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Psychiatrist II-State Agency Psychological Consultant-Psychiatrist

Job Description:
A State Agency Psychological Consultant (SAPC) – Psychiatrist is a licensed
physician (medical doctor) in the State of Texas, hired by and reporting to
the Social Security Administration (SSA) state Disability Determination
Services (DDS) Medical Consultant Services Division. The SAPC is
responsible for making accurate and timely mental and/or physical disability
determinations on SSA disability claims based on SSA disability regulations.

Duties include:
Performing highly advanced disability determination medical case reviews
ensuring the Social Security disability case is fully documented; all
significant facts are reflected in the determination; conflicting evidenced is
reconciled; the conclusion reached is sound and rational; the weight given to
the evidence is explained; the reasoning and thought process followed in
evaluating the evidence are reflected; and the effect of the impairment(s) on
the disability applicant’s work capacity is clearly indicated. Work is
performed under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use
of initiative and judgment.

Registrations, Licensure Requirements or Certifications:
Must be a licensed as a medical doctor by the State of Texas

This position occasionally requires work during the weekends, holidays, and
before or after normal business hours. DDS employees perform all business
functions for the Social Security Administration (SSA), using the federal SSA
network and equipment. Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)-12
security clearance is required.

For further details or to apply please click on the following link State of Texas.

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