Memorial University Medical Center is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist!
The Center for Behavioral Medicine is located on the campus of MUMC with a 26-bed adult inpatient unit and a 10-bed med/psych unit located in the hospital. The inpatient unit is a program for people age 18 and older who have primary psychiatric illness that may be coupled with substance abuse issues. The Center also provides outpatient ECT treatment.
- Incoming Physician work on a 7on/7off schedule
- Excellent Hospitalist support & Psychiatric Assessment Team
- Addictionology background a plus!
This is an employed opportunity through HCA Physician Services Group. HCA Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is one of the fastest growing service lines within HCA and one of the nation's largest acute care psychiatric providers. HCA BHS operates behavioral services at 55 locations, with a total bed count of over 2,500. BHS serves all age populations: 57% adult, 21% geriatric, 13% child and adolescent, and 9% dedicated to specialty services such as substance abuse and eating disorders.
Given the high incidence rate of behavioral health disorders and the significant impact on our community, HCA began an initiative in 2008 to develop a strategic approach to these services with the goals to:
•Strategically partner with hospital affiliates to improve the management of behavioral health services
•Align behavioral health services with other services and systems within HCA to leverage synergies and improve patient outcomes
•Identify meaningful growth opportunities and institute a platform for increased effectiveness and collaboration through existing HCA behavioral health services
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