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Hospital Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Employer
Commonspirit Health
Location
Seattle, Washington
Closing date
Jul 6, 2025

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Overview
Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a BE/BC Psychiatrist to join our team in the role of Hospital Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist.

 


Responsibilities
This is a hospital-based position that works cooperatively with the medical, surgical, emergency and social work services to address the complex medical and behavioral health needs of patients receiving care at Virginia Mason Medical Center. This includes providing care for people experiencing delirium, and mood, psychotic, anxiety, substance use, and somatic symptom disorders, among others. The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry service also works closely with patients in the hospital under the Involuntary Treatment Act with Single Bed Certification. The Consultation-Liaison psychiatrists have an important role in the education of clinical teams about behavioral health care, including multiple residency programs. The collaborative nature of this position, and partnership with physician and advanced practitioners, medical and surgical trainees, nurses, social work and other health professionals in a team-based environment is particularly rewarding.

Schedule/Call

The consult psychiatry team works weekdays taking consults from 8-5.There are currently no overnight or weekend responsibilities for team members as this is currently covered by an outside tele psychiatry service. 

 


Qualifications
 

BE/BC Psychiatrist, Fellowship training and BC/BE in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is preferredAbility to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WAAbility to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice 

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

 

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington State – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. Our integrated health system has nearly 1,500 hospital beds including Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, a teaching organization which coaches health care professionals and others around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative lean management method for improving quality and safety.

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at VMFH

 

We commit to fostering an equitable, diverse and intentionally inclusive environment – we strive for all to feel valued, respected and that they belong. Our unique life experiences and backgrounds make our patient care extraordinary. Our diversity fuels our culture of innovation and transformative health care. Our differences are our strengths and inspire a promising future.

 

Living in the Pacific Northwest



Located in the Pacific NW, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year round and close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you’d like to enjoy.

 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 


Pay Range
$143.72 - $154.52 /hour

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