We’re a Good Family to Know:

Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.

Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities and strong core values, PFH remains a “Good Family to Know!”

Your role at PFH:

As a Psychiatrist, you are responsible for specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and/or substance abuse in both adults and adolescents. You will:

  • Ensure clinical excellence of medical services such as evaluations and medication management provided by the agency to clients, employees, and the community, in a manner consistent with the fiscal responsibilities of the agency.
  • Provide individual medical psychotherapy, psychiatric evaluations and diagnosis, medication reviews, psychiatric consultations, staff supervision including APN collaborative practice and observation orders.
  • Responsible for improving clinical outcome and treatment effectiveness and increasing the agency’s overall cost-effectiveness of care.
  • Provide availability of services in the solution of emergent problems involving clinical considerations, including on-call responsibilities.
  • Develop an active communication strategy with the clinical staff to ascertain staff and client medical needs are met.
  • Responsible for assuring compliance with PFH’s code of ethics in an effort to maintain the ethical integrity of the agency as a whole when dealing with client issues.
  • Serve as the collaborating Physician for three (3) to six (6) nurse practitioners/ physician assistants.

We think you’d be great for this role if you have:

  • A current physician, with surgeon’s license, and board certified psychiatrist license to practice in the state of Missouri.
  • Applicant must currently have Data 2000 Waiver, or be willing to obtain upon hire.

Applicant must be willing to become licensed in additional states, other than the state currently licensed in. Applicant must be willing and comfortable with providing telehealth services to the individuals we serve.

You’ll love being a part of our family because:

Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide. Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.

Our eligible associates enjoy some of the following PFH Perks:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plan options
  • Competitive 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan – up to 5% match!
  • Company paid basic life insurance
  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Emergency Medical Leave Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – healthcare and dependent child-care
  • Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • License/Certification Reimbursement

Our human resources team wants to let you know what’s required:

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:

  • Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/ neglect.
  • Motor vehicle driving record check.
  • Education and license/certification verification (if applicable).
  • Employment and/or personal reference checks.