Skip to Main Content

Psychiatry, Psychiatry Opportunity - Southeastern Connecticut

Hartford Healthcare (HHC) Norwich, CT

  • Employment Type Other

William W. Backus Hospital ( is seeking a BC/BE Adult Psychiatrist for a full-time position within its Department of Psychiatric Services. Backus is a modern and progressive 213-bed, not-for-profit acute care community hospital that provides state-of-the-art comprehensive medical and behavioral health services to residents of its 22-town service area in Eastern Connecticut. The hospital is also a member of Hartford HealthCare (, the largest, most comprehensive integrated health care delivery system with the largest behavioral health network in Connecticut.

Position details:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefit program
  • 80% out-patient work with the remainder being in-patient responsibilities.
  • Call - every 6th weekend with rounding on the 18-bed unit and some telephone call during the week.

Located in historic Norwich, Backus Hospital is in the heart of some of New England’s most stunning communities where we experience the best of all four seasons. Our location in the “Last Green Valley” offers a variety of lifestyle options including commutes from the shoreline, leafy suburbs, river communities and upscale urban areas. We also take advantage of excellent schools, recreational, cultural and sporting activities and a wide range of reasonably priced housing - all while being close to Hartford, Providence, Boston and New York City.

Come join the next generation of integrated health systems, marked by a strong patient focus, heightened efficiency, consistent quality performance and open, collaborative sharing of best practices. Hartford HealthCare is dedicated to providing patients with an exceptional, coordinated care experience and a single, high standard of service. A hallmark of HHC's vision is to strengthen access to care close to home for patients by enhancing local healthcare delivery capabilities. All of the partner organizations within Hartford HealthCare are united by this vision and by our core values of Integrity, Caring, Excellence and Safety. In addition, HHC aims to create a culture and organizational structure where clinical care, education and research are supported to bring the latest technology and discoveries, clinical excellence and innovation to the patient and community.

Interested candidates can send a Cover Letter and CV to:

Mary Ann Tanguay, Physician Recruiter / 860 716-9850

Hartford Healthcare (HHC)

Posted: over a month ago