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PSYCHIATRIST - (16898)

Universal Health Services
SHIPPENSBURG, PA
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PSYCHIATRIST - (16898)

Facility Name
Roxbury Treatment Center
Location
SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Other
Job Description

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Roxbury is currently recruiting a full-time psychiatrist to assist patients on our acute psychiatric units - both adult and adolescent.  This medical staff position is one of three psychiatrists on the acute units and reports to the Chief Medical Officer.  Patient caseload is typically 16 patients per day, with additional compensation for patients seen above contracted amount.  This position shares Monday - Friday on-call responsibility with the other physicians on a rotational basis.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. This unit includes our Military Initiative Program designed to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues.  The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Program offers a professional approach to the treatment of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses.

Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term hospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program.

An acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 - 17 is currently in operation at Roxbury Treatment Center. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Join Roxbury and make a difference in the lives of others.  Complete application on-line or send CV via email to the Director of Human Resources at terri.Pendleton@uhsinc.com

Job Requirements

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Attending Psychiatrist will provide Medical and Psychiatric services through both on-site and on-call coverage.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to provision of diagnostic and medical services including orders for psycho-pharmacological treatments; and approval of admissions, discharges and transfers to other levels of care.  Duties will be performed maintaining compliance with all standards of regulatory entities including PA Department of Health; PA Department Public Welfare, Joint Commission and the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

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