Psychiatrist Job Description
The following is a full job description for Psychiatrist. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Psychiatrist along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Psychiatrist is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Pediatric Psychiatrist
Requirements and Responsibilities For Psychiatrist
Evaluates patients for mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. Prescribes medication when necessary. Requires a degree in medicine from an accredited school and is licensed to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of psychiatry experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Also Referred to as: Physician - Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Doctor - Psychiatry
Similar Jobs:  Pediatric Psychiatrist
Level of Education:  Psychiatrist Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals
Industries:  Biotechnology, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,
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