Inpatient Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry - Phelps Memorial Hospital

Location
Westchester County, New York
Posted
Feb 04, 2020
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent

Northwell Health’s Department of Behavioral Health is seeking a BC/BE Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist to join our team at Phelps Memorial Hospital located in Westchester County, a desirable suburb in NYC. Training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry/Psychosomatic Medicine is desirable, but not required.

The successful candidate will provide inpatient psychiatric consultations and follow-up on medical/surgical services as well as provide consultations in the emergency department. Responsibility includes evaluating and treating patients that have behavioral complications from medical illness, complications from medications, psychiatric disorders that are co-morbid with medical conditions, and medical complications of different psychiatric disorders. Responsibilities in the emergency department include assessment and management of behavioral emergencies and evaluating patients presenting with psychiatric complaints. There is a Family Medicine Residency Program and one of the responsibilities is participating in the teaching of the Family Medicine Residents.

Phelps Memorial is a 238-bed community hospital situated on a scenic 70-acre campus along the Hudson River in Sleepy Hollow, NY, just 40 minutes to NYC. Phelps offers one of the broadest ranges of community hospital services in Westchester. Patients benefit from distinguished physicians, many of whom are pioneers in their field, offering the most advanced procedures using the latest technology. With over 1,700 employees, we are one of the largest employers in Westchester County.

Our facility offers specialized programs for adults, senior adults, suicide prevention, chemical dependency, and substance abuse as well as community-based programs. Our individualized treatment approach offers age specific inpatient units for our patients. We also provide inpatient hospitalization for individuals in an acute stage of illness as well as partial hospitalization and outpatient services for those requiring a less intense level of care.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Academic appointment with The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is commensurate with credentials and experience.

For further information and to apply, please contact Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health: OPR@northwell.edu

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