Excellent Staff Psychiatrist Opportunity- One Hour North of New York City

Job description Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY, located just one hour north of New York City, has an opportunity for a full-time staff psychiatrist to join three established psychiatrists. Putnam Hospital has a 20-bed inpatient unit and a partial hospitalization program. A new outpatient office is located near the hospital. The program offers families struggling with mental illness an integrated, comprehensive, and complementary schedule of recognized treatment approaches, including group and individual therapy, family meetings, art therapy, behavior therapy, medication and illness education, and substance abuse and dietary groups.

The work schedule follows a business day model with call responsibilities. This position combines both inpatient and outpatient duties as well as nursing home responsibilities. The position offers a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits.

We are looking for the following criteria in candidates:

• Board certified within three years of completing residency

• Well-trained graduating residents will be considered

• Understanding of New York State Office of Mental Health regulations and JCAHO standards for Inpatient Psychiatric Services

• Excellent communication skills

• The ability to interact well with attending physicians and community mental health agencies.

Putnam Hospital Center (PHC),in Carmel, New York, is a 165-bed community hospital. With a staff of more than 300 physicians, PHC offers the highest quality medical, surgical, psychiatric, oncology, pediatric, orthopedic, obstetrical/gynecological, and intensive care, as well as 24-hour emergency services and home health care. Putnam has recently completed a $34 million addition with all single-patient rooms. Putnam Hospital Center is in a beautiful suburban location, an hour north of New York City. The area enjoys a reputation for both excellent public and private schools and is an excellent place to raise a family. The region is a great choice for balancing work and quality of life.

Putnam Hospital Center is an affiliate of Health Quest, the largest and most comprehensive provider of healthcare services in New York’s Mid-HudsonValley. The Health Quest system provides immediate and caring service to the one million people who reside in the New York counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Putnam and northern Westchester. Our hospitals include Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Our not-for-profit system is consistently ranked as one of New York State’s most successful Health Systems. Our physician practice group includes more than 200 primary care and specialist practitioners.

The beauty of the Hudson Valley is unsurpassed. From hiking, biking, and boating to cafés, local farmers markets, and art galleries, there are endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the area, with easy access to New York City. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College, and the Culinary Institute of America, with ongoing cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country’s most livable locations.
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Candidate Requirements New York Candidates must be board certified/eligible. Phone interview • Board certified within three years of completing residency

• Well-trained graduating residents will be considered

• Understanding of New York State Office of Mental Health regulations and JCAHO standards for Inpatient Psychiatric Services

• Excellent communication skills

• The ability to interact well with attending physicians and community mental health agencies.
Clinicial Workload - Outpatient This job consists of outpatient clinical work.