Charleston, SC, Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry, Independent Contractor
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health in Charleston, SC is currently recruiting for an Adult/Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our team.
The new addition to our group of Psychiatrist will cover a senior’s inpatient unit as well as some Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient duties. A fully staffed support team is ready to assist the new Physician in meeting the unique needs of patients who are experiencing psychiatric problems.
Duties of the position will include admission evaluations, treatment team leadership, and daily care of patients. There is shared call of weeknights by phone and weekends coming in for rounds on adult, adolescent and senior patients.
The compensation structure can be that of an independent contractor with reimbursement for patient contacts.
The qualifications for the position are the minimum requirements needed to be successful in the position. The level of experience and expertise for the job is determined by the current amount of expertise in the unit/department. If training or experience is not required but would be desirable, it is listed as preferred however; persons without preferred background will be considered in the hiring process.
Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications).
- MD/DO degree from an accredited program required
- Board certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry required
- Licensed to practice in the State of South Carolina
- Minimum of four years of training/practice experience
- Inpatient experience preferred
- Geriatric Psychiatry experience preferred
- Meets all credentialing criteria required by participating physicians
Interested individuals should apply through this ad or directly to the In-House Physician Recruitment Department of Universal Health Services, Inc.
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health serves the state of South Carolina as the largest stand-alone psychiatric hospital in the Lowcountry. With a broad range of Behavioral Health services, the facility has been helping the community for over 36 years. These services address the needs of individuals and families living with mental illness and substance misuse issues. Conveniently located off of I-26 at exit 216 in North Charleston, away from the congestion of downtown Charleston, our team of 200+ high-quality employees describe working here as “like family,” “supportive,” and “life-changing.” Our registered nurses, mental health technicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and therapists serve hundreds of adults, senior adults, and adolescents each month with the common goal of bringing hope back to their lives. There is meaning in this work and that is why many of our employees say they found their calling at Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health.
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's leading hospital management companies.
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