Psychiatrist Hospital in Asheville, NC pd
Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC
We have an excellent full-time opportunity for a BC/BE Psychiatrist to join our multidisciplinary team. With our growth in this service line, we are excited to expand with the opening of a new 120 bed psychiatric facility in 2-3 years. There is also the opportunity to be involved in the Psychiatry Fellowship as part of our collaboration with the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), and to participate as Core Faculty within the Psychiatry residency.
Our Behavioral Health/Psychiatry service includes:
*9 Bed Adolescent and 8 Bed Child Psychiatry unit
*Three Adult, One Geriatric, One Child, and One Adolescent Inpatient Units totaling 82 beds
*23 Bed Emergency Department Psychiatric Evaluation
Area and 10 bed behavioral health pod in the new Mission Hospital emergency department
*Consultation on the Pediatrics Service and in the Emergency Department
*Adult Structured Outpatient Program with group therapy focus, and further outpatient program development in progress for 2020
*Active ECT Program
*Involvement in teaching and supervision as part of new regional psychiatry residency training program through MAHEC, with academic appointment possible
Clinical duties include:
An ideal candidate will be interested in focusing on adult inpatient psychiatry as well as possibly providing some emergency department or consultation/liaison services
About 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 service in Buncombe County. We provide short-term inpatient care for adults, adolescents, and children who need crisis stabilization, and partner with our community mental health system to minimize re-hospitalization and promote positive outcomes for our patients.