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St. Lawrence Health - Psychiatrist

Rochester Regional Health
Massena, New York
Closing date
Oct 31, 2024

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Full Time
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About St. Lawrence Health

St. Lawrence Health (SLH) was established in December 2013 with the mission to improve health and to expand access through coordination and integration of services.

SLH became an affiliate of Rochester Regional Health (RRH) in January 2021. RRH is an internationally recognized integrated health services organization, and its industry distinctions include year-after-year Healthgrades awards, America s 50 Best Hospitals , multiple Magnet Awards for nursing excellence, and the greatest number of Beacon Awards for Excellence of any hospital system in the nation.

Working together with our community partners, including local health departments and agencies, we are focused on disease prevention, promoting access to quality healthcare services, and improving the overall quality of life for our communities.

Core Hospitals

SLH is comprised of three hospitals and a number of outreach primary and specialty care practices throughout St. Lawrence County. Each practice is affiliated with one of our hospitals.

  • Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) is a not-for-profit community healthcare facility certified for 94 beds. Its core programs include emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, critical care, and a Level III Trauma Center that is fully equipped to provide rapid and thorough trauma care to adults involved in physically traumatic situations.
  • Gouverneur Hospital (GH) is a not-for-profit critical access hospital certified for 25 beds. Services include emergency care, medical imaging and EKGs, laboratory, physical rehabilitation, and respiratory therapy. GH also houses our comprehensive substance abuse rehabilitation programs, including medicated assisted treatment, and behavioral therapies.
  • Massena Hospital (MH) is a 25-bed acute care hospital providing inpatient, medical, surgical, and detoxification services in addition to emergency care. MH s main campus also provides medical imaging and laboratory services, nutritional counseling, respiratory care, cardiac rehabilitation, and inpatient physical and speech therapies. Outreach health centers offer the community cardiology, infusion, nephrology, neurology, OB-GYN and women s health, pediatrics, and primary care.

The Practice

Offering compassionate, integrated, holistic, evidence-based treatment, St. Lawrence Health s Behavioral Health services are individualized to meet your needs. Our goal is to provide effective interventions that will assist individuals in resolving emotional and psychological problems, maintain stability over time, and facilitate independent functioning.

At St. Lawrence Health, we aim to offer the most comprehensive behavioral health and substance abuse care to our patients. We believe that our primary responsibility is to provide a therapeutic environment and the resources for restoring and maintaining health. We provide interventions that allow individuals to reduce their symptoms and regain their confidence. Our services include: behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and adults, outpatient programs, inpatient detoxification programs, outpatient substance use programs, animal-assisted therapy.

The Position

You are the future of patient-focused medicine. With our new models of care, procedures, treatments and technologies, we empower advancement within you. At St. Lawrence Health, an affiliate of Rochester Regional Health, our culture of ongoing improvement will enable you to deliver superior patient care and outcomes throughout northern New York.

St. Lawrence Health is looking for full time Psychiatrists to join the team.

  • The ideal candidate will be BE within 5 years of completing residency or BC in Psychiatry.
  • This position is 100% outpatient services and no in-person call.
  • The physician is responsible to respond to CPH inpatient hospital consults every other week.
  • Coverage needed in Potsdam (Canton-Potsdam Hospital, CPH ) and Gouverneur (Gouverneur Hospital, GH ) with potential outreach to other clinics.
  • Collaborative environment working with psychologists, LCSW s, therapists and nurses.
  • Psychiatrists will see patients 6+ years of age to geriatric range of patients.

Financial Package

Compensation: Competitive compensation based on MGMA benchmarking

Signing Bonus: $25,000

Relocation: $15,000

Licensing & Dues: $2,000

CME s: $4,000

Benefit Time: 240 hours

Holiday Time: 7 days


Medical and Pharmacy Coverage: St. Lawrence Health offers the choice of two medical plans through Excellus, both including coverage for prescription drugs. Other benefits include.

Savings Accounts: St. Lawrence Health offers several accounts that enable you to pay for eligible expenses tax-free.

Other Benefits: Other benefits include Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Disability Insurance, NexGen Employee Assistance Program.

**Additional information can be provided upon request.

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