Geriatric Psychiatrist

Location
Bridgeport, CT
Posted
Oct 11, 2020
Ref
21095
Specialty
Geriatrics, Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost-effectiveness, and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals - Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven Hospitals, several specialty networks, and Northeast Medical Group, a physician-led, non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians.

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

Join YNHHS at Bridgeport Hospital as a B/E, B/C Geriatric Psychiatrist on a full-time basis! This weekday position is located at Bridgeport Hospital witha one-in-six weekend call!

Our team consists of seven board-certified physicians and five advanced practice providers with specializations in geriatric psychiatry, emergency medicine, outpatient child and adolescent services, and psychiatry. We have a full care coordination team such as Nurses, Social Workers, and Physical Therapists, to also assist in the treatment and care of our patients.

The inpatient Geriatric Psychiatrist will be required to perform team rounds, admissions, discharges, creating aftercare plans, and providing consultation services to the hospital. Provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment to patients on both the Inpatient units and ED Crisis at Bridgeport Hospital, in addition to Outpatient care at offsite location(s), as well as consultative services on Med-Surg units. There is scheduled rotation for on-call duty. Educational responsibilities, at times, with Bridgeport Hospital house staff, Yale medical students, Bridgeport University students and the general community. The Geriatric Psychiatrist is responsible to direct the care of each patient in our 19-bed unit.

Located in beautiful coastal Connecticut, these areas boast wonderful family oriented residential communities. There is quick access to New York City and Boston with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums, and restaurants.

To learn more, please contact our In-House Physician Recruiter:

Elena Geanuracos, Elena.geanuracos@ynhh.org or 203-502-6529

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Qualifications

EDUCATION

B/C or B/E Geriatric Psychiatrist

MD required

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