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Our healthcare department is seeking an experienced and empathetic candidate to join us as a Psychiatrist.

As a Psychiatrist, your primary responsibility will be evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients with mental disorders. Your duties will be conducting psychiatric evaluations and developing treatment plans.

To be successful in this job role, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine. Besides this, you should complete a residency program in Psychiatry. Prescribing the medications according to the diagnosis is a mandatory task for this role.

You should possess extensive knowledge of general psychiatrist principles and practices. In addition to this, you should possess extraordinary listening skills and the ability to provide emotional support to the patient.

If you think you can take up this challenging position as a Psychiatrist, then send us your application. We will be pleased to meet with you.


  • Observing the patients behavior and making notes

  • Screening the patients by physical examinations and psychological testing.

  • Finding out the nature of the mental disorder.

  • Prescribing psychotherapeutic treatments and medications.

  • Inquiring with the patient’s family about the patient's social and medical history.

  • Maintaining the patient’s information for future reference.

  • Developing a treatment plan for the patients.

  • Monitoring the effect of medications.

  • Collaborating with Psychologists and other medical professionals if needed.

  • Overseeing the patient’s progress.

  • Offering the patients emotional and mental support.

  • Following up with the patients regularly.

  • Providing crisis intervention if needed.

  • Informing the patient’s close ones about the patient’s condition.

  • Adhering to the rules and regulations of medicare.

  • Staying updated with the latest medical treatments on mental care.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or a related field.

  • Proven work experience as a Psychiatrist or a similar position in the Healthcare unit.

  • A professional training program in Psychiatry will be an added advantage.

  • A valid license as a Psychiatrist is required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to explain the patient in an understandable manner.

  • Demonstrate exceptional listening skills.

  • Outstanding bedside manners.

  • Exceptional ability to diagnose and treat the patients.

  • Good observation skills.

  • A passionate and calm individual.

  • Excellent understanding of various psychological principles.

  • In-depth knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder.

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Ability to manage time efficiently.

  • Quick decision-making abilities.

  • A keen eye for detail.

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