Psychiatry - Physician - PRN

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 23, 2018
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Job Description

Psychiatrist - Asheville, NC
We have an excellent PRN opportunity for a BC/BE psychiatrist to join our multi-disciplinary treatment team in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina.

The Program includes:
  • Two Adult Units and one Geriatric Inpatient Unit totaling 40 beds
  • Psychiatric Consultation coverage for Mission Hospital, totaling 800 beds
  • Structured outpatient program with group therapy focus
  • 14 Bed Emergency Department Psychiatric Evaluation Area
  • Active ECT Program

Clinical duties include:

Provides psychiatric evaluations and treatment for all aspects of the program and works with interdisciplinary treatment teams to provide therapeutic interventions for all inpatient services.

About Mission Psychiatric Services:

Psychiatric services of Mission Hospital provide a key element of care for mental health throughout Western North Carolina. Established over 25 years ago, we are the only inpatient psychiatric unit in Buncombe County. We provide short-term inpatient care for adults who need crisis stabilization, and partner with our community mental health system to minimize re-hospitalization and promote positive outcomes for our patients.

About Mission Health:

Mission Health, based in Asheville, North Carolina, is the state's sixth-largest health system and the region's only not-for-profit, independent community hospital system governed and managed exclusively in western North Carolina. Mission Health has been recognized as one of the nation's Top 15 Health Systems 2012-2014 by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters. Mission Health is the only medium-sized health system to receive this recognition three years in a row, and the only health system in North Carolina to achieve that distinction. Mission Health, which traces its roots in the region back to 1885, operates six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. Its medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians and is certified in more than 50 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Mission Health has seven Centers of Excellence: Cancer, Heart, Mission Children's Hospital, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Trauma and Women's Health. Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is the system's flagship hospital and is licensed for 795 beds. It is the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care. It also includes Mission Children's Hospital - the region's only children's hospital. With approximately 10,600 employees and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina.