Mission health seeks a BC/BE Psychiatrist to join a well established hospital employed practice as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Psychiatric services of Mission Hospital provide a key element of care for mental health throughout Western North Carolina. Established over 25 years ago, we are the only inpatient psychiatric unit in Buncombe County. We provide short-term inpatient care for adults who need crisis stabilization, and partner with our community mental health system to minimize re-hospitalization and promote positive outcomes for our patients.
The Program includes:
-9 Bed Adolescent and 8 Bed Child Psychiatry unit
-23 Bed Emergency Department Psychiatric Evaluation Area
-Two Adult, One Geriatric, One Child, and One -Adolescent Inpatient Units totaling 57 beds
-Structured outpatient program with group therapy focus
-Active ECT Program
-Involvement in teaching and supervision as part of new regional psychiatry residency training program, with academic appointment possible
Mission Hospital, located in Asheville, is Mission Health's flagship hospital and is licensed for 763 beds. Business North Carolina ranked Mission Hospital the No. 1 'Best Hospital' in North Carolina for 2017 and 2018, and Mission Hospital ranked among the top 1% of 'Best Hospitals' nationally in 2016 by Healthgrades.
We are the regional referral center for tertiary and quaternary care and the region's only Level II trauma center. Mission Hospital also includes Mission Children's Hospital - the region's only children's hospital - providing 30 pediatric sub-specialists.
We're the busiest surgical hospital west of Raleigh, North Carolina, and the second-busiest in the state. Mission Hospital provides the only open heart and interventional cardiology in the region, and is the only Cyberknife provider west of Raleigh.