Psychiatric Consultation – Remote, 2-4 hrs./wk.

Requisition Number: 2022-4081

Type of Position: Consultant

Location: Oneida, NY


Psychiatric Consultation Position (Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)Oneida Health - Oneida, NYWe are seeking a NY licensed psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a part-time (2-4hrs/wk) consultation position. This work can be performed remotely.Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities -

  • Provides psychiatric consultation to primary care practices and their behavioral health collaborative care management team. This includes practitioners and licensed behavioral health professionals (i.e., LCSW, LMHC, LMSW).
  • Provides regularly scheduled (weekly) caseload consultation to behavioral health professionals. Case review consultations focus primarily on patients who are new to the caseload or who are not improving as expected under their current treatment plan. Case reviews may be conducted by telephone, video, or in person.
  • Be available to provide occasional ad hoc telephone consultations to primary care providers for very complex patients or challenging patient situations as available.
  • Work with behavioral health care managers to oversee the status and population health of their assigned patient caseload. A registry is utilized to track all assigned patients and prioritize patients for case review and treatment adjustment.
  • Recommend any treatment adjustments through the case review process or in ad hoc consultations, including medication recommendations and other interventions.
  • Advise on treatment for patients who may need more intensive or more specialized mental health care as appropriate.
  • Consultation can be provided remotely.
  • Hours required for availability vary from 2 to 4 hours per week.


Minimum Qualifications -

  • Licensed psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner with current licensure in New York State
  • Ability to quickly synthesize medical and psychiatric data and formulate effective and evidence-based clinical recommendations
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting
  • Positive, flexible, and solution-focused attitude

Job Type: Part-time/ConsultationWork Location: Multiple Locations

Hospital/Program Description

Oneida Health is an independent 101-bed acute care community hospital and a 160-bed extended-care facility (ECF) and short-term rehab facility licensed by the State of New York and operated by Oneida Health Systems, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation. The hospital is Joint Commission accredited.We are proud to share that we have been recognized for several national awards based on the safety of care as well as the patient experience of care. The first recognition is provided by The Leapfrog Group, a nationally recognized non-profit organization that reviews 30 patient quality and safety measures and assigns a letter grade to over 2,600 hospitals nationally based upon outcomes. The spring 2019 letter grade for OHC is a “B.”, our seventh consecutive “A” or "B".The second recognition is for the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient safety and is 1 of only 16 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019. The third recognition is for the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Our hospital is among the top 10% nationally for patient experience and is 1 of only 8 hospitals in New York to receive this award for 2019...with Oneida Health as the only hospital in New York State to receive both awards for 2019! We are also very proud of our CMS 4-Star overall rating for patient experience.