Psychiatry - Crisis Opportunity

Mercy Physician Network - Philadelphia Hospital
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Facility: Mercy Physician Network - Philadelphia Hospital 
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Philadelphia, PA 19143 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry
Psychiatry : Emergency Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

Mercy Physician Network (MPN), a part of Mercy Health System has an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Psychiatry physician to provide Crisis services at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mercy Health System Crisis Centers are gateway programs providing 24-hour, 7-day-per-week, 365-day-per-year psychiatric crisis intervention and mental health treatment and services. These Crisis Centers are designed to respond to the needs of individuals seeking mental health care or those experiencing substance abuse or psycho-social difficulties that require immediate attention. Both direct one-to-one services and telephone support are provided.

This is an opportunity for an excellent Psychiatry physician to join Mercy Physician Network.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Mercy Physician Network offers a competitive compensation package based on training and clinical experience including:

  • Competitive salary
  •  Generous vacation with additional dedicated CEU time
  • Robust benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, STD and LTD offerings
  • Yearly professional allowance
  • License and DEA reimbursement

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Mercy Physician Network (MPN) has more than 40 office locations in the Philadelphia Region to serve patients. With over 80 physicians, most of which are board-certified in their fields, have the knowledge and expertise to deal with a multitude of health-related issues in a coordinated fashion. Mercy Physician Network is comprised of primary care practices in addition to nearly 20 specialties and subspecialties.

Mercy Physician Network is a member of Mercy Health System, which is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley. It supports the Delaware Valley with three acute-care hospitals, a home health organization, several wellness and ambulatory centers, physician practices, a federal PACE program, an accountable care organization and a managed care plan.

Recognition 
Mercy Physician Network was recognized with HAP’s 2014 Achievement Award for Operational Excellence for its submission entitled “Improving the Quality of Outpatient Care and Outcomes by Increasing Awareness of Quality Metrics and Performance Scores.” Mercy Physician Network had two papers, authored by Prashanth Ramachandra, MD, FACS, chairman of the surgery department at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals, accepted by the Society of American Gastroenterology and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) for presentation at the next national meeting in April 2015.

Quality Care 
Seven primary care offices have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The PCMH model for improving primary care focuses on the whole spectrum of patient care, ensuring each patient receives the care they need when they need it. Three practices, Mercy Primary Care, Mercy Primary Care at Cottman, Mercy Primary Care at Rhawn and Mercy Family Medicine achieved level 3 PCMH status.

Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania
We, Mercy Health System and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and healing presence within our communities. In fulfilling our mission, we have a special concern for persons who are poor and disadvantaged.

As a mission-driven regional health ministry, we will become the recognized leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be know as the most trusted health partner for life.

A diverse, integrated system providing comprehensive health care services, Mercy Health System comprises:

  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby
  • Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, West Philadelphia
  • Nazareth Hospital, Northeast Philadelphia
  • Mercy LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) Mercy LIFE is a federal PACE program with four locations
  • Mercy Home Health, Five-County Philadelphia Area
  • Mercy Accountable Care, LLC
  • Gateway Health Plan (partnership with Mercy Health System)

Mercy Health System is the largest Catholic healthcare system serving the Delaware Valley and is a part of Trinity Health, a multi-institutional, Catholic health system sponsored by Catholic Health Ministries.

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital has been caring for the communities in West and Southwest Philadelphia for 98 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, its mission is characterized by a dedication to the poor and disadvantaged and by providing compassionate care to all patients. In 2015, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital had 8,452 admissions, 46,230 visits in the Emergency Department, and 80,524 outpatient registrations. The hospital has 157 licensed beds.
Clinical excellence and patient safety are top priorities at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, as reflected by its ‘A’ score for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog group. The hospital jointly earned the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® designation by the Joint Commission along with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. Other quality recognitions include the designation of a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, a Lung Cancer Screening Center and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, as well as accolades including Get with the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement for Stroke Care and Get with the Guidelines Gold Award for Heart Failure. Mercy Philadelphia Hospital was once again voted as the “Most Happening Hospital in Philadelphia” by readers of the Philly Happening List.

Comprehensive services at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital include bariatrics, emergency, surgical, cardiac, critical care, oncology, wound care and hyperbarics, gastroenterology, behavioral health, physical and occupational rehabilitation, vascular, and interventional and diagnostic radiology. The Mercy Cancer Care program is accredited by The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, and is affiliated with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson. In addition, affiliations with Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular Network and the Jefferson Neuroscience Network bring world-class cardiovascular and neurosurgical services, respectively, to the communities served by the hospital.

Through countless community outreach, such as free screenings, the popular and free Dine with the Docs series, support groups and education, as well as alliances with churches, community organizations and leaders, the hospital impacts the lives of thousands of residents annually.

 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth largest metropolitan area in the country.

The area boasts wonderful family-oriented, residential communities. There is quick access to historic Philadelphia with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants. Beaches, mountains, New York City and Washington, DC are also just a short drive away.

Craving some fun in the fresh air and sunshine? Enjoy biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, golf and our many parks.

For more information on Philadelphia visit www.visitphilly.com

 

 

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email docopps@trinity-health.org or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.

 

Contact Information
Contact: Katrina Back, Recruitment 
Phone: 734-343-2300
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