EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIST– FULL/PART TIME – DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY

 The Department of Psychiatry at MaineHealth Maine Medical Center Portland (MH MMCP) is seeking a well-qualified BC/BE Adult Psychiatrist or Adult, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our Psychiatric Emergency Service as a faculty clinician-educator.

About the position:

  • Join a pool of emergency psychiatrists to provide shift coverage in the ED, 12 hours/day, 7 days/week, following a hospitalist scheduling model.
  • Average of 13 shifts/month, with ample blocks of time off for a full-time position.
  • Some weekend and holiday work is expected, with no overnights.
  • Assess patients in the 6 bed Acute Psychiatry Unit (APU) embedded in the Emergency Department or in the emergency department proper.
  • Support from interdisciplinary team comprised of Psychiatrists, Advanced Practice Providers, Social Workers, and Nurses
  • 4200 patients are assessed annually, and our service is highly valued by our colleagues and stakeholders.
  • The Psychiatric Emergency Service is a major teaching resource for the hospital.
  • Involvement in training experiences for adult psychiatry residents, child & adolescent psychiatry fellows, Tufts University School of Medicine medical students, and trainees in other fields.
  • Our psychiatrists hold faculty appointments at Tufts University School of Medicine.
  • A culture of continuous quality improvement, and high performance in the areas of safety, quality, and satisfaction.
  • Benefits include a competitive salary, substantial CME stipend, retirement plans, and comprehensive health insurance plans.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. MaineHealth offers a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive and competitive benefits, along with programs and resources to meet the diverse needs of our workforce.

To learn more about our system, please visit www.mainehealth.org and our benefits page.

Maine’s largest metro, Portland lies two hours north of Boston. Home to more than 525,000 people, Portland is Maine’s most celebrated city. Forbes.com has ranked it among its Top Ten Most Livable Cities and GQ.com called it One of the Coolest Small Cities in America. Ideal for families and young professionals, Portland offers exceptional foods, lifestyles, and activities. Attractions include its historic Old Port district, craft microbreweries, the Portland Museum of Art, Victoria Mansion, Wadsworth-Longfellow House and six classic lighthouses. Neighborhoods are welcoming, with many beautiful homes. Public and private schools are excellent. Transportation is reliable, and there are many four-season outdoor activities to enjoy, from sailing and kayaking to hiking, mountain biking and snowshoeing to skiing at one of 14 Maine-area ski resorts.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and CV to Linda Wiley at linda.wiley@mainehealth.org.

 

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