Addiction Psychiatry at Harrington HealthCare System

Job description Harrington HealthCare System in Massachusetts is seeking a full-time Inpatient Psychiatrist for our 16 bed Co-Occurring Disorder Unit in Webster, Massachusetts.

The psychiatrist for the Co-Occurring Disorders Unit (CDU) will provide inpatient psychiatric care to male and female adult patients (Over the age of 18) with substance abuse and psychiatric disorders. The spectrum of clinical duties includes, but is not limited to, providing acute inpatient treatment to adults with major affective disorders, psychotic disorders, PTSD, and personality disorders in addition to substance use disorders. Candidates must be highly motivated, flexible and able to work as part of an integrated team who will provide sound diagnostic and therapeutic care to Harrington Hospital patients. The psychiatrist will be expected to work as a part of a collaborative team and within a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient services to maintain full integration among these levels of care.
Anticipated Start Date: June/July 2020
Benefits Inquire within Negotiable 403(b) 192 Hours = Earned Time Off per year
64 Hours = Employer-defined Holidays per year
CME = 40 hours / $3,500 allowance per year Active Massachusetts License or in process Participation in the Employer's Group Health Insurance Plan
Participation in the Employer's Group Dental Insurance Plan
Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance
Life and Accidental Death Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Participation in the Employer's 403(b) Plan
Medical Malpractice Insurance
Reimbursement for licensure (Federal and State)
Free Parking
Candidate Requirements Massachusetts Candidates must be board certified/eligible. 1 year minimum experience Phone interview Board Certified/Board Eligible in Psychiatry
Active Massachusetts Medical License or in process
Active Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration
Active DEA Certification
Buprenorphine waiver preferred or agreement to seek
Proficiency in spoken and written English
Previous experience in an inpatient setting preferred
Clinicial Workload - Inpatient 16 Bed Co-Occurring Disorder Unit (Mental Health and Addiction)
Nurse Practitioner Case Load = 1/2 Census
Average Length of Stay = 7 days
Average Census = 12-14 Patients
Consults = 0
For more information, please visit: https://www.harringtonhospital.org/services/behavioral_health_services/
Average Daily Admissions = 3
Average Daily Discharges = 3
Harrington HealthCare System in South Central Massachusetts is seeking an Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Physician for a 16 bed Co-Occurring Disorders Unit (CDU) in Webster, Massachusetts. 

Harrington Hospital is a 114 bed acute care community hospital located in South Central Massachusetts with an extensive Behavioral Health System that includes a 14 bed adult inpatient psychiatric unit in Southbridge, MA and a 16 bed adult inpatient co-occurring disorders unit (CDU) in Webster, MA, extensive outpatient psychiatry and mental health services, and outpatient substance abuse services.   

Our services include recovery, substance abuse, adult mental health, school-based services, child and adolescent services, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient services (IOP), inpatient psychiatry and a co-occurring disorders unit (CDU).

Job Summary:
The psychiatrist for the Co-Occurring Disorders Unit (CDU) will provide inpatient psychiatric care to male and female adult patients (Over the age of 18) with substance abuse and psychiatric disorders.  The spectrum of clinical duties includes, but is not limited to, providing acute inpatient treatment to adults with major affective disorders, psychotic disorders, PTSD, and personality disorders in addition to substance use disorders. Candidates must be highly motivated, flexible and able to work as part of an integrated team who will provide sound diagnostic and therapeutic care to Harrington Hospital patients. The psychiatrist will be expected to work as a part of a collaborative team and within a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient services to maintain full integration among these levels of care.

Job performance:
Performs psychiatric evaluations, prescribes psychotropic medications, documents, and follows patients throughout their course of treatment while on the inpatient unit.
Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to work.
Directs and coordinates medical activities related to patient care.
Provides consultation as needed in the Emergency Department per the boarder policy or other extenuating circumstances determined by the Inpatient Medical Director.
Works with Psychiatric Emergency Services, the External Referral Coordinator, Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse providers, the Emergency Department, Harrington Physician Services, the hospital medical staff and nursing administration.
Adheres to the best psychiatric and clinical practices as learned in self-directed continuing education materials. 
Works cooperatively with the Chief of Psychiatry, the Inpatient Medical Director and Senior Leadership to ensure compliance with all  state regulatory and statuary requirements stipulated by the Department of Mental Health, Joint Commission, the Department of Public Health, BSAS and CMS.
Supervises Advanced Practice Clinicians as assigned by the Medical Director of Inpatient Services and completes all necessary paperwork for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts related to this supervision.  
Reports to the Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatric Services.
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