Physician Specialist (Part Time)

Job Description


Examines, evaluates, tests and diagnosis medical illnesses and behavioral dysfunctions of consumers with psychiatric illness. Provides treatment interventions when indicated; provides medical care for patients: performs comprehensive physical examinations for patients, reviews patient referrals to emergency room & specialized medical clinics, contacts treating physicians when necessary; attends to emergency treatment for employee accidents; provides medical consultation & provides management recommendations for patients; contacts external medical agencies for patient follow-up or consultation referrals; prepares Quality Assurance (QA) reports; reviews & reports to Chief Clinical Officer (CCO); accepts assignments from CCO &/or Medical Director; provides medical record documentation that meets accrediting agency & federal standards & requirements for Medicare reimbursement; assigned predominately to inpatient site but may be required to work in community as directed by Medical Director or CCO.


Attends & participates in educational committee activities provides in-service training & educational updates as requested; provides active involvement in committees as requested; accepts committee assignments as designated; provides feedback & education/training to medical & nursing staff.


In an emergency/crisis, will remain on duty at assigned site until situation is resolved & patient is stable; may be required to travel; may be exposed to dangerous patients & infectious diseases.



Certificate to practice medicine issued by State Medical Board, pursuant to Section 4731.14 of Revised Code & certificate of registration issued by State Medical Board, pursuant to Section 4731.281 of Revised Code or limited registration with subsequent application for next available biennial medical state board examination (i.e., Federation Licensing Examination) to test for limited certificate per Section 4731.292 of Revised Code as it applies for foreign medical graduates.



When completing a bid form for any change of classification, a resume and/or State Application form GEN-4268 must be completed in all possible detail & submitted by the filing deadline.  People with mental disabilities are encouraged to apply for all job offerings.  The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration. The final candidate selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to an appointment to test for illegal drug use.  The state will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result.  A candidate with a positive test will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year.  


Under provisions of the Ohio Civil Service Laws this position may be subject to Layoff Recall

Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of

race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.