TidalHealth is seeking a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist to lead our child & adolescent (C&A) inpatient acute care and partial hospitalization behavioral health services. This position is both an administrative and clinical position.
Seeking a full-time positive, flexible, and teamwork driven psychiatrist to provide psychiatric services and administrative support to a brand new C&A inpatient acute care unit. In addition, this position would have oversight of a soon to be established adolescent partial hospitalization program – as well as oversight of the C&A psychiatric consult program in the emergency department. The C&A inpatient unit is expected to be completed and operational by October 2021. The adolescent PHP is expected to open in July 2021. This an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be in a leadership role to support the operational & programmatic development of this important service.
The unit(s) will be located on Peninsula Regional’s beautiful hospital campus and is part of a robust and growing service line encompassing adult inpatient services, adult partial hospitalization services, 2 outpatient behavioral health clinics, and 24/7 behavioral health services in the emergency department. This position offers the candidate loan forgiveness and the opportunity to be part of an expanding multidisciplinary team that focuses on service excellence and patient-centered care.
Current license to practice in Maryland at the time of hire.
Board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry and active DEA license
Minimum of 8 years in the management and direction of clinical programs for the child and adolescent population. Experience in developing and operating a new C&A unit highly desirable.
Experience working with an electronic medical record system – EPIC preferred.
Ability to meet all deadlines, respond promptly and professionally to organizational and clinical issues, and manage multiple priorities.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Round daily on established caseload on the inpatient unit.
Oversee and assist with the partial hospitalization program as needed.
Provide stabilization, medication management, and supportive therapy to the patient.
Coordinate with the patient’s multi-disciplinary team, including but not limited to, psychiatric pharmacists, social workers, music, art, and recreational therapists, RN’s, and psychiatric technicians.
Lead daily treatment team meetings to coordinate patient care.
Participate in family/support and discharge sessions as available and clinically relevant.
Adhere to the service line’s policies regarding treatment protocols, documentation, and productivity targets. Actively work with the program director to update and/or create policies and processes to improve unit(s) performance.
Oversee and create C&A provider staffing and call schedule.
Participate in on-call responsibilities as needed
Attend Department of Psychiatry meeting.
Represent C&A Behavioral Health at medical staff and interdepartmental meetings.
Internal Number: 243391
Practicing medicine with TidalHealth Medical Partners provides an extraordinary work/life balance. This physician-led, professionally managed, multispecialty group practice is a place that promotes low stress and resilience, and where providers enjoy a familial sense of collegiality.
Peninsula Regional, our flagship tertiary care hospital, is ranked among the 250 BEST HOSPITALS in the nation by Healthgrades® and is a five-star hospital by the Centers Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Nanticoke Hospital was founded in 1945 as a living memorial to those who served our county in a time of war. Nanticoke, a 99-bed community hospital with its own distinction of being named one of the nation’s top 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health joined the TidalHealth family in January of 2020.
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