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Full time position. Job duties may require holding/lifting patient to or onto exam table. Ability to sit and/or stand periodically during the workday. Computer data entry a portion of job duty.


Must adhere to universal precautions, to include blood borne pathogen protection, at all times.

Primary Duties

1. Supports and encourages others to support the Mission, Core Values and Goals of Florida Community Health Center.

2. Provide direct psychiatric services through the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients, including prescribing and administering medications    

3. Responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of medication, psychiatric and medical treatment policies and procedures.

4. Provide regularly scheduled consultation to assigned care coordinators and/or primary physicians. Works in conjunction with team members, to ensure that psychiatric services are integrated with clients overall treatment.

5. Ensure that all protection health information in is stored in compliance with HIPPA and other regulations

6.  Perform exploratory data analyses of reports and datasets, and offer narrative interpretations

7.   Direct patient consultation, via telemedicine or in person at community events.

8.    Provide professional consultation to staff. Participate in staff conferences, and serve on clinical committees.

9.   Develop systematic workflows for an organization which include transforming materials, providing serves and processing information into a sequence of operations.

10.  Participation in program coordinator, including but not limited to, weekly meetings with program staff, teleconferences with addition centers as needed.

11.   Develop and/or participate in research protocols and/or training programs for clinical staff.

12.   Perform other duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties:

1.       Demonstrates the ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting.

2.       Must be proficient with technological software solutions.

3.       Strong organizational and time management skills required.

4.       Excellent Communication Skills

5.       Willing to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others as a team by offering support and/or ideas to enable staff to reach goals. 

6.       Willingness to keep abreast of current procedures and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Graduate of an accredited college or university with at least a Doctorate Degree and/or Medical Degree in Psychology and a minimum of five (5) years experience in the psychology field.
  2. Board certified or board eligible in psychiatry. Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida.
  3. Active Florida Medical License, DEA certification
  4. Proficiency of Microsoft Office applications including Office, Excel, and Outlook.
  5. Proven management experience in a fast passed health care environment

Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality
  2. Ability to work as a team member

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by supervisor.

*    This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Since 1976, Florida Community Health Centers Inc. (FCHC) has been considered a leader in Florida’s primary and preventive health care services. Comprehensive health care services are provided through a network of health centers surrounding Lake Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast in South-East Florida.

Location Fort Pierce Center
Status Psychiatrist
Time Full Time
Date Added 21 February 2020
Start Date 22 February 2020
Category: Psychiatrist
Company name Florida Community Health Centers
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Since 1976, Florida Community Health Centers Inc. has been a leader in providing health care services in Florida. Comprehensive primary health care services are provided through a network of health centers surrounding Lake Okeechobee and throughout Florida’s Treasure Coast.  

FCHC has health center locations in Clewiston, Fort Pierce, Indiantown, Moore Haven, Okeechobee,  Pahokee, Port St. Lucie, and Stuart with FCHC’s Corporate Office centrally located in West Palm Beach, Florida. There are over 400 employees, in which 100 are clinicians. FCHC has multiple staff members who speak Spanish and Creole, and translation is available for other languages as needed. FCHC has created a “one-stop shop” for patients providing pediatric, adult primary, dental, OB/GYN and pharmacy services, with an option to have prescriptions delivered by mail.Our patients benefit from a “medical home” model, where they may access and benefit from our extensive array of health care clinicians and services at each location. FCHC is starting the process to expand our behavioral health and susbstance use disorder services.

Utilizing a sliding fee scale (SFS), based on annual federal poverty limits (FPL), we are able to determine the amount of financial responsibility each patient carries regarding their health care services. Patients who are at or below 100% of FPL have their health care needs provided by FCHC at a nominal charge.

FCHC is a private, non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)3, consumer directed corporation designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and accredited by The Joint Commission (JC), as well as recognized as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).


The Mission of Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. (FCHC) is to provide accessible, cost-effective, high-quality, comprehensive health care to all persons in our communities.


Florida Community Health Centers, Inc. (FCHC) will maintain strong leadership in, and advocate for, the provision of health care services.

FCHC will foster and promote collaborative relationships and will develop partnerships with local, state, and federal public health service agencies and the community in general, to enhance the quality of delivery systems for comprehensive health care. FCHC will be an employer of choice and will demonstrate excellence with a highly trained staff and governing board.


FCHC values Integrity, Compassion, Commitment to serving others (external and internal to the organization), Innovation, Effectiveness (cost and outcome), Efficiency, being Mission-driven, and Commitment to excellence.


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