Doctors Hospital of Augusta seeks a fulltime psychiatrist. This psychiatrist will work Monday - FrIday and be responsible for PHP & IOP as well as inpatient consults with possible ER consults. No call requirements and no weekends.
* Psychiatrist will have strong presence talking with families of burn patients
* Prefer a psychiatrist who has experience and interest in trauma, burn patients and families
* HCA employed position offering comprehensive compensation and benefits package
* Sign on and Relocation assistance offered
* Occurrence-based malpractice policy
For over 30 years, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital has been dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care to burn center patients in Augusta, Georgia. Through our efforts, we have successfully attracted and retained one of the most experienced burn center teams in the Southeast. With our 70-bed unit and admission of more than 3,000 patients annually, the Joseph M. Still Burn Center is nationally recognized as a leader in burn research and treatment.
HCA Behavioral Health Services is one of the nation's largest acute care psychiatric provIders. HCA physicians are members of a large and efficient organization that provIdes a great deal of support and safeguarding. In an era of complicated healthcare regulations and a vigorous malpractice liability environment, HCA has your welfare at heart. Operating with integrity and honesty, HCA offers stability and resources to our physicians so they can safely provIde quality services. We understand the challenges of the behavioral health field, and we value our physicians who choose this challenging and important work.
At Doctors Hospital we are committed to provIding the highest level of quality care easily accessible in an efficient and friendly manner. We understand you have many choices in the community for health care service and strive to instill the importance of customer service throughout all our patient care areas. You can be assured that Doctors Hospital is equipped with the most modern technology to assist your physician with diagnosing and treating your medical needs. Our primary focus is our patients' comfort, convenience and privacy. OurÂ mission and values, as well as strong customer service philosophy guIde our actions every day.
We're leading the way in Augusta with procedures in robotic surgery, advanced orthopedic services, and emergency care that is second to none. But most importantly, we have expert physicians you can rely on, who are committed to excellent outcomes in a safe environment. Our commitment to those quality outcomes is evIdent in the recognition we've received. Doctors Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center, as well as an Accredited Chest Pain Center. We were recently the first hospital in the area to be designated a Center of Excellence in Women's Health Surgery. And we were one of 244 hospitals nationally to be named a top performer for Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.Â For two years in a row.
Doctors Hospital was also recognized as one of only 17 hospitals in the state of Georgia placed in the Chairman's Category, the highest category attainable, by the Georgia Hospital Association for clinical outcomes. This means that our hospital scored in the top five percent of all Georgia Hospitals in patient outcomes for conditions including acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care improvement project measures.
As home to theÂ Joseph M. Still Burn Center, the largest inpatient burn center in the United States, we are a national expert on burn care and continue to be a leader in advanced burn and wound treatment. Recent physical improvements include the opening of theÂ Joseph M. Still Advanced Wound and Burn Clinic. The clinic includes 20 patient rooms and a new hyperbaric treatment area. Additionally, a major expansion of the inpatient unit was completed increasing patient capacity from 59 to 70 beds. This project included the renovation of 20 private burn ICU rooms, doubling the size of our dedicated burn Operating Rooms from two to four, and the addition of a dedicated post surgical PACU recovery area for our burn surgical patients. In addition, the burn center was recently granted a special burn designation as part of the Georgia Trauma Care Network. This designation included a rigorous review program administered by the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACA).
Additionally, we have recently been pleased to have ourÂ Clyde A. Burgamy Center for Women, renovated and refurbished. Built on a solId foundation of provIding Family Centered Maternity Care, the beautiful enhancements contribute to an overall feeling of well-being with the comforts of home.
In addition to the renovation of our Women's Center, ourÂ Emergency Services DepartmentÂ recently underwent a major facelift. With 23 full capacity beds and 4 pediatric rooms, we are proud to have the most modern and up to date emergency room in the area. With a commitment to quality, efficient, patient care, our Emergency Department continues to average the area's shortest wait times and fastest treatment times while experiencing significant volume growth.
At theÂ Human Motion Institute - Joint & Spine Center, patients can expect the highest level of orthopedic care available. Our goal is simple: to return our patients to normal function as quickly and safely as possible. To reach this goal, the medical professionals at the Human Motion Institute enlist a comprehensive, leading edge approach to the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. By combining extensive clinical expertise with a compassionate, caring treatment philosophy, we have created a program known for its quality of care.
Doctors Hospital is more than just a facility that cares for sick patients; it is one that gives back to the community in multiple ways. From health fairs with free screenings to volunteer hours donated by our staff members, we are always looking for ways to help others outsIde of our hospital doors. We continue to support many community-wIde organizations on a hospital level; a sustained commitment that is essential to our mission and vision as a hospital. We look forward to continuing support of these valuable organizations for years to come.
As for Augusta, there's no place like the Classic South. Antebellum mansions, hallowed historic sites and quiet, tree-lined avenues that are perfect for a late summer afternoon stroll. While there are certainly plenty of Southern cities that boast this inviting landscape, there's something special about our community, something that can't be replicated in any other place.
Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Georgia's second largest city offers its visitors and resIdents traditional Southern charm plus all the perks of metro living - arts, culture, shopping, educational opportunities, fine cuisine, state-of-the-art healthcare, and sports. Here you can literally soak up the best of all worlds.