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Psychiatrist - Child & Adolescent - Mansfield, CT

Employer
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
Location
Mansfield Center, Connecticut
Closing date
Aug 28, 2024

Job Details

Description
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Psychiatrist Inpatient Child & Adolescent - Natchaug Hospital

There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join Hartford HealthCare's Behavioral Health Network (BHN). The BHN - New England's largest - is a nationally recognized and respected provider of behavioral health services in CT.

When people in Eastern Connecticut need help with behavioral health - whether for psychiatric illness or chemical dependency - they turn to Natchaug Hospital. The hospital's 57-bed facility in Mansfield Center, Connecticut, provides inpatient care for over 650 children and adolescents and 1,300 adults with mental illness or substance abuse issues each year.

• Opportunity to Provide direct patient services in an inpatient setting at Natchaug Hospital in Mansfield, Connecticut

• Provide direct patient services including diagnostic admission evaluations, psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, as appropriate.

• Works within a multi-disciplinary treatment team and may act as a clinical team leader for the coordination and supervision of care provided across clinical disciplines, including providing guidance and leadership to other clinicians on the team in formulating and implementing the treatment plan.

• Works within a multi-disciplinary treatment team to minimize restraint and seclusion and to champion quality improvement projects.

• Completes timely documentation of assessments, clinical interventions and discharge summaries and updates records as specified in medical staff regulations and per regulatory requirements.

• Monitor risk indicators and act to address risk management issues in a timely manner to ensure client, staff and visitor safety, and to safeguard the Hospital from adverse events. Includes consultation with peers and acting as a resource/consultant to other members of the treatment team.

• Adheres to prescribing practices that are safe and evidence based. Obtains appropriate and informed consent for medications trials prior to prescribing.

• Acts as liaison and communicates effectively with outside providers, primary care physicians, schools and family members as needed.

• As assigned at Natchaug Hospital will provide rotational coverage to ensure continuity of psychiatric coverage/consultation services during, day time hours, nights, weekends, vacations and holidays. Will ensure coverage has been appropriately scheduled during own absences.

• Provide supervision to selected medical students, residents and non-physician health professionals.

• Participates in Medical Staff Committees and meetings as specified in Medical Staff regulations.

• Strong multidisciplinary approach with a collegial and work-family feel.

• Loan repayment eligible

• We support your development and wellbeing through the respected HHC Provider Leadership Development Institute and the groundbreaking Office of Provider Wellness

• Close proximity UConn campus, which boasts a variety of dining experiences, arts and culture.

• Quick and direct access to hiking and biking trails to submerse in the serene landscapes of the Connecticut's East Region.

• Close to RI, MA borders; easy to access MA turnpike

• Completes timely documentation of assessments, clinical interventions and discharge summaries and updates records as specified in medical staff regulations and per regulatory requirements.

• Monitor risk indicators and take action to address risk management issues in a timely manner to ensure client, staff and visitor safety, and to safeguard the Hospital from adverse events. Includes consultation with peers and acting as a resource/consultant to other members of the treatment team.

• Adheres to prescribing practices that are safe and evidence based. Obtains appropriate and informed consent for medications trials prior to prescribing.

• Acts as liaison and communicates effectively with outside providers, primary care physicians, schools and family members as needed.

• As assigned at Natchaug Hospital and Windham Hospital will provide rotational coverage to ensure continuity of psychiatric coverage/consultation services during, day time hours, nights, weekends, vacations and holidays. Will ensure coverage has been appropriately scheduled during own absences.

• Provide supervision to selected medical students, residents and non-physician health professionals.

• Participates in Medical Staff Committees and meetings as specified in Medical Staff regulations.

Please visit https://www.hhccareers.org/ for even more information about Hartford HealthCare and living and working in our region.

We look forward to speaking about all that HHC can offer you!

Contact: Nicolette Burns

Physician Recruitment and Integration

Nicolette.burns@hhchealth.org

Qualifications
  • For additional information:

    If you would like to schedule a discussion with our Medical Director, please e-mail Samuel McNeil, Physician Recruiter, samuel.mcneil@hhchealth.orgor call/text 860-637-5571

    Experience Requirements:

    Experience in child and adolescent inpatient and evaluation services, experience with a multidisciplinary team treatment model.

    Licensure/Certifications Required:

    Board Certified (or Board Eligible psychiatrist if within 5 years of residency)

    State of CT, Department of Public Health medical license; DEA; CCSR

    Other: Computer and keyboarding skills required.

Company

About Hartford HealthCare

The Hartford HealthCare network employs over 2,500 providers in over 400 practice locations throughout Connecticut, 7 acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, one of the largest behavioral health networks and one of the largest, physician-led, multi-specialty medical groups in New England.

This means MORE OPTIONS to propel careers to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.

Our location: Connecticut is located within two hours of Boston and New York City and offers access to the finest schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational activities, access to New England beaches and ski resorts, and options to live near the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.

Company info
Website
Telephone
860-558-6591
Location
1290 Silas Deane Highway
2nd Floor
Wethersfield
Connecticut
06109
US

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