and complete residency training in their specialty.

All physicians and surgeons also must pass a standardized national licensure exam. M.D.s take the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). D.O.s take the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX-USA). For specific state information about licensing, contact your state’s medical board. 

Certification is not required for physicians and surgeons; however, it may increase their employment opportunities. M.D.s and D.O.s seeking board certification in a specialty may spend up to 7 years in residency training; the length of time varies with the specialty. To become board certified, candidates must complete a residency program and pass a specialty certification exam from the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).

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Adult Psychiatrist Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Asian

  • Hispanic or Latino

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


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Adult Psychiatrist Education


    • Midwestern University

    • Temple University

    • University of Miami

    • Notre Dame of Maryland University

    • University of Virginia

    • Boston University

    • University of Rochester

    • Johns Hopkins University

    • Metropolitan College of New York

    • University of Texas Medical Branch

    • University Hospitals of Cleveland

    • Georgetown University

    • Tulane University

    • Vanderbilt University

    • Remington College

    • Duke University

    • Saint Elizabeth's Hospital

    • University of Illinois at Chicago

    • Rush University

    • William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute

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    • Other

    • Doctorate

    • Masters

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Real Adult Psychiatrist Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Adult Psychiatrist Wellspan Health York, PA Jun 05, 2016 $250,000
Adult and General Psychiatrist Blessing Corporate Services, Inc. (Parent of Blessing Hospital) Quincy, IL Jan 07, 2016 $225,000
Adult and General Psychiatrist Blessing Corporate Services, Inc. (Parent of Blessing Hospital) Quincy, IL Sep 12, 2015 $225,000
Adult and General Psychiatrist Blessing Corporate Services, Inc. Quincy, IL Dec 22, 2014 $225,000
Adult and General Psychiatrist Blessing Corporate Services Inc. (Parent Blessing Quincy, IL Jul 01, 2014 $225,000
Physician-Psychiatrist, Adult Samaritan Medical Center Watertown, NY Sep 01, 2014 $220,000
Adult Psychiatrist Hennepin County Minneapolis, MN Oct 01, 2012 $205,860
Adult Psychiatrist Allina Hospitals and Clinics Minneapolis, MN Nov 10, 2011 $200,000
Adult Psychiatrist Tulare Youth Service Bureau Tulare, CA Aug 01, 2009 $200,000
Adult Psychiatrist Tulare Youth Service Bureau Tulare, CA Jul 31, 2009 $200,000
Child and Adult Psychiatrist Iberia Comprehensive Community Health Center, Inc. Lafayette, LA Jan 12, 2015 $190,000
Adult Psychiatrist Reading Health System West Reading, PA Jul 22, 2016 $187,200
Child and Adult Psychiatrist Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. New York, NY Jul 01, 2014 $185,000
Adult Psychiatrist Susquehanna Valley Professional Associates, Inc. State College, PA Nov 05, 2012 $185,000
Adult Psychiatrist Reading Health System West Reading, PA Aug 15, 2015 $180,000
Adult Psychiatrist Health Access Network Upland, PA Jul 02, 2013 $150,000 -
Adult Psychiatrist Health Access Network Upland, PA Nov 01, 2013 $150,000 -
Adult Psychiatrist Health Access Network Upland, PA Oct 02, 2013 $150,000 -

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Top Skills for An Adult Psychiatrist


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Top Adult Psychiatrist Skills

  1. Medication Management O
  2. Treatment Services
  3. Geriatric Psychiatry
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided psychiatric evaluations/consultations and treatment services to underserved patients

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