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Staff Psychiatrist (Mental Health Care)

Are you a Psychiatrist looking to make a genuine difference for patients who dont normally get the care they need? Join our team at Generations Family Health Care Center! We are a non-profit regional Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that has served eastern Connecticut since 1984. Our healthcare professionals provide a full continuum of primary health care, oral health care, behavioral health care, and case management services, primarily to a medically underserved population.

We are seeking a Psychiatrist to provide coordinated psychiatric services, including routine and crisis adult and pediatric care as assigned. This opening is for our location in Willimantic, CT. If this sounds like the kind of career opportunity that youve been waiting for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!

Location: Putnam, CT

Staff Psychiatrist (Mental Health Care / Nonprofit)

Job Responsibilities

As a Psychiatrist, your scope of practice will include evaluation, diagnosis, medication assessments and adjustment, patient education, treatment planning, and development of individual ongoing care plans for all patients. All treatment must be in accordance with agency and clinical policies, and you must keep all patient information strictly confidential.

Your specific duties in this Psychiatrist role include:

Providing short- and long-term psychotherapy and the concurrent use of medications
Providing counseling for individuals, families, and groups
Supervising a multi-disciplinary team of allied health professionals in the treatment of patients
Establishing a database on patients by obtaining an appropriate health, developmental, and psychosocial history, as well as through screening and diagnostic procedures and tests
Monitoring medication and dosages and adjusting as necessary
Providing treatment according to APA Practice Guidelines, as well as accepted agency standards and protocols
Assisting in the management of referred and/or complex problems with other members of the agency and community health nurses, mental health workers, and other community resources
Working in a collaborative and appropriate manner with other agency providers, clinical support staff, and administrative personnel
Recognizing and utilizing opportunities for health education for patients and families
Maintaining accurate, complete, comprehensive, legible medical records, and returning all assigned charts or patient data (labs, reports, forms, etc.) to Medical Records in a timely fashion
Documenting treatment plans and any treatment plan changes in the patient chart
Providing night and weekend coverage in rotation with colleagues, as required
Provide coverage in health center during leaves of fellow staff, as required

Staff Psychiatrist (Mental Health Care / Nonprofit)

Job Requirements

As a Psychiatrist, you must exhibit a high degree of engagement and empathy as well as embodying the highest ethical standards. You must also display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to interact well with residents, staff members, and family members.

Specific qualifications for the Psychiatrist role include:

Board certification
Current and valid Connecticut state medical license

Staff Psychiatrist (Mental Health Care / Nonprofit)


As a Psychiatrist with Generations Family Health Center, you will be part of a growing, dynamic not-for-profit organization committed to a diverse and ever-changing, work environment that rewards honesty, loyalty, commitment, and integrity. We are committed to continuously providing the highest level of quality services and standards for our patients as well as our employees. We offer the opportunity to work in a professional and pleasant environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth and development.

Generations is also proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

Attractive and competitive salary
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Life insurance
Disability coverage
403(b) retirement savings plan
Paid time off (5 weeks)
9 paid holidays
Malpractice insurance
Visa sponsorship
Loan repayment through NHSC
Productivity incentive bonus
CME courses and 4 days off
Professional development stipends

Staff Psychiatrist (Mental Health Care / Nonprofit)

Help us make a difference in the lives of the patients who need it most!

Apply now!