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Incredible Psychiatry Opportunity

Incredible Psychiatry Opportunity
in Charleston, WV




Highland Hospital, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to identifying and responding to the emotional and mental health needs of the community, is currently looking for TWO BE/BC Psychiatrists.The Highland family of non-profit companies provides care to the entire state of West Virginia averaging 100 in-patient and 4,500 out-patient visits per month.
Join a staff that includes 7 psychiatrists, 2 internal medicine physicians, 4 Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants, as well as Registered Nurses, Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Certified Addictions Counselors, Bachelor's Level Psychometricians, and Licensed Social Workers/Case Managers.
Enjoy an above average level of compensation (in excess of $200,000 annually) and a full range of benefits that includes a 401(k), paid CME, malpractice coverage, minimal call, and a 20 day leave package.

Community, Facility and Organization
Organization






Highland
Hospital
was chartered on September 25, 1955 as a not-for-pr`ofit corporation dedicated to identifying and responding to the emotional and mental health needs of the community. Highland treats patients from all of West Virginias 55 counties averaging 100 in-patient admissions per month and 4,500 out-patient visits per month.
The Highland family of non-profit companies can provide the best in psychiatric care, therapy, and evaluation services for children, adolescents, and adults through our inpatient, dual diagnosis substance abuse treatment program, partial hospitalization, evaluation, forensic and outpatient services.






Our professional staff includes 7 psychiatrists, 2 internal medicine physicians, 4 Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants, as well as Registered Nurses, Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Certified Addictions Counselors, Bachelor's Level Psychometricians, and Licensed Social Workers/Case Managers.
During the period 20092012 we are planning on building a new Psychiatric Hospital and adding 3 psychiatrists, 3 physician extenders, 1 doctorate level psychologist and 6 licensed clinical staff for our outpatient services.









Community






The Charleston, WV area is small in size with a regional population of nearly 200,000 people but big in the amenities provided in such a small community.
Winter and summer sports abound, our symphony, ballet, community theatre, and arts enthusiasts have regular schedules of events and activities which bring in audiences from a large area.
The West Virginia University School of Medicine has a large training program in the city and there are four universities within a 60 mile radius of Charleston.
There is a diverse group of ethnic populations, a large professional work force, and the government center for the State within the community. Our moderate climate offers four distinct seasons with winters bringing little snow to the city but abundant downfalls to the near by ski slopes.
Summer heat brings crowds to the nearby lakes and rivers where boating, fishing, diving and swimming are popular past times.

Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc. is a non-profit, 956-bed, regional referral center with more than 7,000 employees. CAMC is home to one of the top five heart programs in the United States; the only kidney transplant center in the state; and one of the nation's busiest Level I Trauma Centers. All medical services are supported by primary care physicians throughout the region who regularly treat their patients at CAMC or refer them here for specialty consultation and treatment. In all, more than 700 physicians have admitting privileges at CAMC. CAMC offers thousands of families convenience and accessibility through three Charleston locations: General Hospital, Memorial Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital. A fourth hospital is located in Hurricane, West Virginia. Charleston is the state capitol of West Virginia. It is a scenic, mid-size city nestled in a unique valley rich with historic traditions yet a culturally diverse community offering all of the amenities expected to be found in a large metropolitan city. Whether you enjoy fine dining, symphony orchestras or challenging golf courses, mountain biking, snow skiing or world-renowned white water rafting, this outstanding community offers something for everyone. The climate is exemplary and residents enjoy four distinct seasons. The education system is outstanding with public and private schools, making it an ideal location to establish roots and raise a family. We offer a comprehensive benefit package to our employed physicians and includes occurence based malpractice.