Department of Administrative Services

Psychiatrist (Per Diem) (4667HD)

$211.46-$211.46 Hourly / $14,802.20-$14,802.20 BiWeekly /
$386,337.42-$386,337.42 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state facility, this class is accountable for the diagnosis and treatment of individuals needing psychiatric care.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a psychiatrist of higher grade in the performance of routine tasks; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead/supervise professional and paraprofessional unit staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Participates in diagnosis, care and treatment of individuals in an assigned service; interviews newly admitted individuals to obtain their intellectual and physical history in order to determine appropriate treatment plans; conducts intellectual and physical evaluations of individuals; makes daily rounds to examine individuals and modify treatment plans; conducts individual and group psychotherapy; instructs unit and professional staff on individuals and general unit medical management; reviews individuals records; meets with visitors and answers inquiries; meets with team to determine individual treatment plans; prescribes drugs and/or occupational, physical, psychological or industrial therapy; investigates complaints and unusual occurrences and makes reports of findings; may manage medical and surgical treatments; may review work of psychiatric residents; may testify in court to provide evidence of intellectual status of individuals; may perform physical examinations; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of principles and practices of medicine with particular reference to diagnosis and treatment of individuals; knowledge of recent developments in field of psychiatric medicine; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; skill in intellectual and physical diagnosis; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

1. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain a license to practice medicine and surgery issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Health in accordance with the applicable Connecticut General Statutes. A temporary license may be granted for a period not to exceed one (1) year.
2. Incumbents in this class must have completed at least one (1) year of residency program experience in psychiatry approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain eligibility for participation in federal health care programs as defined in 42 U.S. § 1320a-7b(f).

APPOINTMENT

No permanent State Employee may work in a per diem position.

COMPENSATION GUIDELINES

Compensation will be based in accordance with the following schedule:

P-1 Base Pay Hourly Rate                          - 150% of RW 14 Step 7 (Hourly wage rate for HD PS is $105.56)  
Fringe Benefit Rate - 37% of Base Pay Hourly Rate
Shift Differential  - 15% of Base Pay Hourly Rate 
Weekend Differential  - 15% of Base Pay Hourly Rate 
Premium Holiday Hourly Rate  - 50% of Base Pay Hourly Rate 

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(21)-Medical, Dental, Veterinary Medicine

BARGAINING UNIT

(11)-HEALTH PROF (P-1)

EEO

(2)-Professional

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Psychiatrist (Per Diem) in Salary Group HD PS approved effective July 1, 2018. (Revised to update language) Action No. 19-018

EFFECTIVE DATE

10/18/2019

CLASS: 4667HD; EST: 7/1/1995; REV: 10/21/2019;