17579 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News , VA 23603
Newport News, VA C/A Psychiatrist
Newport News Behavioral Health Center is recruiting a full-time Staff Psychiatrist for a new Child and Adolescent Inpatient unit. Duties for the new physician include admission evaluations, treatment team leadership, medication management and direct patient care. The predominant caseload will be adolescent ages 8-21 years with broad range psychiatric and behavioral issues. Physicians at Newport News BHC work in a collegial, supportive and caring environment working with other physicians, clinical staff and administration where there is opportunity for professional and personal growth. Caseload and call are manageable. The position is full-time employed or contract work. The ideal candidates will be BE/BC in Child Psychiatry OR BE/BC in General Psychiatrist with focused interest and experience working with adolescent and Adults 8-21 years of age.
Newport News Behavioral Health Center provides focused acute, intermediate and long term care to adolescents with psychiatric and behavior disorders. All highly structured services are provided by multispecialty treatment teams of clinical staff and physicians. Newport News is located within the city of Newport News, Virginia and is a JCAHO accredited residential treatment facility
Newport News Behavioral Health Centerresidential program, for males and females ages 8-21, consist of a cognitive behavioral treatment model that encourages youth to safely explore thoughts and feelings related to the development of positive and desirable behavior within their homes and communities. Our programs have been designed to provide each individual resident quality mental health treatment in a safe therapeutic environment.
Newport News is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS). The campus located in Newport News, VA is 33 wooded acres within a short drive to scenic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and Norfolk. The area offers a wide range of recreational and cultural activities, as well as the influence of many colleges, universities and medical schools.
Newport News BHC website is accessible via the main UHS website at www.uhsinc.com
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