Psychiatry - Psychiatrist
Weekend Psychiatrist to cover inpatient units at Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living
Saturday and Sunday Day Shifts
The Institute of Living, located in Hartford, Connecticut was one of the first mental health centers in the United States. It remains one of America's leading institutions for comprehensive patient care, extensive research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorders.
As part of Hartford HealthCare, the IOL affords the resources and support of the largest integrated HealthCare system in CT and one of the largest behavioral health networks in New England.
Summary of Duties:
- Daily psychiatric care of patients on weekend days, including admission evaluations, discharges (discharge summaries will largely be completed by attending physicians)
- Medication management including any basic medication issues
- Risk assessments
- Evaluations for seclusion/restraint
Occasionally the provider may meet with a family member for urgent matters. More complex medical issues will be referred to our medical team.
This position provides coverage on Saturday and Sunday day shifts, 6- 12 hour shifts depending upon number of units covered. Additional overnight coverage during the week may be available if interested.
This position requires a Board Certified Psychiatrist licensed to work in the State of CT.
Founded in 1822, The Institute of Living was one of the first mental health centers in the United States and the first hospital of any kind in Connecticut. It is located on 35 acres and was landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted.
Becoming a Division of Hartford Hospital in 1994, it remains one of America's leading not-for-profit centers for comprehensive patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorders.
The Institute of Living is located in Hartford, Connecticut, a city that offers a diversity of activities including opera, theater, restaurants and professional sports. There are many universities located nearby. Hartford’s central location provides easy access to New York City and Boston, the shoreline of the Northeast and the ski areas of northern New England.