Adult Inpatient Psychiatrist, Hospital Employed – Vermont
We are looking for an inpatient clinical psychiatrist to join our Psychiatric Services Department. This is a hospital employed position.
Psychiatrist need on a 23-bed adult inpatient unit that includes a 17-bed general admission unit and an adjacent 6-bed psychiatric ICU. Although it is a locked unit, 90% are voluntary admissions. The inpatient team has been recently recognized by the State of Vermont for its exemplary work in leading the effort to reduce the incidence of seclusion and restraint. The successful candidate will be aligned philosophically with goal of minimizing all forms of coercive treatment through implementation of national best practice models.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in addiction medicine who are interested in providing outpatient services at our Medication Assisted Treatment Center. We also provide outpatient psychiatric services in a clinic affiliated with the hospital. If a physician has an interest in practicing a specialty one day per week, this could be done at the Outpatient facility.
Weekend call coverage is 1 in 6 weekends and includes coverage from Friday at 5pm to Sunday at 5pm with patient rounding on-site on Saturday and Sunday. Weeknight and evening coverage is by telephone only one night a week and assigned weekends. The psychiatry staff relies on a strong Crisis Team doing intake in the Emergency Dept. Additional paid call opportunities are available, but not required
The hospital is licensed for 188 beds. Service area 85,000. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible. Board eligibility is within five years of completion of training.