Unit Chief, Geriatric Psychiatrist

New Haven, CT
Oct 17, 2018

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GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRIST - UNIT CHIEF- YALE NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL Yale New Haven Hospital once again achieves Magnet DesignYale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) continues to rank among the top U.S. hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report\u2019s annual \u201cAmerica\u2019s Best Hospitals\u201d listing. Of the nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed, YNHH ranks nationally in nine specialties. YNHH Psychiatry (11). Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT is nationally ranked in 9 adult specialties and 8 pediatric specialties. The wide range of psychiatric services provided by Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital, in affiliation with Yale School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry, distinguish us as a world leader in clinical care, research and education. We take particular pride in our diverse and talented staff, including a cadre of compassionate clinicians, inter-disciplinary teams of talented investigators, and numerous committed and dedicated teachers \u2014 as well as a network of able alumni who remain vital to our missions. Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital not only provides the highest quality of patient care but also leads the nation in discoveries that are transforming our understanding and treatment of mental illness.

Yale New Haven Hospital is seeking an experienced Psychiatrist to provide direct clinical care and leadership on our 20 bed older adult unit. This unit, located in the general hospital, provides acute psychiatric care to adults aged 58 and older. The population comprises the full range of psychiatric illnesses, including depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and dementia with behavioral disturbance. The position involves providing direct clinical care, directing the work of an APRN, and providing leadership for the unit, including staff development, regulatory readiness, quality improvement initiatives, and participating in program development. We offer a competitive compensation package, with full benefits. Academic appointment at the Yale School of Medicine at the appropriate rank can be arranged. For more information, contact Marshal Mandelkern, M.D., Ph.D. marshal.mandelkern@ynhh.org or Natasha Rotella, Physician Recruiter at #203-502-6515 or natasha.rotella@ynhh.org
The successful candidate will be Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry; Fellowship training in Geriatric Psychiatry strongly preferred. Several years of post-residency experience is also strongly preferred.

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Job Info

Job: 2159

Department: Psych Hosp Svc Inpt Psych
Category: Mgmt/leadership
Sub Category: CLINICAL
Status: Full Time
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40.00