Psychiatrist - Durban
Advert Title: Psychiatrist
Area: La Lucia, Durban
Advert Type: Full-Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours
Time Conditions: Dayshift
Salary: R21,000 - R47,000
Closing Date: 14 May 2021
Psychiatrist Job Purpose:
We are looking for a compassionate, experienced Psychiatrist to join our medical facility. You will be responsible for assessing patients, diagnosing or ruling out mental disorders, prescribing treatments, and conducting regular follow-up appointments to monitor the patient's progress.
To be successful as a Psychiatrist, you should have a strong passion for helping patients overcome and manage their mental health. Top candidates will be excellent listeners and communicators.
Assessing patients through interviews, observations, tests, and medical history reviews.
Diagnosing patients accurately.
Developing comprehensive treatment plans and prescribing medication as needed.
Consulting with other medical professionals and psychologists.
Regularly following up with the patient to check progress and adjust the treatment plan as needed.
Thoroughly documenting each patient's diagnosis, symptoms, medication, treatment effectiveness, etc.
Providing patients with emotional support and strategies to help manage their disorder.
Researching new developments in psychiatry and mental health.
Doctor of Medicine.
Four years of psychiatric residency.
Board of Psychiatry certification and state license.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Superior listening ability and emotional intelligence.
Expert diagnostic skills.