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Psychiatrist

Job ID: 140947
Work Type: MD CCA FT 35+ HOURS
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 27, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Chester County Hospital, part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, seeks candidates for a full-time clinical position providing consultation psychiatry in the Emergency Department and general medical/surgical/obstetrical inpatient units at a 300-bed community hospital in West Chester, PA.

Clinical responsibilities include initial and follow-up psychiatry consults in the emergency department and inpatient medical and surgical units. No outpatient / ambulatory responsibilities.

These clinical duties will include direction of patient care; supervision of the establishment of diagnosis; development and implementation of treatment recommendations; documentation of treatment services; collaboration with consult liaison nurse practitioners, establishment of disposition decision recommendations, collaboration with social workers to support appropriate placement, and collaboration with pharmacy and attending physicians or other specialists to optimize pharmacologic treatments in patients with psychiatric and medical comorbidities.

Requirements:

Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board certification/Board eligibility in Psychiatry and PA license are required.

Expertise in consult liaison psychiatry and general adult psychiatry. Adolescent psychiatry experience is desirable but not essential.

Response:

Interested candidates may submit their CV’s to: Courtney Earp, Penn Medicine Senior Physician Recruiter, at [email protected]

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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