Company:  Services For The Underserved, Inc.
Location: Brooklyn
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Position Overview:


Provide health treatment to individuals who have a mental illness that seriously impairs their functioning in the community. Serving those whose needs have not been met by traditional clinic-based approaches, this innovative, recovery-oriented, ‘best practice’ intervention delivers treatment to people in their homes, shelters, parks and anywhere else they happen to be living, engaging them in a sustained relationship that leads to recovery. ACT Teams are a mobile interdisciplinary team of professionals (psychiatry, nursing, social work, rehabilitation).The ACT teams Psychiatrist partners with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver comprehensive mental



Write prescriptions for psychotropic medications as allowed by state regulations and collaborative practice agreements.

Review health assessments completed by the Program Nurse and provide clinical feedback.

Provide medication management including prescription refills and medication education to consumers.

Document patients' medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes.

Provide training to other team members on topics including medications and drug interactions.

Communicate and coordinate care with psychiatrists in the community, as needed.

Assist with psychiatric emergencies, refer residents to emergency care if needed.

Provide crisis intervention and address all emergency situations as appropriate.

Maintain up to date, accurate, complete, and timely consumer chart documentation.

Attend staff meetings, case conferences, group supervision, and trainings as needed.

Comply with all SUS Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols, SUS Corporate Compliance Policies, and NYS Dept. of Social Services Rules, Regulations, and Statutes.

Coordinates care with S:US nurse practitioners, medical director and administrative staff; closely coordinates with clinicians external to S:US as appropriate.

Utilizes best and evidence-based approaches to treatment consistent with S:US' organizational culture; health/mental health integration, rehabilitation and recovery, and wellness approaches figure prominently.

Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


Must be licensed as a physician by the New York State education department

Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Addiction and/or Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

3-5 years of experience in an administrative and/or supervisory role

Experience with underserved individuals and direct service to people living with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders

Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.


 Computer literacy

 Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred

Familiarity with recovery-oriented, evidence-based clinical practice

Experience with dually diagnosed individuals

Experience with diverse populations

Preference given for experience working with both children and adults; experience with people with co-occurring disorders highly desirable.


Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.


Company Overview:
Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others.  We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values:  respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. 


S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Talent Acquisition at .


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