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Psychiatrist - PRN

Job Code:  159019
Facility: North Spring Behavioral Healthcare
Location: LEESBURG, VA US Mid-Atlantic
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Doctorate 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Pediatrics
Category: Professionals
FTE: 0.01
Position Summary:

North Spring Behavioral Healthcare, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is an 82-bed, Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services (DMHMRSAS)-licensed, and JCAHO-approved residential treatment facility.

North Spring is situated on 42 acres of scenic green lands in historic Leesburg, VA, approximately 25 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. We provide therapeutic programs for adolescents in a safe and secure environment that encourages growth and self-responsibility.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare 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 healthcare 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

In August of 2015 North Spring is expanding its services by opening a 15-bed Acute Unit on the campus grounds.

We are seeking qualified Psychiatrists to serve on an on-call basis.
Key Responsibilities:       
  1. Admit, discharge, assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care. 
  2. Actively participates in applicable treatment team meetings. 
  3. Assess, direct, and intervene in crisis situations. 
  4. Diagnose, prescribe medication, monitor medication side effects and participate in the treatment process of patients. 
  5. Consults on admissions decisions, as necessary.
Knowledge of appropriate assessment and evaluation tools and tests, diagnoses, & interventions with residents; Knowledge of milieu management; Advanced skills in medication management; Knowledge of acute adolescent and child psychological disorders; Advanced knowledge of principles of abnormal psychology. Professional experience of at least 2 years. Current privileges at NSBH.

We offer a competitive wage and the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with a dedicated staff.


Minimum Requirements:

  1. Must be licensed in the state of Virginia.
  2. At least one year experience in a behavioral health setting, preferably with adolescents.
  3. Subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
  4. Must be at least 21 years of age.

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