ESR Fort Pierce, FL, USA
Jul 15, 2018Full time
Psychiatrist (SA197341) Psychiatry Fort Pierce, Florida AS This Regional Medical Center is seeking three BE/BC Psychiatrists for their Hospital Employed practice located along the Treasure Coast of Florida. This will be an inpatient and outpatient opportunity. Our team of Psychiatrists covers a 24-bed inpatient unit. We have an outpatient office across the street from the hospital. Below is information regarding the positions: • The Psychiatrists take call for 7 days in a row, including his/her weekend. The 4th week is covered by a community physician who is contracted. • Daily Inpatient coverage requires 2 FT to complete pt. rounding, provide consultations for the medical departments, complete 1st and 2nd opinions, and also, as needed, cover court hearings as delegated by the Medical Director. (Medical Director will only delegate court to other Psychiatrist during times of illness, vacation, emergencies) • We have opened an IOP-Intensive Outpatient Program; 3 evenings / week M, W, Th. from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. There is an opportunity for one of the FT Psychiatrists to be appointed as the Medical Director for this program. The IOP Medical Director will provide a minimum of 10 hrs/month for IOP oversight and supervision, in addition to conducting initial Psychiatric assessments, and bi-weekly visits, and orders for admissions/discharges. • The average number of consults/day is 5. • The average Inpatient census is 17, so no more than 7-8 patients per psychiatrist. • We are seeking a Psychiatrist who will provide ECT in partnership with our Inpatient Medical Director. When the Adolescent Unit opens, we will need to appoint a Medical Director to that unit. Competitive Salary, Benefits and malpractice insurance offered. All of our recruited employed physicians are required to be available for call at our three market area facilities. Fort Pierce is known as the Sunrise City. As of 2012, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 42,645. It is named after the army installation of Fort Pierce built in the area in 1838 during the Second Seminole War. Fort Pierce was awarded the 2005 City of Excellence Award by the Florida League of Cities for overall excellence in city government, and in 2011, Main Street Fort Pierce, Inc. received the Great American Main Street Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation in downtown.