Geriatric Psychiatrist - South of Boston

Steward Morton Hospital
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Facility: Steward Morton Hospital 
Address: 88 Washington Street 
Taunton, MA 02780 
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Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Steward Morton Hospital in Taunton MA, is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our Comprehensive Psychiatry Program. This is a full-time position which involves direct patient care for patients admitted to Morton Hospital. The ideal psychiatrist will be a team player with strong verbal and written communication skills. The psychiatrist will also work closely with the Chief of Psychiatry in helping grow the behavioral health services at Morton Hospital. 

Morton Hospital offers a full range of behavioral health treatment services, including a 19-bed Geriatric Psychiatry Unit and a robust psychiatric consultative practice.  The geriatric psychiatry program at Morton Hospital is known for its high patient satisfaction and quality of care.

Caseload for this role will be 9-10 patients, with an average of 1-2 consults from the medical floor to be expected. Call is 1 weeknight per week and 1 weekend per month. Weekend call includes rounding.

Morton Hospital is located in Taunton, MA, approximately 40 minutes south of Boston and 30 minutes east of Providence, with convenient access to major highways.  One of the oldest towns in the United States, Taunton is known as the “Silver City” and has a rich industrial and cultural history.  With approximately 60,000 residents, Taunton is home to a variety of businesses both large and small, as well as many schools, restaurants and historical sites.  Taunton maintains a strong sense of “community” and the city and its businesses host a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. 

 

About Steward Morton Hospital

Morton Hospital is a member of Steward Health Care the largest private hospital operator in the United States.

Morton Hospital is located in Taunton, MA, approximately 40 minutes south of Boston and with convenient access to major highways.  Its’ favorable location in Southeastern Massachusetts allows for easy travel in less than one hour to Boston, Cape Cod, Providence and Newport, RI. One of the oldest towns in the United States, Taunton is known as the “Silver City” and has a rich industrial and cultural history.  With approximately 60,000 residents, Taunton is home to a variety of businesses both large and small, as well as many schools, restaurants and historical sites. Taunton maintains a strong sense of “community” and the city and its businesses host a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. 

     

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care, the largest private, for-profit hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Steward operates 38 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes more than 25 urgent care centers, 42 preferred skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,300 beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

Steward's unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the world’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and states across the U.S. including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

Additional information is available at www.steward.org.

All inquiries will remain confidential.

Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Contact: Kerry Ciejek 
Phone: 781-551-5758
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