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Physician - Psychiatrist

Ascension Tennessee
McMinnville, Tennessee
Closing date
Feb 15, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type

* Specialty: Psychiatrist (Inpatient only)
* Schedule: Full Time
* Practice Detail: Inpatient Behavioral Health Team
* EMR System: Cerner
* Facility: Ascension Saint Thomas Stones River and Highlands Hospitals
* Location: Woodbury and Sparta, TN
* Visa Eligibility: None


Paid time off (PTO)
Various health insurance options & wellness plans
Retirement benefits including employer match plans
Long-term & short-term disability
Employee assistance programs (EAP)
Parental leave & adoption assistance
Tuition reimbursement
Ways to give back to your community

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.


Ascension Medical Group is looking for a Full-Time Inpatient Psychiatrist to join and support or behavioral health programs in our Ascension Saint Thomas Stones River and Highlands Hospitals in both Woodbury and Sparta, TN.

Position Highlights:

* Full Time schedule working with another Physician and APP support
* Providing inpatient support to our Adult and Geriatric patient populations
* Growing program currently servicing (1) Adult and (2) Geriatric Behavioral Inpatient units
* Full Time with Benefits

About Ascension Saint Thomas Stones River Hospital

* Advanced and specialized mental health care
* Adult Behavioral Health unit
* Geropsych Behavioral Health unit
* Delivers 24/7 emergency care.
* Close proximity to Murfreesboro, TN (18 miles)

About Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital

* 60 licensed beds (currently operating as private rooms)
* Acute Care Floor plus a 14-bed Geropsych Inpatient Unit
* Established Hospitalist Program
* Emergency Department staffed by ED certified physicians
* Strong Community Support

About Woodbury

* Woodbury is located in Cannon Co, TN
* Small Town living with access
* Popular attractions include: Short Mountain Distillery; Arts Center of Cannon County; Antiques and More
* Located 20 min East of Murfreesboro and a short drive to several lakes and park

About Sparta

* Sparta is a small community big on Character and APPEAL.
* Located in White County, is situated on the bank of Calfkiller River in a beautiful valley at the foot of the Cumberland Plateau Mountains.
* Home of Lester Flatt who gained international fame as a bluegrass music artist and writer
* Outdoor activities including multiple State Parks and Center Hill Lake which offer tons of Hiking, Boating, and Fishing as well as plenty of sightseeing opportunities.
* Just a short drive to the Nashville International Airport

About Ascension Medical Group
When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.


Required Credential(s):
Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. KY License also required if working in a Kentucky facility.

Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) or Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) required.

Additional Preferences


Why Join Our Team

Ascension Saint Thomas in Tennessee is one of the largest healthcare providers in the state. Offering rewarding careers across 12 hospital campuses and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics, and rehabilitation facilities, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers, like you, to join us and influence care across our communities.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster.

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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