Inpatient Psychiatrist- York County- Southern Maine Health Care

Employer
MaineHealth
Location
Scarborough, Maine
Closing date
Feb 6, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Psychiatrist provides the medical leadership to the multidisciplinary teams in the treatment of patients in the Maine Behavioral Healthcare continuum of care. He/She directs the treatment team planning process pharmacologic and therapeutic interventions.

The inpatient Behavioral Health Unit in Sanford - a 40 bed, locked unit that provides a 24-hour treatment program designed to provide care for adults ages 18-95 in acute psychiatric crisis. The multidisciplinary team treats individuals experiencing major mental illnesses and addiction related problems. The program includes voluntary and involuntary levels of care. A team of mental health professionals plan and work together with the patient to provide psychiatric care, medical treatment, support, referral for follow-up care, and opportunities for learning and emotional growth. The team includes nursing, psychiatry, social work and case management. Programming on the mental health unit includes daily clinical groups in CBT and DBT, a therapeutic milieu, art therapy, medication management, and recreational activities. Access to AA meetings is also available. Family members are encouraged to participate in the planning of aftercare for the individual and to participate in a family meeting. Relapse prevention and follow up with outpatient community services is emphasized.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Graduate of Allopathic or Osteopathic Medical School. Completion of internship and psychiatric residency and/or fellowship training.

License/Certifications: Current and valid licensure as a physician by the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine. Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or be eligible for examination by the American Board as documented by written evidence. Board Certified or board eligible in general psychiatry. Current DEA Registration Certificate.

Experience: 3+ years experience inclusive residency and/or fellowship training.

Meet other credentialing criteria defined in Spring Harbor Medical Staff By-laws

LOCATION

The York County area is home to an abundance of attractions and natural beauty. Located just an hour north of Boston MA and minutes south of Portland ME. York County's convenient location makes it easy to explore all of New England. The ocean, mountains, lakes, and rivers are all within a short drive. Enjoy a tremendous work/life balance in Vacationland!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America. MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level. Interested candidates may submit a CV and cover letter to Dave Somers, Physician Recruiter at david.somers@mainehealth.org

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