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Psychiatric Emergency Physician

Acclaim Multi-Specialty Group
Fort Worth, Texas
Closing date
May 1, 2025

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Full Time
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Acclaim Physician Group, Inc. (Acclaim) is a multi specialty medical group practice comprised of over 500 physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants that partner with JPS Health Network (JPS). Acclaim supports JPS’s mission of transforming healthcare delivery for the communities we serve. From primary care to pediatrics to a full range of specialties, Acclaim’s goal is to provide high-quality, compassionate care for every patient, every time.

As the county health network and Level-1 Trauma Center, JPS has been serving the residents of Tarrant County for over 100 years. In addition to providing high-quality care, JPS is also an urban teaching hospital with a long history of training physicians and medical students. JPS offers 18 residency and fellowship programs, including the largest family medicine residency in the nation. JPS educates in tandem with the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Texas Christian University Medical School.

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Job Description:

The Psychiatric Emergency Center is located on the 10th floor of John Peter Smith Hospital’s main building and is the only Psychiatric Emergency Center in Tarrant County. A highly skilled team of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers and support personnel provide 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week services for people in mental health crisis, both voluntary and involuntary services. People can receive triage, evaluation, observation and admission services.

The Psychiatric Emergency Center focuses on all individuals that present for evaluation. The multidisciplinary team assesses the person and their situation to coordinate care for the best possible treatment plan. Primarily adult patients, with also some adolescents.

Job Summary:
Psychiatric Triage
Psychiatric Evaluation
Short term interventions including observation, monitoring and stabilization of acute crisis
Referral services that meet the needs of the individual person
Evaluation for admission to an Acute Inpatient Units


Full Time - 12 hour shifts (8:00 – 8:00).  Must be flexible to work days/night/weekends


Required Education and Experience:
• Current Medical Doctor (M.D) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from an accredited school of medicine.
• Residency and/or Fellowship training within specialty.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
• Current, unrestricted medical license to practice in the State of Texas.
• Board Certification or Board Eligible.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Previous experience working in a PEC as a student or faculty member preferred, but not required

Location Address: 
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
United States

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