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Inpatient Staff Psychiatrist- Float Pool- Southern and Coastal Maine

Scarborough, Maine
Closing date
Jun 5, 2025

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Full Time
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Position Summary

The Inpatient Float Psychiatrist provides inpatient psychiatric care with the multidisciplinary team in treatment of patients in Maine Behavioral Healthcare s inpatient units. Float pool psychiatrists cover the role of an inpatient psychiatrist for vacations and expected or unexpected absences. Their duties are the same as an inpatient psychiatrist during their time of coverage, directing the treatment team and planning pharmacologic and therapeutic interventions.

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.

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

Additional information:

Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) is an integrated system of behavioral health care services serving Maine and parts of New Hampshire. Services include inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care, community-based treatment programs, and integrated behavioral health care in MaineHealth primary care practices. Coordinating client and patient care across multiple locations and treatment settings provides optimal health outcomes and serves as a national model for treating people with behavioral health issues. We are a proud to be part of MaineHealth, Maine's largest health system. We share the MaineHealth mission, vision and values.

With 30-plus clinical programs and nearly 30 service locations from York to Norway to Belfast, MBH is one of the largest behavioral health care programs in the state. Our primary goal is connecting clients and patients to appropriate care where and when they need it.

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

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

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