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Psychiatrist (MD) (683)

WhiteCap Search

Last Updated: 6/16/19

Job Description

Psychiatrists needed in a variety of settings for stable, growing organization in Fairfield County, CT:


The organization is currently expanding outpatient and inpatient behavioral health services. The organization provides adult  geriatric and addiction services in  both as well as child/adolescent  services in both  outpatient, partial and inpatient settings.  Both part-time and full-time positions available within the Department of Psychiatry:


OUTPATIENT C/A: Part-time (20 hours)  or full-time positions (40 hours)  available for C/A Psychiatrists. Provide outpatient services and coordinate follow up care with social work/case management team. Intakes/new patient assessments are generally 45-60 minutes and follow ups are 20-30 minutes. Case load averages 7-10 patients per day, busy day with many follow ups could be 12.


INPATIENT: admitting and rounding on patients to the 15+ bed inpatient unit, these patient have the highest acuity and require stabilization, med management and therapy.


ADDICTION/DUAL DIAGNOSIS: focus on treating patients who experience both mental illness and a potential  substance  abuse disorder. This  is primarily an  inpatient/treatment/discharge position and once stabilized, patients are referred to  outpatient service for routine follow up care/private physicians. Experience with detox/addiction medicine.  


CONSULT SERVICES: This Psychiatrist will provide part-time or full-time Consult/Liaison services within the Emergency Room and the Medical Floors at the main hospital campus. Evaluate incoming patients for potential Psych conditions/possible admission/discharge/referral.


MOONLIGHTING/PER DIEM: Psychiatrists needed  to provide in-house night, weekend and holiday coverage.

  • All positions have a strong support team including counselors, social workers, case management, and day-time admitting team and night-shift moonlights so attending can focus on patient care. There is 24/7 consult service available for medical services. This is an academically-affiliated medical center, academic appointment is available (this positions do not include specific precepting/faculty responsibilities.
  • Opportunities for leadership may be available for the right individuals/department setting.
  • Employed position with competitive compensation plan and benefits (health, dental, vision, disability), retirement plan (403b w/ match), expenses for license/dues/CME, generous PTO plan, paid medical malpractice including tail coverage.
  • CT State license, DEA, CSR (active or applied preferred, but not required)
  • Residency training in General Psychiatry
  • Fellowship training in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Consult Liaison can all be utilized
  • New graduates completing training in the next 12 months encouraged to apply

Company Details

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New York, New York, United States

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