Inpatient Psychiatrist Desired to Join an Established Program
St. Luke’s Hospital, an affiliate of Atrium Health, is seeking an Inpatient Psychiatrist to join their medical team in Columbus, NC.
Opportunity/Practice details include:
- Geriatric acute psychiatric program - 10 inpatient beds
- Average patient panel: 7 - 9 patients/day
- 2-Physicians, 2 ACP’s, 1-2 RN’s, and front office support
- Call Coverage: Nights weekly, Monday – Thursday. Occasional weekend call, supporting ACP’s
Contact me today to learn more about this position with a great hospital in a wonderful community!
Hospital - St. Luke's Hospital, an affiliate of Atrium Health, is a critical access hospital that serves Polk County, NC and upper South Carolina with a medical staff of 75 and a hospital staff of 300+ through partnerships and advanced technology. St. Luke's Hospital board, staff, and physicians share a strong belief in their purpose and mission to provide exceptional care, close to home.
Community - Saluda, North Carolina is a mountain oasis, with a picturesque Historic Downtown surrounded by rugged and accessible wilderness. The 18,000 acres of the Green River Gamelands and the Greenville Watershed have served as natural buffers, helping to preserve the inherent character of this mountain town.
Saluda’s unique history begins with the downtown district, perched at the top of the steepest railroad grade in the United States.
Visiting Saluda, one will find themselves in a bustling downtown with fabulous restaurants, unique shops, a vibrant art and music scene, and a hub for outdoor adventure.
Saluda is the premier destination for road biking in the Southeast. It has world famous whitewater, amazing fly fishing, and hundreds of waterfalls within striking distance.
Visitors love Saluda for its eclectic nature, and feel comfortable bringing a tent to camp in paradise, or pampering themselves in a luxury inn.
Surrounded by hardwoods and mountain laurel, the peaceful setting gives the feeling of a sleepy little hospital. But residents of Polk County and Upstate South Carolina take comfort knowing that their community hospital offers a wide array of acute care health services and advanced technology—with an extra dose of TLC and personal attention.
St. Luke's Hospital is a JCAHO-accredited hospital providing primary and acute healthcare services to Polk County, N.C., and Upstate South Carolina. Managed by Carolinas HealthCare System, St. Luke's is a 55-bed hospital, designated by the federal government as a "critical access hospital," which allows for cost-based Medicare reimbursements, as part of a nationwide program to keep vital healthcare services available in under-served areas. St. Luke's is the only hospital in its primary service area and provides a 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department and specialized medical and surgical services usually associated with much larger hospitals. Also residing on the St. Luke's campus is the Polk County EMS and Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.
The Medical Staff of St. Luke’s Hospital includes general and orthopaedic surgery, emergency, ophthalmology, radiology, pathology, internal medicine, family practice, urology, hematology/oncology, pulmonology, gerontology, psychiatry, palliative care, podiatry and gynecology. Courtesy and consulting staff includes the following specialties: cardiology, dermatology, dentistry and neurology. Consulting staff or limited hours of following specialties: urology, hematology/oncology, pulmonology, gerontology, podiatry, gynecology, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry and neurology.
Tryon/Landrum/Saluda/Columbus areas remain small but vibrant and feature unique businesses, restaurants, entertainment, arts/crafts, music, cultural opportunities here, with close proximity to larger, metropolitan areas of Charlotte, Spartanburg/Grenville, Asheville, and Atlanta.
The local cultural scene includes Tryon Fine Arts Center that features visual and performing arts, the Tryon Little Theatre, Tryon Arts and Crafts and Tryon Music Foundation. With a variety of parks, area lakes and rivers, natural scenery, several golf clubs and designated trails for horseback riding, Polk County is the playground for young and old alike.
In Polk County, we’re proud of the rural lifestyle and scenic beauty of our small community nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Be a part of the proud heritage that Polk County has to offer and know that at St. Luke’s Hospital, you will find exceptional care, close to home.