Unit Chief Geriatric – Psychiatrist
Yale New Haven Hospital once again achieves Magnet Design Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) continues to rank among the top U.S. hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Hospitals” listing. Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in nine specialties. YNHH Psychiatry (11). Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT is nationally ranked in nine adult specialties and eight pediatric specialties.
The wide range of psychiatric services provided by Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital, in affiliation with Yale School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry, distinguish us as a world leader in clinical care, research, and education.
We take particular pride in our diverse and talented staff, including a cadre of compassionate clinicians, inter-disciplinary teams of talented investigators, and numerous committed and dedicated teachers — as well as a network of able alumni who remain vital to our missions. Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital not only provides the highest quality of patient care but also leads the nation in discoveries that are transforming our understanding and treatment of mental illness.
We are seeking an experienced Psychiatrist to provide direct clinical care and leadership on our 20 bed older adult unit. This unit, located in the general hospital, provides acute psychiatric care to adults aged 58 and older. The population comprises the full range of psychiatric illnesses, including depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and dementia with behavioral disturbance.
The position involves providing direct clinical care, directing the work of an APRN, and providing leadership for the unit, including staff development, regulatory readiness, quality improvement initiatives, and participating in program development.
We offer a competitive compensation package, with full benefits. Academic appointment at the Yale School of Medicine at the appropriate rank can be arranged.
The successful candidate will be Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry; Fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry strongly preferred. Several years of post-residency experience is also strongly preferred.