Adult Consultation Liaison-Psychiatrist

Location
Valhalla, NY
Posted
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
12017
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent
Job Details:
Adult Consultation Liaison-Psychiatrist Westchester Medical Center-Valhalla, NY Westchester Medical Center is seeking to add an exceptional Psychiatrist to their growing team! Psychiatrists with a passion for excellence in patient care and equally competent clinical skills should apply. Summary The Psychiatrist acts as a team leader/member of the treatment team on the psychiatry unit, ensures the delivery of quality psychiatric care, and maintains professional competence. The Psychiatrist will act within his/her scope of practice and within the privileges granted by WMCHealth. The Psychiatrist will negotiate the visit agenda with the patient and/or guardian in order to best meet patient expectations. Education, Training, & Experience MD or DO Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry Ability to obtain an active medical license in the state of New York Functions well in a team environment, contributing to and supporting organizational goals and initiatives. Desire to be part of a growing and high-volume psychiatry practice. Behavioral Sciences Program Overview The Department of Behavioral Health at Westchester Medical Center has been a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for the Hudson Valley for more than 90 years. As the region's leading provider of Mental Health Services, we offer a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep the Behavioral Health Center at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness. Community Information Poughkeepsie is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, an area surrounded by beautiful mountains as well as the Hudson River, offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer's market scene. The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College and the Culinary Institute of America, among others. Benefits and Compensation • Comprehensive benefits, including paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance • An academic appointment to New York Medical College, if appropriate • Collaboration with and support of an integrated team of Behavioral Health professionals • Being an integral part of the development to the dynamic and cutting edge Telepsychiatry program Company Information The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. To Apply visit www.WMCHealth.org/Careers. For more information about this opportunity, contact Andrea Ruggiero, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth by email to Andrea.Ruggiero@WMCHealth.org Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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