Psychiatrist - Per Diem

Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 160262-1A
Date Posted: Jul 5, 2022
Category: Physician

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Job Description

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Welcome to BayRidge Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. BayRidge Hospital provides psychiatric services to the residents of the North Shore and greater Lynn communities. BayRidge Hospital provides accessible, high-quality substance abuse and mental health treatment. The 62-bed psychiatric hospital in Lynn offers a continuum of psychiatric and chemical dependency services on an inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient basis.

About the Job

Assumes responsibility for the clinical management of patients in the Admitting Department (formerly Emergency Psychiatric Services) and on all inpatient services (BayRidge 1, 2 and IAU) after 5:30 pm or for any clinical issues that require in-person evaluation and treatment if the patients' attendings are no longer onsite.
Performs admissions, consisting of entering admission orders (including initiating psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions at the time of admission) and generating an admission note in a timely fashion.  Also aids in the management of patients she/he admits until they are seen by their treatment team (which may be the next day).
Hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 6:30 pm with requirement to remain onsite until the Doctor on Call (DOC) arrives for her/his 6:30 pm shift.
Works collaboratively and collegially with Admitting Department clinicians and counselors.
Immediate supervisor: BayRidge Hospital Medical Director
Please send CV to [email protected]