Outpatient Psychiatrist

  • MaineHealth
  • Farmington, ME, USA
  • Apr 07, 2022
Full Time Counseling Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Summary

Farmington, Maine

Consider taking the next step in your career as a Psychiatrist at a community hospital in the beautiful Western Maine mountains…

Great things happen for Psychiatrists like you who seek to put patients first. They find themselves at MaineHealth, Maine’s largest integrated health system.  Join us, and you will also find supportive, collaborative colleagues; strong patient/provider relationships; and comprehensive resources and advanced technologies, including fully integrated Epic EMR.  Plus, you will experience the exceptional and rewarding lifestyle only Maine can offer.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a member of MaineHealth, seeks a full time BC/BE Psychiatrist to join our team in Farmington, Maine. The Psychiatrist will join the team at Franklin Memorial Hospital, working with a team comprised of a Lead Psychiatrist, two Nurse Practitioners, and a team of clinical professionals with patient appointments averaging 12-14 per day. There will be a significant orientation toward integration with the primary care services of MaineHealth. Additionally, the Psychiatrist would have an opportunity to work with our current staff on building a model of consultation in the attached emergency department as well as the inpatient setting in our 40-bed acute care hospital. The physician would also have the opportunity to work with our lead psychiatrist towards a proficiency in performance of electroconvulsive therapy that we do here onsite as an option as well.  

Desired COMPETENCIES, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • M.D./D.O. degree
  • Board eligible/board certified in Psychiatry
  • Experience in clinical treatment for the population is required
  • Licensure in the State of Maine required prior to start date
  • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, forecasting, analytical skills and maturity required to work in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required

TEAM MEMBERS ENJOY

  • A collaborative, innovative, and passionate team
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Season pass at Sugarloaf ski resort

Duties and Responsibilities of the job

  • Provide psychiatric services for clinic patients
  • Work with the clinic team to develop effective, multidisciplinary treatment plans
  • Model and teach treatment strategies for residents and fellows
  • Attend team meetings regularly to review patient progress
  • Work with the medical director to refine the clinic treatment model
  • Maintain medical records in accordance with MBH policy
  • Make available clinical data for research purposes as needed and performs research assessments as requested
  • Perform clinical rating measures as part of the standard clinic/program routine (Parent rating scales, etc.)
  • Use of electronic medical record (EPIC)

LOCATION

Greater Franklin County is tucked in the beautiful western mountain foothills of Maine. One of the most spectacular places in New England, Greater Franklin County is a charming four-season region offering numerous opportunities for its 40,000 residents, including a nationally-acclaimed health care system,  the pristine Rangeley lakes region, panoramic views and bustling downtowns with a distinct local flavor and the home of the University of Maine at Farmington.  The area offers some of the most breathtaking natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere in a safe community environment.  New Physicians at Franklin Memorial Hospital can enjoy an added benefit of a paid ski pass at nearby Sugarloaf Mountain, offering world-class skiing and home to Olympic Gold medalist Seth Wescott.

About MaineHealth: MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” It consists of nine local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and more than 1,500 employed and independent physicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 employees, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

MaineHealth was recently ranked by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022.

To apply or learn more:
If your focus is on medical excellence, our focus is on you. To apply for or learn more about this position, please send your CV and inquiry to Dillon Reno at dillon.reno@mainehealth.org or call 207-661-4790.