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Facility Name
Friends Hospital
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124 US (Primary)
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One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Mission Statement: 

To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.

Friends Hospital is the nation’s oldest private psychiatric hospital, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in Philadelphia, PA. Friends Hospital offers a continuum of care including level of care assessments; specially designed inpatient units for adolescents, adults, and older adults; and a private residential rehabilitation program. Friends Hospital is easily accessed via public transportation and has free, safe, on-site parking.

Reporting to the Crisis Response Center Director, the Staff Psychiatrist is responsible for the medical and psychiatric aspects of evaluating and/or admitting a patient to a level of care within the hospital system, when appropriate.  The Staff Psychiatrist directs the referral, when necessary to another treatment facility or system, making sure linkage with that system is timely and appropriate.  The Staff Psychiatrist is responsible for the acute treatment needs of the patient in the Crisis Response Center and the medical stabilization of the patient when necessary.  The Staff Psychiatrist is responsible for overseeing and/or participating in the precertification process, and ensures the initiation of a treatment plan in accordance with the assigned attending physician.

The Staff Psychiatrist will routinely prepare for and attend court in connection with the involuntary commitment of hospitalized patients.  When required, the Staff Psychiatrist may be asked to perform a variety of professional assignments, such as covering for professional staff during vacation, seeing a unit patient as a consultant or in an emergency.  In addition, the Staff Psychiatrist will participate in weekend / nighttime coverage of patients on a rotating basis with other Staff Psychiatrists.


Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited School of Medicine with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine supplemented by the completion of psychiatric residency training.  Board certification or eligibility for Board Certification in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry or Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Psychiatry.  Ability to apply medical science and knowledge to the treatment of psychiatrically ill patients in a hospital environment and to provide leadership to others.  Ability to meet the requirements for Active Medical Staff status at Friends Hospital.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills which allow easy dialogue with colleagues, staff, patients and their families.  Awareness of developments in the field of specialization.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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Posted: 2019-02-14 Expires: 2019-03-16

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