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Psychiatric Medical Director Opportunity Just NE of Knoxville, TN

Company: Britt Medical Search
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Knoxville, Tennessee. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Currently seeking a Full-Time, Board Certified, Virginia and Tennessee Licensed Psychiatrist for a Regional Medical Director opportunity in Virginia. (Tennessee licensed psychiatrists are welcome to apply but will need to pursue a Virginia license prior to a start date.) A freestanding 28-bed adult psychiatric unit, is located minutes from our Regional Medical Center, provides inpatient psychiatric services to communities in both Southwestern Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.

In additional to daily treatment responsibilities, the Regional Medical Director will provide physician leadership for the Region's Psychiatry team, including 3-4 staff Psychiatrists and 7-8 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Collaborating with this team, the Regional Medical Director will work with the Behavioral Health Service Line leadership to optimize quality and operations across the 3 units (58 beds) and robust consult-liaison service that provides inpatient psychiatric services. This leadership position requires an enthusiastic, motivated individual who is constantly striving to improve processes. The appropriate candidate will have the ability to develop camaraderie with multiple teams, excellent communication skills and the ability to envision, as well as produce, change with a focus on innovating care to be more patient-centered and to meet the changing needs of an ever-evolving healthcare landscape.

Schedule:


  • Weekdays: MONDAY - FRIDAY (8 HOUR DAYS)
  • CALL: 1-in-6 (Regional Call Model)
  • Weekends: 1 Weekend Per Month of on-site rounding

    Compensation Package:

    • Competitive Compensation
    • Competitive call pay
    • Weekend shift pay
    • Sign On Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • PTO
    • CME
    • FULL Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)


      The free-standing psychiatric unit accommodates twenty-eight patients and contains a large multi-purpose treatment room, a group therapy room, a recreational therapy room, a kitchen, laundry room, offices, and work area. The Center provides a wide range of therapeutic modalities to its patients, including:

      • Daily rounds by the Psychiatry Team including 1 Psychiatrist and 1 Psychiatric Advanced Practitioner
      • Daily therapeutic services lead by licensed therapists and counselors including:

        • Individual psychotherapy
        • Group psychotherapy


        • On-Site Case Management and Utilization Review
        • Recreational activities
        • Pharmacology
        • Family therapy
        • On-Site Court
        • Educational services


          The unit is designed to provide short-term stabilization and treatment for adults whose treatment needs mandate an inpatient stabilization and treatment. The unit's goal is to return patients to a level of acuity in which comprehensive outpatient care can continue to improve the quality of life for the patient. A busy unit, accepting referrals and admissions 24-hours-a-day, 365 days per year. Most referrals come through the many Community Service Boards (CSBs) throughout the state of Virginia, and their Mandatory Screeners assess patients during psychiatric crisis. The unit also accepts voluntary admissions from the Regional Medical Center, a tertiary care center located just across the state line in Tennessee. To promote successful reintegration back into the community, family members, local CSBs and/or the court systems work with the unit's team during the treatment and discharge process to ensure smooth transitions back into the patients' communities.

          The practice is based in a small family friendly town straddling the Virginia: Tennessee border with a quirky arts scene, great live music, and phenomenal restaurants. The Birthplace of Country Music Museum cements the pivotal role the area has with country music. Rhythm and Roots Reunion the annual festival held down-town brings together several genres of music. The area is also known for its natural beauty and access to outdoor activities. Close to the Tri-Cities airport (20 mins) which in one stop will get you to main European destinations and beyond. Charlotte is a 3-hr. drive and a hub for several airlines. City shopping and other activities are available in Johnston City (35 min). Knoxville (1 hr. 40min) or Asheville (90mins). The city is a safe and family friendly community to grow your family, raise your kids or plan to retire.


          • Excellent Schools
          • Arts and Entertainment (Festivals, Music Venues)
          • Outdoor Activities (Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Golf)
          • Ideal Weather
          • Excellent Local Restaurants


            The Medical Center is a 312-bed hospital and Level II Trauma Center that serves Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Out Medical Center is home to leading-edge medical technology, such as stereotactic radiosurgery with TrueBeam STx with Brainlab, multidimensional cardiac catheterization laboratories and surgical robotics, including single-site surgery. Additional services include the distinctive Advanced Certified Total Hip and Total Knee joint replacement center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, the Birthing Center, the Breast Center, the Family Pediatric Emergency Department, diabetes treatment center and palliative care. We are recognized as a High-Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking No. 7 in Tennessee and earning "High Performing" ratings for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colon cancer surgery, heart failure and knee replacement, and it is a recipient of the 2020 Chest Pain - MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award, the Gold NSTEMI recognition in the Mission: Lifeline® program and STEMI Gold Receiving recognition in the Mission: Lifeline® program.

            APPLY NOW or TEXT Job #MW218331 & email address to .Search all of our provider opportunities here: brittmedical.com/search-current-jobs


            Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

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