Adult General Psychiatry position available, Dover, DE, limited call per year.

Facility: Dover Behavioral Health 
Address: 725 Horsepond Rd., 
Dover, DE 02359 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Psychiatry : Inpatient 
Candidate Type:DO 
Visas Accepted:No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment:Yes
Salary Range:Negotiable
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:Retention, Starting, Relocation, Productivity
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The Adult General Psychiatry position with weekend call 9 times a year.

Dover Behavioral Health System in Dover, DE is currently recruiting for an Adult Inpatient Psychiatrist to join our team. 

The new addition to our group of Psychiatrist will cover inpatient duties on an all-adult unit.  A fully staffed support team is ready to assist the new Physician in meeting the unique Psychiatric needs of patients on the unit.

Duties of the position will include admission evaluations, treatment team leadership, discharge summaries and daily care of patients. The weekend call 9 times a year to come in for rounds on patients.

The compensation structure can be that of an employed physician with salary and benefits or if preferred an independent contractor with reimbursement for patient contacts.


The qualifications for the position are the minimum requirements needed to be successful in the position. The level of experience and expertise for the job is determined by the current amount of expertise in the unit/department. If training or experience is not required but would be desirable, it is listed as preferred however; persons without preferred background will be considered in the hiring process.

Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications).

  1. MD/DO degree from an accredited program required
  2. Board certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry required
  3. Licensed to practice in the State of Delaware or ability to obtain a DE medical license.
  4. Minimum of four years of training/practice experience
  5. Inpatient experience preferred
  6. Meets all credentialing criteria required by participating physicians

A highly competitive compensation package will be offered consisting of:

  • Full time salary
  • Highly rewarding bonus structure
  • Malpractice insurance coverage including Tail coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Matching 401k
  • CME package
  • Health insurance package
  • Relocation package if needed
  • Commencement bonus
  • Student loan assistance
  • Employee stock purchase plan


An option for Independent contractor can also be considered if needed/desired.

Interested individuals should apply through this ad or directly to the In-House Physician Recruitment Department of Universal Health Services, Inc.

Dover Behavioral Health is a 104 bed freestanding Psychiatric facility located in Dover, DE. We deliver comprehensive mental and behavioral health treatment services to children, adolescents and adults. Our lush campus is filled with green space, offering patients and families an opportunity to step outside to take in the natural setting. We offers patients a therapeutic environment to focus on healing and rehabilitation from their emotional and behavioral issues.

The adult inpatient program at our Kent County location in Dover is for individuals experiencing acute behavioral health symptoms and need intensive inpatient care. The program is designed to provide a secure environment for adults age 18 and older to stabilize and receive the highest quality of care. Our experienced professional staff combine compassion with skill, closely monitoring behavior and medication, consistently tending to the needs of each patient. We offer inpatient addiction services for mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

Our multidisciplinary treatment plans are specifically designed to meet the differing needs of adults and adolescents. In all cases, inpatient treatment plans encourage and incorporate family involvement.

Our medical staff includes psychiatrists and a well-rounded nursing staff including dedicated, caring registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and a network of trusted nurses with specific expertise in providing inpatient and partial hospital behavioral healthcare. Our social services department consists of Master’s prepared and Licensed Clinical Social Workers.

At our treatment center, we recognize and respond to the individual needs of our patients and their families. We work hard to develop individualized treatment plans that provide considerate and ethical care for every patient, every day.

We take a multidisciplinary approach to developing and implementing our treatment programs, using “best practices” as a guide to assessing, treating and caring for our patients. We call on our team, their families and the community to better facilitate treatment options. We also work closely with community healthcare professionals as their insight, capabilities and experience may help to create a continuum of care that further benefits the patients we serve.


Dover Behavioral Health System is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the nation's leading hospital management companies.




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Will DeCuyper
In-house Physician Recruiter

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Contact: Will DeCuyper 
Phone: 866-227-5415 x229
Fax: 501-325-0296 
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