An excellent 30-70% INPATIENT and OUTPATIENT psychiatric opportunity is available in an adult and geriatric practice, within an independent, not for profit hospital. This is a hospital employed position in Hickory, North Carolina. Hickory is located about 45 minutes northwest of Charlotte and 60 minutes east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The practice environment offers a fully supportive and engaged administration and a comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment team, which includes a clinical psychologist, nurse practitioner, and licensed clinical social worker, with other disciplines on staff. Full benefits include malpractice, dental, health, life, disability coverage; 4 weeks vacation, 6 paid holidays per year; 5 CME days per year with expense reimbursement; professional licensure and membership reimbursement. Compensation is a base salary plus RVU bonus structure, following up to a 6 month salary guarantee period.