Opportunity for a BC/BE adult psychiatrist for its 61-bed inpatient behavioral health hospital; ability to also do adolescent a plus. Expected to provide psychological testing when consulted for adult psych admits, as well as testing and evaluations for outside agencies, including the adult and adolescent justice system. Behavioral health campus serves patients from 25 counties in East and East Central Texas. The expert staff, along with the excellent level of care has gained a reputation as a truly regional center for excellence in psychiatric care. Competitive salary with guaranteed base, wRVU producity incentive, sign on, relocation, student loan assistance, CME allowance, practice management, marketing and full benefits. Join a growing medical community in this mid-sized East Texas town! The Palestine community is situated deep in the heart of East Texas among rolling hills, hardwood forests, tall pines, dogwood trees, lush pastures, panoramic lakes and an abundance of wildlife. Palestine is the center of activity for surrounding smaller communities and is conveniently located between Dallas and Houston. Established in 1846 as a center of commerce and culture, Palestine continues to thrive because its small town charm and welcoming spirit. With a unique history and desire to preserve the treasures of past cultures, the people of Palestine also embrace the future by continually seeking out additional economic opportunities.
Palestine is the second oldest city in Texas, with more than 1,600 historical sites. Educational opportunities abound in the community, including two school districts, Trinity Valley Community College, a campus of the University of Texas at Tyler, and a number of other colleges and universities within driving distance. The Palestine Community Theater, Palestine Civic Center and Palestine Public Library help guide the city’s cultural scene, and the Spring Dogwood Trails Festival and Texas Hot Pepper Festival are annual highlights.
Just 20 miles north of town, the 25,000-acre Lake Palestine offers a multitude of opportunities to fish, sail, camp or simply relax. Davey Dogwood Park and Palestine Community Forest contain a combined 900 acres of beautiful nature to explore. Train enthusiasts can take a ride on the Texas State Railroad, an 1896 train pulled by an original steam locomotive through a 30-mile tour of east Texas forest. And the Palestine YMCA offers a full range of activities for the whole family.
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