Adult Inpatient Psychiatrist - MidHudson Regional Hospital - Poughkeepsie, New York
We are seeking an Adult Psychiatrist for the Division of Behavioral Health at MidHudson Regional Hospital located in Poughkeepsie, New York. The successful candidate should have a track record of strong clinical and academic accomplishments. In addition, the applicant must have completed training in General Psychiatry, board-certification in Adult Psychiatry, and possess or be fully eligible for a New York State medical license.
The Attending Psychiatrist will have the responsibility for clinical care and educational activities on an acute adult inpatient unit, including collaboration with a multidisciplinary treatment team, resident teaching, and the opportunity to participate in our eHealth Initiative.
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.
The Department of Behavioral Health at Westchester Medical Center has been a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for the Hudson Valley for more than 90 years. As the region’s leading provider of Mental Health Services, we offer a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep the Behavioral Health Center at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness.
Poughkeepsie is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, an area surrounded by beautiful mountains as well as the Hudson River, offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer’s market scene. The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College and the Culinary Institute of America, among others.
Benefits and Compensation
- Comprehensive benefits, including paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance
- An academic appointment to New York Medical College, if appropriate
- Collaboration with and support of an integrated team of Behavioral Health professionals
- Being an integral part of the development to the dynamic and cutting edge Telepsychiatry program
For more information about this opportunity, contact Daphne Michel, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth by email to [Register to View]