Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description


We have an excellent full-time opportunity for a BC/BE Child and Adolescent psychiatrist to join our multidisciplinary Psychiatry team.

The Program includes:
  • 9 Bed Adolescent and 8 Bed Child Psychiatry unit
  • 23 Bed Emergency Department Psychiatric Evaluation Area
  • Two Adult, One Geriatric, One Child, and One Adolescent Inpatient Units totaling 57 beds
  • Consultation on the Pediatrics Service and in the Emergency Department
  • Psychiatric consultation to a new Child and Adolescent Facility Based Crisis Unit
  • Structured outpatient program with group therapy focus
  • Active ECT Program
  • Involvement in teaching and supervision as part of new regional psychiatry residency training program, with academic appointment possible

Clinical duties include:

An Ideal candidate will be interested in focusing on child and adolescent psychiatry as well as providing some adult inpatient and consultation/liaison 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.