Tidal Health Peninsula Regional is seeking a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist for our child & adolescent (C&A) inpatient acute care and partial hospitalization behavioral health services.
Seeking a full-time positive, flexible and teamwork-driven psychiatrist to provide psychiatric services for a brand new C&A inpatient acute care unit. In addition, this position would have some responsibilities in a soon-to-be-established adolescent partial hospitalization program. The C&A inpatient unit is expected to be completed and operational by December 2021.
The unit(s) will be located within Tidal Health Peninsula Regionals beautiful hospital campus and is part of a robust and growing service line encompassing adult inpatient services, adult partial hospitalization services and 24/7 behavioral health services in the emergency department. This position offers the candidate loan forgiveness and the opportunity to be part of an expanding multidisciplinary team that focuses on service excellence and patient-centered care. Tidal Health is comprised of Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, MD a 285-bed tertiary referral center for a 6 county 3 state region. The system includes Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, DE, 3 ambulatory campus locations as well as a large multi-specialty physician enterprise with service locations throughout the region. Salisbury is a booming and growing college town located within 30 minutes of beautiful east coast beaches. The metropolitan cities of Washington DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia are all within a 2-hour drive.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Round daily on established caseload on the inpatient unit.
Assist with the partial hospitalization program as needed.
Provide stabilization, medication management, and supportive therapy to the patient.
Coordinate with the patient’s multi-disciplinary team, including but not limited to, psychiatric pharmacists, social workers, music, art, and recreational therapists, RN’s and psychiatric technicians.
Participate in daily treatment team meetings to coordinate patient care.
Adhere to the service line’s policies regarding treatment protocols, documentation, and productivity targets. Actively work with the program director to update and/or create policies and processes to improve unit(s) performance.
Attend Department of Psychiatry meeting.
Provide medical floor and emergency department consultations as needed per schedule.
Participate in family/support and discharge sessions as available and clinically relevant.
Identify and provide referrals to specialized services, such as psychological testing and substance abuse.
Here at the Delmarva Peninsula, you get the best of many worlds. Maryland's Eastern Shore offers easy access to the beach and the Chesapeake Bay. Our physicians enjoy family-friendly neighborhoods and a low, coastal cost of living. We have many options for private and public schools; and plenty of recreational opportunities, including water sports, outdoor life, golf and bike paths. Salisbury is home to the Delmarva Shorebirds, a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Baltimore Orioles.
One of the big draws to our area is the music: we enjoy music festivals throughout the summer, featuring widely acclaimed bands at a variety of venues. In fact, our region is home to the National Folk Festival. Freeman Stage features seasonal open-air performances, showcasing music - from jazz to country to rock - plus dance, theater, and children's programs. Some of the live acts here have included Smokey Robinson, O.A.R., Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, First State Ballet, and many more.
And if you love seafood, you're in luck here on the Delmarva Peninsula: we have crab fests galore throughout the summer, and plenty of fresh, local seafood. Restaurant Week in Ocean City features classic and innovative dining venues with special offerings for connoisseurs of fine food.
Tidal Health Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, Maryland, offers the widest array of specialty and sub-specialty services on the Delmarva Peninsula. We are the largest and most experienced health care provider in the region and it's our mission to improve the health of our community.
At 288 licensed hospital beds, Peninsula has been meeting the healthcare needs of Delmarva Peninsula residents since 1897. Its 3,300 physicians, staff and volunteers provide safe, compassionate and affordable care designed to exceed the expectations of the nearly 500,000 patients who rely on the Medical team each year for inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, subacute and emergency/trauma services. It is the region's oldest healthcare institution with the most experienced team of healthcare professionals. It also infuses nearly $400 million annually into its regional economy, and is the recipient of over 125 national awards, recognitions and certifications in the past half-decade for the care it offers patients and the outcomes they experience.
Tidal Health Peninsula Regional offers a full range of services, including neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, joint replacement, emergency/trauma care, wound care and comprehensive cancer care, and provides community health services through a network of family medicine and specialty care offices across Delmarva, health pavilions in Millsboro, DE, in Ocean Pines, MD and with its Wagner Wellness Van.
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