Psychiatrist Resume

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Career Objective:

Highly-dedicated, organized, and competent ‘Psychiatrist’ with over 9+ years of experience in diagnosing mental health disorders, behavioral issues, and providing quality treatment to patients. Proficient in prescribing medications, conducting counseling sessions, and maintaining updated electronic medical records of patients. Ability to work in a team using excellent communication skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of various mental health issues, and behavioral problems people get affected with

  • In-depth understanding related to monitoring patient response to medication, and ability to modify the course of treatment as necessary

  • Expertise in understanding patient’s past medical history as well as deciding the plan of treatment

  • Capable of conducting brief counseling sessions regarding the disease, treatment, and required care

  • Adept in observing patients for strange behavior, self-threats and danger to other inmates/staff, and supervising medical personnel for ensuring quality services

  • Ability to maintain updated patient medical records in hospital database

  • Team player with excellent organizational, and interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Psychiatrist

AllMed Health-care Management, Green Bay, WI

June 2016 – Present

  • Supervising nursing aide working in the psychiatric department by monitoring quality and appropriateness of care given to the patients

  • Interacting with patients to understand their psychological progress, and observing behavioral patterns for making decisions regarding alteration of medication as required

  • Collaborating with the psychiatric department to maintain confidentiality of patients, keeping updated patient status in the hospital’s electronic health record system, and providing quality services

  • Working with psychologists and other physicians for patients suffering from mental health disorders such as dementia, schizophrenia, and other illnesses to prepare an appropriate treatment plan

  • Monitoring effect of medications, and modifying the dosage of medicine as required

  • Assessing symptoms of patients in outpatient department to assist in timely diagnosis of the mental health issues as well as behavioral problems

  • Conducting pathological laboratory tests on patients suffering from addiction issues for proper diagnosis, and keeping them under observation to prevent self-harm or injury to self and others

  • Maintaining updated and accurate medical records of the patients by entering information about the diagnosis, patient progress as well as treatment, and services

Psychiatrist

St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, WI

December 2013 – May 2016

  • Collaborated and consulted with other medical practitioners to prepare a treatment plan for patients suffering with behavioral disorders

  • Provided psychiatric evaluations and medication management to a wide range of patients

  • Performed various tasks such as reviewing medical history, ordering laboratory tests, interpreting the results of psychological tests, and observing patient behavior for accurate diagnosis of illness

  • Attended to inpatients of the hospital to understand their behavioral progress and prescribed the next medication plan accordingly as well as conducted counseling sessions

  • Provided treatment for patients suffering from substance misuse, addiction, rehabilitation psychiatry, eating disorders, and neuropsychiatry

  • Conducted laboratory diagnostic tests on newly admitted patients to understand detailed information about general physical condition, and symptoms of mental health disorder

  • Coordinated with other health-care professionals to conduct community seminars, and informative lectures for increasing awareness about various mental health issues, and behavioral disorders

  • Organized counseling sessions for guardians, relatives, and other family members on patient’s current condition as well as ongoing treatment

Apprenticeship:

Junior Psychiatrist (Residency program)

Peninsula Health Center, Green Bay, WI

August 2009 – November 2013

  • DWorked under the supervision to provide timely medical treatment for various patients aged from 18 to 65

  • Evaluated symptoms mental issues in senior patients by interviewing their family members

  • Interacted with family/friends or close relatives of patients suffering from dementia or other memory related problems

  • Assisted senior medical personnel in providing treatment for various types of psychiatric disorders such as mental illness, addiction, and mood disorders

  • Coordinated with senior psychiatrists to study patient cases related to addiction such as drugs, liquor, or other substances to decide on the course of treatment

  • Assessed patients by reviewing their mental and physical health, past medical history, current social condition by collecting information from family members

  • Developed effective treatment plans by using various psychotherapeutic methods, and closely monitored patient’s progress

Education:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

    University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI

    2008

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Major in Psychology)

    University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI

    2004

Certification:

  • Certified Psychiatrist – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), 2014
  • Passed Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination, 2009

Reference:

On request