Physician - Psychiatry Adult, Addiction

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
Facility: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health 
Address: 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive 
Bel Air, MD 21014 
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Specialty: Psychiatry : Addiction 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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Help Grow and Develop the Behavioral Health delivery system of tomorrow in Harford county, MD

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) in support of the development of an integrated public/private behavioral health system of care, is recruiting high quality, like-minded team members (psychiatrists BC/BE  and psychiatric nurse practitioners(PMHC-APRN)) to provide services in an array of settings that currently exist, and to help develop the Behavioral Health delivery system of tomorrow. The program is comprised of the following components:  a 27-bed acute inpatient unit, inpatient psychiatric consultation, outpatient office services, an intensive outpatient program and a “partnered” 24/7 Behavior Health Crisis Hotline and Mobile Crisis Team that serves the entire county.  Future plans include the continued development of Klein Family Harford Crisis Center, a partial hospitalization program, an on-campus addiction services and continued collaborative care placements in primary care and specialty practices.

Position Features include:

  • Hospital employed position to join an established collaborative team of behavioral health providers.
  • Market competitive salary with incentive compensation potential and benefits package including health, dental, CME and malpractice with tail.
  • Sign on bonus
  • Relocation expenses
  • Favorable on-call schedule
  • Student Loan consultation offered.
  • EMR

Affiliated hospitals provide convenient access to major cities (Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, DC) and cultural amenities.  Harford county was named one of “Best Places to Line in Maryland,” and boast excellent schools, low crime rate and great neighborhoods.

For additional information on this developing Behavioral Health System of Tomorrow contact Marian Whitlock at (410) 398-0258 or email CV to


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About Our Facilities


University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Campus is located in the heart of Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland. The state-of-the-art medical center provides the latest advances in medical technology in a healing and compassionate environment.

This premier health care facility incorporates several trends that reflect how health care is changing, including reorientation towards outpatient care, more acutely ill patients in the hospital, and flexibility for growth and change to meet our community's future health care needs. 

The Medical Center's patient rooms reflect a patient and family-centered model of care, creating an atmosphere in which the patient and family or support person can be together at all times in a comfortable, relaxed, and private setting. The rooms feature a home-like decor and were designed to enhance the healing process and make the needs of the patient and family the main priority. 

Since it opened its doors in 2000, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center has grown inservices and size. An expansive renovation program completed in 2008 included anew, expanded Emergency Department including an area focused on pediatricpatients and surgical and inpatient bed capacity. A brand new parking garageand physician office pavilion brought convenience and much needed outpatientservices to the campus.

Adjacent to the Medical Center is the Ambulatory Care Center of Harford County, containing physician offices, outpatient imaging and laboratory procedures, outpatient pre-assessment testing, Upper Chesapeake Cardiovascular Institute, the Upper Chesapeake Surgical Pavilion, and the administrative offices of UCH. Also located next to the medical center, is a pre-existing medical office building with physician offices and other healthcare related services.


About Harford County, Maryland

Quality of Life for Your Family!

The University of Maryland Upper Chespeake Health System in Harford County, Maryland is located minutes north of the Inner Harbor and the world's leading medical universities. Harfordsafe suburban community living at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay - sailing, fishing, and other water sports right in yourbackyard. Good schools are found locally with the cultural amenties of Washington and Philadelphia just two hours away. Ocean City beaches and Western Maryland hiking are just a short drive.

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We would welcome an opportunity to speak with you about your practice

preferences and share with you more about this exciting opportunity.


Please contact 

Marian Whitlock




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