Washington State DSHS Psychiatrist (Eastern State Hospital) in Medical Lake, Washington
The Department of Social and Health Services offers a competitive base salary to $222,192 DOQ, 1.25 times regular pay for voluntary on-call, additional pay for board certification, a relocation package and annual funding for continuing medical education. Eastern State Hospital has also been approved for the federal loan forgiveness program and we are adding a recruiting incentive of $10,000.
The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Behavioral Health Administration (BHA), is seeking Psychiatrists to guide multi-disciplinary inpatient treatment teams on wards dedicated to general adult, geriatric and forensic populations. Strong psychopharmacology skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals are essential. Call is optional but well remunerated. Physical exams and treatment of general medical problems are provided by a dedicated medical and dental staff. A valid license to practice medicine and surgery in Washington State and eligibility for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology are required. These full-time opportunities are located at Eastern State Hospital (ESH).
Applications will be reviewed on a regular and ongoing basis. To be considered for this job, interested applicants should forward their resume or curriculum vitae (CV) to the Staffing Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psychiatrists provide psychiatric care to patients on three wards (Forensic Services Unit, Adult Psychiatric Unit, and Geropsychiatric Unit), and perform comprehensive diagnostic assessments of patients in order to create individual treatment plans.
Other duties include certifying medical necessity of hospital level of care, prescribing and reviewing appropriate medication and treatment, performing ongoing assessments of the patient's response to treatments, and for patients in seclusion, developing and reviewing a release plan or justification for continuing the use.
Strong psychopharmacology skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals are essential. Call is optional but well remunerated. Physical exams and treatment of general medical problems are provided by a dedicated medical and dental staff. A valid license to practice medicine and surgery in Washington State and eligibility for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology are required. H1B/J1 Visa candidates are encouraged to apply.
Eastern State Hospital (ESH) is a fully accredited, state-owned, 287 bed psychiatric hospital serving eastern Washington by providing evaluation and inpatient treatment for adults with serious or long-term mental illness. ESH is located in the City of Medical Lake and is within a 20 minute drive to both Spokane and Cheney. To learn more about Eastern State Hospital and how our Psychiatrists make a difference in transforming lives visit http://www.dshs.wa.gov/mhsystems/esh.shtml online.
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Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent
Job Number: 2016-02297
Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services
Agency: State of Washington
Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.