Psychiatrist-Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Employed

Great Plains Health
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Facility: Great Plains Health 
Address:  
North Platte, NE  
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Highlights of Practice and Expectations:

A permanent full-time Psychiatrist is being sought to become part of the Great Plains Behavioral Health Team. Practice in a new beautiful 19-bed acute inpatient Behavioral Health Unit adjacent to the new outpatient BHS clinic located within the hospital.  EPIC EMR is used hospital wide.

Highly competitive base salary and full benefits including paid malpractice insurance and CME allowance. 

Bring your family to a safe and family oriented community located in west central Nebraska.  Travel is easy by car to an international airport in Denver, Colorado which is just 3 1/2 hours on the interstate; or you can take a 40 minute flight from our regional airport to Denver.

The hospital is a not for profit, independent community hospital.

 

Requirements:

  • ABMS Board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry

  • Nursing home visits may be required 1 to 2 days a month

 

Expectations:

  • Minimum work week is Monday through Friday with 1 in 4 call; weekend call includes daily rounding on all inpatients on the unit.

  • Call includes hospital consults, ER admits as well as regular admissions to the unit.

  • Mixed inpatient unit consists of adolescents (ages 15 and over) and adults

  • Average inpatient census for unit 12-15 patients; outpatient clinic 15-20 patients per day per physician.

  • Effective communication with referring physicians.

  • Effective and timely communication with other psychiatrists in handing off patients.

  • Group follows national guidelines and standards for evidence-based pharmacological treatment.

 

Treatment team, including our physicians, consists of the following:

    • Clinical Therapist and MSW-Primarily does all the family therapy
    • BSW-Responsible for the discharge planning, legal work including letter writing, etc.
    • Recreational Therapist-
    • Nursing staff consists of Registered nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Techs

Facility Information

Based in North Platte, Nebraska, Great Plains Health is a fully independent and accredited, 116-bed acute care regional medical center serving west central Nebraska, northern Kansas and southern South Dakota. With 90 physicians representing nearly 30 medical specialties, the Great Plains Health system offers advanced healthcare including heart and vascular, cancer and orthopedic surgery services. Great Plains Health is a level III trauma center with all of its emergency room physicians board certified in emergency medicine.

Great Plains Health recently completed a $100 million building project featuring design to create a safe environment for patients and an efficient environment for staff.  Features include new spacious private rooms, new conference facilities and cafĂ© and the latest technology including the Get Well Network, an interactive device that improves communication between staff and patients.

The system employs more than 1000 employees and serves a geographic area spanning approximately 16,000 square miles. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is home to an American College of Surgeons’ accredited cancer center and level 2 bariatric surgery program. 

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