Psychiatry Unit Chief or Staff Psychiatrist

Facility: Stamford Hospital 
Address: One Hospital Plaza 
Stamford, CT 06902 
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Psychiatry Unit Chief or or Staff Psychiatrist

20 Bed In-Patient Unit

Scope of Job:

The Department of Psychiatry at Stamford Health is seeking an experienced full-time Adult Psychiatrist to provide high quality, patient-centered care to patients of the Psychiatry Service.  The position requires assisting the Department Chair, Clinical Operations Director of Behavioral Health and the Nurse Manager in the discharge of Departmental duties.  The Unit Chief will monitor the clinical activity of house Psychiatrists to assure quality care is given, and will supervise the staff Psychiatrists and APPs in the department.  Shared call includes 24-hour in-house week-end coverage once a month, as well as 1 or 2 holidays a year.

Participation in the medical education of residents, medical students and physician assistant students is a component of the role.  Other duties include the education, supervision and clinical guidance to staff on the in-patient unit and supporting departmental quality and performance improvement effort. 


Requirements include:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school and training program in Psychiatry
  • A Connecticut medical license, CSR and DEA
  • The ability to obtain hospital privileges prior to start 

Stamford Hospital:

Stamford Hospital is an independent, community teaching hospital with four free-standing residency programs, and it is a primary teaching affiliate of Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Located on the Connecticut shoreline in Fairfield County, Stamford has the feel of beautiful New England, but is only 45 minutes from New York City.


Interviews are currently being scheduled.  Interested candidates, please send your cover letter and CV to:

Frances Johnson, Physician Recruiter,

About Stamford, CT

Stamford, Connecticut is an outstanding community in southern Fairfield County on Long Island Sound, 30 miles from Manhattan, with easy access to the rest of New England, local beaches, the exceptional cultural opportunities of the New York Metropolitan Area, and some of the country’s best school districts.

The city of Stamford provides an abundance of restaurants and entertainment with theaters, galleries, a Symphony, and a Jazz Festival, plus a downtown Mall with 130 retailers. Nearby, discover a Nature Center, Arts and Science Museum and Maritime Museum. Golf courses, both public and private, are in and around town. This is an area that is dynamic and growing, particularly within Stamford Health Systems.

The New Stamford Hospital, which opened September 2016 is the region’s only state-of-the-art, patient-centered, healthcare facility.

Contact Information
Contact: Sarah Devine 
Phone: 203-276-4145
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