Chestnut Hill Hospital Geriatric Psychiatrist

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Tower Health
Published
July 2, 2019
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Chestnut Hill Hospital Geriatric Psychiatrist Position

  • Req. Number: 2019-23483
  • Posted Date: 6/15/2019
  • Shift: 1-Day
  • Address: N/A
  • City, State: Philadelphia, PA
  • Department: Chestnut Hill Behavioral Health Associates / Senior Behavior Health Unit

Overview

About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

Job Summary

Chestnut Hill Hospital is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist with Geriatric Experience of Fellowship training for our Senior Behavioral Health Unit. The Unit is a 20-bed inpatient care unit that serves adults over 65 years of age or older that seek behavioral health services and require a short patient stay. Our health team includes: psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, medical directors, social workers, registered nurses, therapists, and behavior health technicians.

  • Ability to teach medical students and residents
  • Call is 1:5
  • Competitive Compensation Package and Generous PTO
  • H1B Visa Sponsorship available
  • Relocation Available
  • Loan Repayment Available

Located in Northwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this area is home to some of the best school systems in the state with easy access to downtown Philadelphia so you can enjoy shopping, shows, restaurants that the city has to offer within a short drive. The beautiful homes throughout the region that offer many types of community living options, making this area even more desirable. Philadelphia has been ranked 2nd best place to live in United States. The Jersey shore is 1 1/2hours away, the Delaware Beaches are 1 1/2 and it is just 2 hours to New York City and Baltimore! This is a great area to live and work!

Qualifications

BC/BE Psychiatrist with Geriatric Experience or Fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry

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