Job Posted 3/14/2024
Axis Community Health
5925 W Las Positas Blvd STE 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
United States
Category Healthcare
Experience Required
Degree Required
Healthcare / Health Services
$175.00 to $175.00 Per Hour
Job Description

Company Description: As a Federally Qualified Health Center, our mission is to serve the local community and we are a nationally recognized leader in clinical excellence. Our mental health department provides service to Tri-Valley residents using a whole person care approach and working as an interdisciplinary team. We provide a variety of services to our diverse client population and hold tight to our mission of bringing quality mental health care to those who are most in need. Our robust mental health program targets individual needs and promotes overall wellness through use of evidence based, and eclectic, therapy services.


Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Integration Officer and Chief Medical Officer. The Psychiatrist will provide essential mental health services to our diverse patient population. The psychiatrist will diagnose, treat and manage a range of mental health disorders, while collaborating closely with interdisciplinary teams to develop comprehensive treatment plans. The Psychiatrist will work part-time, 10-20 hours per week.



  • Current valid, unrestricted California licensure as a physician and board-certified in psychiatry.
  • Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the provision of psychiatric services
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Spanish fluency is highly desirable
  • Computer skills, including the ability to effectively utilize electronic health records
  • Proven ability to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a diverse client population.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and a professional demeanor and must represent the organization in a positive manner at all times.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and professional working relationships.
  • Must be able to adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.
  • Must be able to be at work regularly and on time.
  • Must be a dynamic self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently or in a group setting.
  • A can-do attitude, attention to detail, ability to organize and set priorities, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must have good computer skills using Microsoft Office and the ability to use Axis management systems.
  • Must be able to use office equipment (i.e., copier, fax, etc.). Must be able to type with minimal errors.

Essential Duties:

Under the guidance of the Medical Director & Chief of Behavioral Health:

  • Maintain an ongoing patient load as cases are referred from both primary care and behavioral health.
  • Conduct initial assessment and follow-up sessions as necessary.
  • Complete documentation using the electronic health record in a timely fashion while adhering to related laws and regulations for documentation.
  • Track patient progress and utilize screening measures as required.
  • Monitor and coordinate the delivery of health services for clients related to integrated behavioral health care, including linking with other treatment providers not only within the primary care setting.
  • Assist the primary care provider in recognizing, treating, and managing mental health and psychosocial issues and contribute to the primary care team.
  • Provide consults for primary care medical providers or BH staff as requested.
  • Work in conjunction with a consulting psychiatrist as needed.
  • Provide training to medical or IBH staff as requested.
  • Participate in staff meetings and attend other meetings and training events as assigned.
  • Provide all services in accordance with accepted standards of care and Axis protocols within the parameters of agency contractual requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Loan repayment application – up to $50K for the first 2 years through the National Health Service Corp Program (HPSA score is 21).
  • Employer paid health, dental, and vision benefits to the employee
  • Option to participate in a 403(B) retirement plan with employer matching contribution
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Accrued paid time off with each pay period
  • Employee discount programs
  • Colleague Referral Program


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Physical, Cognitive, and Environmental Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical clinic office work environment (and, in some cases, telecommuting sites). The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position if the accommodation request does not cause an undue hardship.

Physical: Occasionally required to carry/lift/push/pull/move up to 20lbs. Frequently required to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as typing, writing, reaching over the shoulder, reaching over the head, reaching outward, sitting, walking on various surfaces, standing, and bending. Occasional travel to other Axis health centers and other occasional travel will be required.

Equipment: Frequently required to use repetitive motion of hands and feet to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, copier, and other office equipment for extended periods.

Sensory: Frequently required to read documents, written reports, and signage. Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering the phone, interacting with staff etc. Must be able to speak clearly, understand normal communication, and be understood. Must be able to see clearly and have the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships to see objects where and as they actually are.

Cognitive: Must be able to analyze the information being received, count accurately, concentrate and focus on the given task, summarize the information being received, accurately interpret written data, synthesize information from multiple sources, write summaries as needed, interpret written or verbal instructions, and recognize social or professional behavioral cues.

Environmental Conditions: Frequent exposure to varied office (medical clinic/office) environments. Rare exposure to dust and loud noises.


Axis Community Health is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please contact for assistance.

Disclaimer: This job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, Axis Community Health reserves the right to modify or change the requirements of the job based on business necessity.

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5925 W Las Positas Blvd STE 100
Pleasanton CA 94588
United States
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