Saint Joseph Hospital

  • 172 Kinsley Street
  • Nashua



Physician Opening- Behavioral Health

Position: Physician or DO for Senior Behavioral Health Unit

Company Overview: Saint Joseph Hospital is a leading healthcare organization committed to providing high-quality and compassionate care to our community. We take pride in offering specialized services, including a state-of-the-art Senior Behavioral Health Unit, dedicated to addressing the unique mental health needs of older adults.

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and empathetic Physician or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) to join our esteemed Senior Behavioral Health Unit. The chosen candidate will work collaboratively with our experienced Medical Director to provide exceptional care and support to elderly patients facing various mental health challenges.


  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and examinations of geriatric patients presenting with behavioral health concerns.
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to develop personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs and goals.
  • Monitor and oversee the implementation of treatment plans, adjusting as necessary for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Provide compassionate and patient-centered care to enhance the overall mental well-being of elderly individuals in our care.
  • Actively participate in case conferences, team meetings, and quality improvement initiatives to promote a holistic approach to patient care.
  • Work in tandem with the experienced Medical Director to ensure the highest standards of medical care and adherence to all relevant regulations and policies.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development and training to stay updated with the latest advancements in geriatric behavioral health.


  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certification in Psychiatry or Geriatric Psychiatry (if applicable) is preferred.
  • Valid and unrestricted medical license to practice in the state of New Hampshire.
  • Proven experience in geriatric behavioral health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with the multidisciplinary team and patients' families.
  • Empathy and understanding towards the unique mental health challenges faced by the elderly population.
  • Strong commitment to patient advocacy and safety.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
    • Full-time Hospital-Employed position with very generous PTO
    • Full Benefits include health, dental, 403b & 457 Retirement Plans, and CME
  • Plus: Up to $10,000 for Relocation Assistance and up to $20,000 Student Loan Reimbursement
    • New Graduates accepted.
  • Minimal On Call- One Weekend a Month
  • Monday- Friday Position
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement within our reputable organization.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment that values work-life balance.
  • Access to cutting-edge resources and technologies for enhanced patient care.

How to Apply: If you are a compassionate and skilled Physician or DO with a passion for geriatric behavioral health and are excited about working alongside an experienced Medical Director, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your updated resume and a compelling cover letter detailing your interest in the position to Francine DeSalvo We look forward to reviewing your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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