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Inpatient Psychiatrist- Consult Liaison-York County- Southern Maine Health Care

Scarborough, Maine
Closing date
Jun 5, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type

Attending Consult Liaison/Emergency Department Psychiatrist

Southern Maine Healthcare seeks a board certified psychiatrist for consultation with the Emergency Department for behavioral health patient s assessment, disposition, and treatment recommendations. The position works in coordination with our Maine Behavioral Health Crisis Services, who see all behavioral health patients, and with the Emergency Department Physicians to whom the consultation is provided. The position also provides floor consultations for the hospital.

The position is with Maine Behavioral Healthcare, working physically at Southern Maine Healthcare in Biddeford. There is a 40 bed inpatient behavioral health unit at the SMHC Sanford campus, a Psychiatric Partial Hospital, and an integrated medication assisted treatment program as a part of SMHC for different levels of care of referral. In addition, SMHC has ECT at its Sanford site. MBH in Biddeford has access to outpatient services, both Child and Adult, Adult ACT services, as well as CSU and residential services.

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


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

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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