Psychiatry Physician Job with LifePoint Health in Muscle Shoals, AL
Location: Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Internal Number: 1168022
North Alabama Shoals Hospital located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama (1 hour west of Huntsville) is actively pursuing a BC/BE Psychiatrist to join our faculty. The chosen candidate will play a crucial role in our ground-breaking Psychiatric Residency Program, serving as an integral part of the teaching faculty. This interactive program facilitates comprehensive hands-on experience and education for residents and medical students, giving them the opportunity to work closely with a diverse range of psychiatric patients. A career with us ensures ample opportunities to teach and mentor upcoming medical professionals, contribute to their learning journey, and make a meaningful impact in the field of psychiatry.
Our hospital houses the Mental Health Crisis Unit, an acute psychiatric stabilization facility with a 20-bed capacity. We cater to patients aged between 19 and 68 who are undergoing mental health crises that necessitate inpatient care. Our clientele includes both voluntary admissions and those involuntarily evaluation and treatments ordered by probate courts via the Alabama Department of Mental Health. Our unit provides a spectrum of care services - pharmacotherapy, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy, delivered by qualified social workers and therapists, appropriate to the demands of an acute care environment.
Established in 2009, the Senior Care Center at North Alabama Shoals Hospital stands as the only in-patient acute geriatric psychiatric treatment program in northwest Alabama. This niche program offers acute care for geriatric patients who display psychiatric symptoms, often in conjunction with medical disorders. With a 30-bed capacity, our center serves patients aged 55 and above in need of intensive and secure treatment surroundings. Our Geriatric Psychiatry team is well-equipped to cater to the unique needs of our patients.
Join us as we continue to offer specialized psychiatric care for our patients at North Alabama Shoals Hospital. As an inclusive and diverse organization, North Alabama Shoals Hospital acknowledges the rich expertise and perspectives that international physicians bring to our community. We are proud to sponsor H1B and J1 visas, fostering an environment where medical professionals from different parts of the world can practice, innovate, and thrive. If you are an international medical graduate seeking to advance your career in psychiatry, consider joining our dynamic team at North Alabama Shoals Hospital.
Recruitment Package may include:
Base salary + wRVU production incentive
Medical debt assistance + Consultative services by Navigate Student Loans