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Psychiatrist – Medical Director - Adult Mood Disorders Unit - Westport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
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Medical Director – Adult Mood Disorders Unit

Hartford HealthCare, Westport, CT

Job Description

St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services, the flagship behavioral health service line of Hartford Healthcare’s Fairfield region and primary teaching hospital for Quinnipiac University’s Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, is seeking a Psychiatrist committed to resident and medical student education, to serve as Medical Director of our Adult Mood Disorders Inpatient Unit. The Psychiatrist will serve as a clinical leader for the unit and participate in patient care, resident supervision, and medical student teaching, joining a mature and collegial faculty peer group. Applicants will be eligible for academic appointment through the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine commensurate with the school’s appointments and promotions processes.  


Some highlights of this opportunity include:

·         Develop your leadership skills as the clinical leader for the unit and its multidisciplinary treatment team

·         Focused on providing the highest quality treatment for an adult population of voluntary patients with mood, anxiety and trauma-based disorders

·         Academic Opportunities: Serve as faculty for our new psychiatry residency program with dedicated academic time

·         Work / life balance: A Monday through Friday schedule with no required on-call after hours

·         Additional compensation opportunities through voluntary night/weekend moonlighting if desired

·         Calming and therapeutic workspaces and treatment environment

·         Ongoing opportunities for professional development and wellbeing enhancement through the respected HHC Provider Leadership Development Institute and the groundbreaking Office of Provider Wellness

·         Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits including low cost, high quality medical/dental, STD/LTD, matching 401(k), generous paid time off, CME, and more

·         Eligibility to apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

St. Vincent's Behavioral Health service line is comprised of three main clinical sites: 1) Our 76-bed free-standing inpatient psychiatric service at our Westport location where we have adult, dual diagnosis, and child/adolescent services; 2) A comprehensive continuum of ED, consult-liaison and outpatient services (including IOP) and  a 10-bed geratric psychiatry unit at the main Medical Center in Bridgeport; and 3) Outpatient services (including IOP) at our clinic in Norwalk   This makes the behavioral health service line of St. Vincent's one of the largest in Connecticut, serving over 2,500 individuals annually.



Hartford HealthCare’s Behavioral Health Network (HHC BHN), the largest and most integrated behavioral health system in New England, has a rewarding opportunity available for a BE / BC Psychiatrist to join our cohesive multidisciplinary inpatient adult team in Westport, CT.

There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join the Behavioral Health Network at Hartford HealthCare.  The extensive capabilities of the most integrated healthcare system in CT offers Psychiatrists MORE OPPORTUNITY as you practice with nationally respected colleagues in a progressive, physician-led environment. Our broad network includes seven acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in New England with more than 1,000 providers.

This means MORE OPTIONS to propel your career to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of diversity, inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, innovators, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.

Our location:

Located centrally between Boston and New York City, Connecticut offers you and your family access to a lifestyle that is second to none.  Enjoy the finest schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational activities, and options to live at the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.


For additional information and 1:1 discussion, please contact:

Samuel McNeil, Physician Recruiter, [email protected] or call/text 860-637-5571.

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