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Attending Psychiatrist

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Attending Psychiatrist

Job Code:  176629
Facility: Arbour Hospital
Location: BOSTON, MA US Northeast
Region: Northeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Doctorate 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Physician
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Arbour Hospital, a 118 bed (106 Adult/12 Adolescent) private psychiatric facility located in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood; the hospital also manages an 18 bed satellite adult psychiatric unit in Quincy. Arbour Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the MA Department of Mental Health.

Arbour Hospital currently has Attending Psychiatrist positions available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

1. Responsible for daily contact with the Nurse Manager and Case Managers to accomplish effective treatment coordination and discharge planning.

2. Ensures daily visits to all assigned inpatient and partial hospital patients as assigned.

3. The psychiatrist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served and that he/she is assigned. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures

4. The Attending Psychiatrist reports to the Medical Director


The following are the job requirements for the Attending Psychiatrist position:

1. Education: Board Certified Psychiatrist

2. Minimum of One (1) year in inpatient psychiatry

3. Current CPR/CPI Certifications

4. Ability to communicate effectively through spoken word and in writing

5. Must have experience and sensitivity to supervise care for patients in all age groups and with all disabilities within the hospital’s scope of operation

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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