The Staff Psychiatrist provides direct patient treatment services and provides supervision for non-physician clinical staff which include Clinical Social Workers and Nurse Practitioners working with their respective plans of care for clients. The Staff Psychiatrist participates in case review of medical records relative to mental health treatment, reviews protocols that define the boundaries of practice, provides consultations, and other related services as required.
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a two-year salary guarantee, 32 days of PTO per calendar year, CME stipend, malpractice insurance with tail, relocation reimbursement, and components of a competitive benefits package.
Lourdes is a not-for-profit, 160-bed, full-service community hospital with 13 primary care network practices that have served the city of Binghamton and surrounding areas since 1925. The hospital has over 400 independent specialists and primary care physicians on its medical staff. Lourdes is a member of Ascension Health, the largest Catholic not-for-profit health care system in the country. The quality of care provided by Lourdes has been recognized nationally through accreditations and designations. 30 years ago, Lourdes opened the region's first comprehensive Cancer Care Center. Most recently, The American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer (CoC) awarded Lourdes the Commission's 2008 Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award. Lourdes also has the distinction of being named a Designated Stroke Center by the State of New York, and a Magnet Hospital for Nursing Excellence. The Binghamton area boasts great diversity in culture, religion and lifestyles, and is the home of highly regarded Binghamton University. The community's cost of living is 10% below the national average, and the area's public and parochial schools are nationally recognized for excellence. Recreation and leisure activities are plentiful in this four season climate, and include minor league ice hockey and baseball, a symphony orchestra, an opera company and close proximity to New York State wineries, lakes, parks and trails. Lourdes is committed to providing healthcare that works, healthcare that is safe, and healthcare that leaves no one behind. The staff psychiatrist would be based at the Lourdes Center for Mental Health site.