BC/BE Psychiatrist Opportunity Available in Booming West Valley City, UT

West Valley City, Utah
Aug 31, 2017
Position Type

Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Valley Campus is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic inpatient psychiatric medical director. The inpatient unit of this community hospital staffs up to 23 beds at this time. Duties will include acting as attending psychiatrist for the unit, providing on-call coverage, daily patient rounds, collaborating with our multi-disciplinary team, and other medical director duties as agreed upon.

If you enjoy working on a team with wonderful hospitalists, therapists, nurses, mid-level providers, and administration, contact us today!


About Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Valley Campus

Pioneer Valley Hospital originally began operations in 1963 with 3 operating rooms and 40 beds. In 2004 it completed an 18 month long expansion and renovation, significantly investing in state-of-the-art medical technology.

Now known as Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Valley Campus, this 139-bed, state-of-the-art hospital is host to over 36,000 emergency room visits, making it one of the busiest emergency departments in the state.

Welcome to West Valley City, Utah

Located less than 20 minutes from Salt Lake City, West Valley City is a booming city of 130,000, making it the second-largest city in the state of Utah. It is home to the Maverik Center, which hosted games in the 2002 Winter Olympics and currently hosts the EHCL’s Utah Grizzlies. It is also home to the USANA Amphitheatre, an outdoor venue that accommodates audiences of 20,000 for music festivals and touring artists. With plenty of parks, shopping, restaurants, and all the conveniences you could need, there’s no reason to travel far when you call West Valley City home. 

Clean, safe and friendly, West Valley City is a great environment for raising a family. Affordable housing, an excellent public school system, and relatively low congestion all contribute to a high quality of life. Diverse entertainment offerings in the theater, arts and professional and collegiate sports are available in-town and a few miles over in Salt Lake City. 

Drive just a few minutes outside of West Valley City, and you’ll find seven world-class ski resorts. Other favorite day trips include Utah’s northern mountains and southern Canyonlands, which offer world-famous summer recreation opportunities, including hiking, camping, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing and more. Closer to home – just a 50-minute drive away – you can enjoy Park City, home of the 2002 Winter Olympics and an internationally recognized ski and snowboard town in its own right. 

Come enjoy a career in beautiful West Valley City, Utah! With four distinct seasons and stunning mountain views, Utah’s second-largest city is the best place to live and work out West.





About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Steward’s unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. Steward operates 36 community hospitals in ten states that employ approximately 37,000 people and regularly receives top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes more than 26 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and more than 1.1 million covered lives through the company’s managed care and health insurance services.

Steward enjoys positive relationships in the communities where it operates and has provided $221 million in community benefits and paid more than $120 million in taxes in the past four years.

Founded in 2010 with investment from Cerberus Capital Management, Steward has methodically built a substantial portfolio of inpatient and outpatient services. After unprecedented success in New England, Steward has recently expanded nationally to Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Utah, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Colorado.


Hospital Highlights

Emergency Medical Services: A 25-bed emergency department providing medical care for major emergencies and a fast track for less-serious cases. Our door-to-doc time averages just 18 minutes. We have an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) program on site designed to reduce our door-to-balloon time (the time you enter our ER to the time you receive treatment in our Catheterization Lab) in addressing potential heart attack patients. Our door-to-balloon time is currently 58 minutes compared to the industry standard of 90 minutes.

Heart Care: Our experienced heart team is committed to delivering expert heart care. We offer a broad range of cardiac services, from sophisticated testing for early diagnosis to interventional treatments in our catheterization suite with dedicated staff 24/7.

Stroke Treatment Center: Our certification as a primary stroke treatment center is another step in our overall stroke treatment program, which includes specialized stroke treatment training for ER physicians, nurses and our emergency medical services, along with patient rehabilitation services and a stroke support group for continued healing.

Women’s Health: We provide care for all stages of a woman’s life, including maternity care with labor and delivery, postpartum, nursery, breast health and gynecological services. Our recently-renovated Women’s Center includes newly-remodeled rooms, a level II NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) and neonatologist coverage, to ensure you and your baby get the best care possible.

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services: Comprehensive orthopedic services including total joint replacement for knees, hips and shoulders; joint repair procedures; spine surgery; and a sports medicine program (Sports Med Utah). As part of our rehabilitation services, we have a large swimming pool on campus for aquatic therapy.

Diagnostic Imaging: Advanced imaging technology including a 64-slice CT scanner, MRI, nuclear medicine, digital mammography and ultrasound.

Behavioral Health Services: The Behavioral Health Services team provides comprehensive psychiatric care for adults. The 26-bed, state-of-the-art psychiatric unit provides inpatient services. The outpatient clinic provides medication management, individual therapy, group therapy, collaboration with patient’s family or identified support system and association with local mental health community authorities to provide additional support and resources for our patients.

Rehabilitation Services: Outpatient services including physical, occupational and speech therapies. We provide aquatic physical therapy on campus in our full-size swimming pool.

Hernia Center of Utah: Bringing together the newest techniques and materials in hernia repair. Our surgeons are experienced in treating primary and recurrent hernias using both open and laparoscopic methods. You will receive personalized care for your hernia. We believe each hernia is unique and we take a dynamic approach by selecting the best technique for each patient.

Reflux Center: For those who have a chronic form of heartburn known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), untreated symptoms can lead to a variety of health complications. If you experience frequent or extended heartburn (twice a week on a regular basis) it is important to get help right away, and be aware of your treatment options.

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