Physician - Geriatric Psychiatry

Location
Crawfordsville, Indiana
Posted
Jun 20, 2020
Ref
57502-en_US
Specialty
Geriatrics
Position Type
Permanent
Psychiatry

Franciscan Physician Network
1710 Lafayette Road
Crawfordsville, IN 47933

Call; Days; Holidays

Full-Time

Residency Required

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist to join our team and meet the growing demands for outpatient Behavioral Health services in Crawfordsville, Indiana. This is a full-time opportunity that will service patients with medication management and consult/therapy needs at our Franciscan Health Generations Geriatric Behavioral Health Crawfordsville .

Located at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville, Generations serves seniors 55 and older throughout Indiana and eastern Illinois who are expiring dementia, Alzheimer's disease or exhibiting inconsistent, disruptive, unpredictable or even suicidal behavior. This position will primarily be outpatient and assist when needed on the inpatient side.

WHAT WE NEED:

Ideal candidate will have a strong focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and desire to develop strong ties with the community and build long-lasting relationships with patients. Physician will need to work collaboratively to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Flexible Schedule: Monday - Friday
  • Weekday, Weekend & Holiday Call: Will take own call
  • Primarily older adult patient population
  • Average outpatient clinic volume: 12 - 15 patients per day
  • Will provide cross coverage for inpatient geriatric psychiatrist as needed
    • Average inpatient volume: 7 - 10 patients per day
  • Common Diagnoses:
    • Dementia
    • Dementia with Behavioral Disturbance
    • Depression
    • Delirium
    • Anxiety


WHO WE ARE:

Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH , brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health's hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.

With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic Health Care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.

WHAT WE OFFER:

At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:
  • Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives
  • Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages
  • Paid malpractice
  • 27 days of Allowed Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability
  • Customized marketing support
  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities


MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at practice@franciscanalliance.org or (844) 376-3627.

WHERE WE LIVE:

Lafayette is a multi-faceted town which encompasses a vibrant college scene, a beautiful natural landscape and a lively urban center. Across the Wabash River in West Lafayette, Purdue University draws a diverse young student population to the city. A walking tour of downtown Lafayette reveals a historic core of Victorian architecture, unique shops, and public art.

Nature abounds in the city and area parks , including Columbian Park, the Celery Bog wetlands, the Jerry E. Clegg Botanical Garden along Wildcat Creek, and Wolf Park in Battle Ground. Lafayette offers an excellent art scene with local breweries, wineries, shops, pick your own fruit farms among many other amenities and activities.

Western Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work. The AMA has designated Indiana as one of the nation's top "physician friendly" states due to its favorable malpractice status. The region is the home of Purdue Research Park and many multi-national companies which contribute to a strong, local economy. Offerings include highly-ranked public and private schools and diverse cultural activities.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Physician License

Certification(s): Board Certified

Travel: Never or Rarely

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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