1. Medical-1099
  2. Contractor
  3. Discovery Behavioral Health
  4. Kansas City


  1. Medical-1099
  2. Contractor
  3. Discovery Behavioral Health
  4. Kansas City

Job description

Company Description

* This is a part-time hybrid role.

At Discovery Behavioral Health, we know the best way to predict the future of healthcare is to create it.  As a member of our growing team, you will have a voice in the creation of life-changing programs and treatment centers nationwide.  Working collaboratively with the best and the brightest in our industry, you will be part of an innovative team of professionals committed to generating positive and remarkable outcomes for the clients we serve. If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place.  Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

We are seeking psychiatrists at multiple programs and levels of care. We have opportunities within the following divisions:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use
  • Professional and Psychiatric Services

Job Description

The Psychiatrist is responsible for consulting with program leadership and the operations team to ensure appropriate psychiatric/pharmacological interventions.  The Psychiatrist completes an initial thorough evaluation and sees each patient weekly thereafter.  If indicated, medications are prescribed, and monitored by the Psychiatrist at least once weekly. In addition, the Psychiatrist consults as needed with the treatment team and may attend the weekly treatment planning meetings.


  • Developing appropriate and effective psychopharmacological interventions for psychiatric disorders
  • Interfacing with families of patients for consent and support of psychopharmacological interventions as necessary
  • Effectively identifying, conceptualizing and communicating criteria specific to the level of treatment and formulate and effective appeal for insurance carriers as necessary
  • Effectively interfacing with the treatment team, contributing to the case conceptualization, treatment plan and assessing the ongoing effectiveness of the interventions
  • Meeting regularly in a collaborative fashion with program leadership to discuss individual treatment progress
  • Acting on behalf of the treatment program when called upon; such interactions may include insurance companies, licensing and accreditation bodies
  • Seeing individual clients on a weekly basis to monitor progress
  • Documenting notes in our EMR system
  • Providing second opinion evaluations when needed
  • Assisting program treatment staff in treatment planning
  • Providing medical direction to the treatment team

For more information about our company, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com


  • Must be a qualified psychiatrist, with experience in adolescent psychiatry if indicated
  • Must be a graduate of an approved medical school and hold a current license in the state of practice
  • Must be eligible for membership in the local branch of the State Medical Society

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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