Psychiatry - Psychiatrist

Natchaug Behavioral Health - Care Plus/Groton
Facility: Natchaug Behavioral Health - Care Plus/Groton 
Address: 1353 Gold Star Highway 
Groton, CT 06340 
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Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Psychiatry - Psychiatrist

Psychiatrist Opportunity for Care Plus/Groton PHP, IOP & Suboxone


Position Summary:

Provide psychiatric services for adult and young adult patients for the partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program, and Suboxone clinic.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct patient services including diagnostic admission evaluations, psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, as appropriate.
  • Performs Medication Assisted Treatment for opiate dependent patients.  Monitors Suboxone maintenance patients in the outpatient clinic.
  • Works within a multi-disciplinary treatment team and may act as a clinical team leader for the coordination and supervision of care provided across clinical disciplines, including providing guidance and leadership to other clinicians on the team in formulating and implementing the treatment plan.
  • Completes timely documentation of assessments, clinical interventions and discharge summaries and updates records as specified in medical staff regulations.
  • Monitor risk indicators and take action to address risk management issues in a timely manner to ensure client, staff and visitor safety, and to safeguard the Hospital from adverse events. Includes consultation with peers and acting as a resource/consultant to other members of the treatment team.
  • Adheres to prescribing practices that are safe and evidence based. Obtains appropriate and informed consent for medications trials prior to prescribing.
  • Acts as liaison and communicates effectively with outside providers, primary care physicians, schools and family members as needed.
  • As assigned at Windham Community Memorial Hospital, will provide rotational coverage to ensure continuity of psychiatric coverage/consultation services during, day time hours, nights, weekends, vacations and holidays.   Provide supervision to selected non-physician health professionals.
  • Participates in Medical Staff and Quality Committees as specified in Medical Staff regulations.

  Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in evaluation services, experience with a multidisciplinary team treatment model.

Licensure/Certifications Required:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible psychiatrist if within five years of residency
  • State of CT, Department of Public Health medical license; DEA; CCSR
  • Buprenorphine waiver

Natchaug Hospital is the primary provider of a regional system of care for children, adolescents and adults with mental illness and substance abuse problems.

The hospital's 57-bed facility in Mansfield Center, Connecticut, provides inpatient care for over 650 seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents as well as 1,300 adults in crisis each year. Journey House, a 13-bed residential treatment center for adolescent girls, is also operated by Natchaug Hospital on its Mansfield campus.

Natchaug's day hospital, after school and special education school programs provide treatment to more than 2,750 children, adolescents and adults each year through programs in DanielsonDayvilleEnfieldGrotonMansfieldMontvilleNorwichOld Saybrook, and Vernon.

Founded in 1954, Natchaug Hospital is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the State of Connecticut. Our special education programs are approved by Connecticut's Bureau of Special Education.

We participate in most insurance and managed care programs and are approved by Medicaid and Medicare.

Natchaug is a member of Hartford HealthCare.

Contact Information
Contact: Nicolette Burns 
Phone: 860-670-9378
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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