Psychiatry (with Leadership Opportunity)

Arnot Health
Elmira, New York
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Arnot Health is interviewing for a Clinical Psychiatrist to work a hybrid schedule with approximately half inpatient & half outpatient work. If eligible, this candidate would also serve as the Medical Director for the Behavioral Science Unit, located at St. Joseph's Hospital in Elmira, NY. 


The Medical Director provides general oversight of operations for the BSU and associated medical & support staff on clinical issues and patient care questions that arise during program operations. This candidate would:

  • Oversee all aspects of the Medical & AHP staff with the Administrative Director & Department Chair
  • Drive Medical & AHP staff performance assessments and reviews, including the use of such tools as analytics & dashboards
  • Assist with oversight of staffing levels, performance, and accountability
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant federal and state laws & regulations, meeting the requirements and responsibilities of the Medical Director under NYCRR Title 14 part 580, and NYS Mental Hygiene Law
  • Assist with the planning & implementation of the performance improvement program
  • Function as a consultant, when needed to other Psychiatrists and AHPs admitting patients to the BSU
  • Insure coverage of the BSU at all times by a qualified Psychiatrist member of the Medical Staff

You will be joining our 210+ member multi-specialty practice where you will be supported by the exceptionally capable & experienced nurses and social workers in the 25-bed BSU which is certified by NYS OMH.

Affiliated with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Arnot Health is one of the largest Graduate Medical Education training sites. Our training programs include numerous Primary and Specialty care Residencies and Fellowships including a Psychiatry Residency program. Candidates with a passion for teaching are of special interest.

If you are seeking a collegial practice that offers the rewards of a balanced professional and personal lifestyle in a beautiful suburban community, then you must explore this opportunity!

Income Details / Benefits:

  • Highly Competitive Salary Guarantee with Incentives
  • Employment Bonus
  • Vacation Time
  • CME Days
  • Relocation
  • Residency / Fellowship Stipend
  • Full Malpractice Insurance
  • Health, Vision, Dental Benefits
  • 401(k) and/or 403(b)

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