This week’s Job Description Project Submission will be completed on a “Psychiatrist“. Also attached is a sample paper to give an idea as to what the professor is looking for.
A Sample Paper for use when setting/formatting your paper for these submissions may be accessed here: Job Description Assignment Sample Paper Download Job Description Assignment Sample Paperor access the paper under the Course Resources module.
Below are the Job Description Project Submission Assignment instructions from the Syllabus:
Must be 2-3 pages (double-spaced) PER profession reviewed. Use 11 pt (Calibri or Arial) or 12 pt (Times New Roman) font size, 1-inch margins on all sides.
Must include a references page (using a minimum of 4 references minimum per profession reviewed). References should be in APA style. (7th) References page does not count toward the 2-page minimum. References do not have to be peer-reviewed journal articles for this assignment. Please note that ALL information obtained from another source other than yourself must have both a citation in the text of the paper when using the information (typically with at least author and date) AND a corresponding reference on the references page. This includes if you obtain information from a university website about a degree program, or if you obtain information from a job listing website or a company website, etc.
Must be written in narrative format following the order below and addressing each area sufficiently.
Job description project assignments are graded based primarily on 4 criteria: Comprehensive Content (content covers the required information); Length (submission is at least 2 pages in length, double spaced); References (APA-style references page is included; minimum 4 references); Format (in narrative format; follows required order/organization; quality grammar and spelling).
For your references, you may use sources such as O*NET** Online, APA, AMA, AOA, ACA, NASP as well as other reliable online information sources to complete a job description review for the following professions: psychiatrist
For each profession, the job description write-up must include all of the following (use the headings in bold within your submission to help organize your content see sample paper also):
Scope of Practice: Define the scope of practice of the professional (i.e., provide a 2-3 sentence description of what this professional does).
Education & Training: Describe the education required for the profession (i.e., college degrees required, majors). What knowledge, skills, and abilities does this professional need to possess? Identify at least one college or university that offers the required educational degree or training programs for that profession, as well as the basic application requirements for that program. Describe additional required training (e.g., clinical internships, postdoctoral fellowships, residency, supervised practice) required for this specialty.
Licensure: Describe the type of license the professional would need to hold in Mississippi AND one other state of your choice. What is required to obtain this license (i.e., education, training, examinations, etc.)?
Work Settings: Describe the type of work settings for these professionals (e.g., hospital, mental health clinic, school, university counseling center). Identify an example of at least one agency in which such a professional would be employed (e.g., Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources; Mississippi State Hospital).
Work Activities/Job Posting: Provide a summary of the type of work activities and tasks in which this professional engages. Include a summary of a current job posting/description located online in at least one of the settings described above (include the agency name, position title, job requirements, duties, and other available information).
Professional Organization: Identify a major national professional organization to which this professional is likely to belong (e.g., American Psychological Association). List out the requirements for membership in that organization.
Comparison: Compare and contrast how this profession differs from the other related professions (e.g., how does a psychologist differ from a school counselor or psychiatrist)
**Note: O*NET is found online at: http://online.onetcenter.org/ (Links to an external site.) (type in the job title you are searching for into the Occupation Quick Search area in the top right of the website)