Tri-City Mental Health Services

Psychiatrist I/II (19450511)

RC#19450511-160 V1617-13
Behavioral Health
Los Angeles Area
Until filled or until 100 applicants
$156,953.16-$297,387.11 Annually

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


2008 N Garey Avenue Pomona, 91767



****SIGN ON BONUS: $25,000 sign on bonus paid out following the completion of the first full pay period.  No repayment following 24 months of service.****


Tri-City is looking for one (1) special individual to serve as a Psychiatrist I/II for the Adult Services Division. The Psychiatrist I/II will provide medical and psychiatric treatment and diagnostic services to clients in the caseload of Tri-City and provide collaborative work with a multidisciplinary team in a public mental health center. Provide integrated, effective, and high quality behavioral health care to the residents of Pomona, Claremont and La Verne with moderate to severe functional impairment due to mental illness. The Psychiatrist I/II will advise staff on appropriate treatment techniques for specific cases and examine and treat clients requiring difficult forms of psychiatric treatment.  The Psychiatrist I/II will report to the Medical Director.

This position is responsible for a variety of ongoing responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Diagnosing and treatment of adults with severe and persistent mental illness;
  • Provide medication monitoring and support services to adults 18 years or older with severe and persistent mental illness;
  • Perform intake and diagnostic interviews on a scheduled and emergent basis;
  • Participate in diagnostic staff evaluation of clients;
  • Provide medical psychiatric treatment of clients;
  • Maintain and disseminate medical records and reports in compliance with Federal, State and Agency regulations, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, Public Law 111-005 (“HITECH Act”);
  • Provide medical consultative services to the mental health services staff; lead team conferences and provide clinical direction in unit(s) to which assigned; other duties as assigned, etc.

Ideal Candidate


Psychiatrist I:  Board Eligible for General Psychiatry and successful completion of a Psychiatry Residency Program.

Psychiatrist II:  Active and current board certification issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in at least one of the Board’s recognized specialties or subspecialties (e.g., general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, etc.) and successful completion of a general psychiatry residency program; OR:  Board eligible (not certified) Psychiatrists having completed their residencies prior to October 1, 1994 and possess 15 years or more of paid work experience following successful completion of the probationary period as Psychiatrist I with the Center. 

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered as qualifying. 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:       Physicians and Surgeons Certificate to practice medicine in the State of California (MD/DO), which is unrestricted and registration with DEA for controlled substances.

PREFERRED:   Two (2) years of experience in a community mental health setting; basic computer skills; knowledge of Electronic Health Records or Welligent are a plus; and bilingual abilities in Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Korean or Khmer.  Prior experience working with Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH) documentation is highly desired.



Merit Salary Increases: Annually based on performance, budget availability and supervisor approval.

CalPERS Pension: 2% @ 55 for Classic Members and 2% @ 62 for PEPRA Members; employee contributes 7% for Classic and 6.25% for PEPRA. No Social Security. 

Vacation:  80 hours per year, increasing with years of service with a maximum of 240 hours; cash out option available.

Sick Leave: Full-Time employees = 88 hours per year with no cap.

Continuing Medical Education Leave:  Up to 100 hours of CME leave per calendar year.

Holidays: 10 paid holidays per calendar year plus an additional 16 hours of Floating Holidays.

Flexible Work Schedule: 9/80 or 4/10, where applicable and approved by supervisor. **

Health Insurance:  Medical (Kaiser HMO), dental (MetLife PPO) and vision coverage (EyeMed) of which 80% is paid by Tri-City Mental Health Services (TCMHS).

Life Insurance: Paid at one times annual salary, paid by Tri-City MHS with additional optional coverage available.

Deferred Compensation (457b/401a): Available to interested employees; employer match of up to 4% base pay.

Sign On Bonus: $25,000 sign on bonus paid out following the completion of the first full pay period.

Retention Bonus: An annual bonus of $15,000 following completion of the third consecutive year of service and thereafter.

Association & Licensure Dues/Fees: Up to $5,000 paid for professional associations, memberships and/or licensure dues or fees per calendar.

Education Incentive:   An additional 5.5% increase to base pay for board certifications obtained while employed.

Wellness Stipend:  Up to $1,000 per fiscal year for the wellness programs.

Additional Optional Benefits: EAP, FSA, STD/LTD & ADD, Bilingual Incentive Pay, On Call Pay, Employee Referral Fee Program, Credit Union available through CU of So Cal, and more.


Special Instructions


REQUEST FOR ACCCOMODATION:  Tri-City Mental Health Services will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate disabled applicants.  If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at

Tri-City Human Resources Department may contact candidates via email or phone.  Please pay attention to both forms of communication as information regarding application status may be made by email or phone.

Tri-City does not cover the cost of relocation fees.

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