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Description of candidate that would be successful in this position: We are looking for a BC/BE psychiatrist that has a strong interest in providing inpatient care. Some duties will include providing short-term admission for intensive diagnostic evaluation and treatment to stabilize individuals in crisis. Providers will design and implement an individualized treatment plan including 24-hour nursing care, psychopharmacological interventions and a full range of psychosocial interventions. The ideal candidate will also involve psychological and behavioral components, medication management, and family education as part of the services provided.

Hours and Call requirements: Days (hours to be determined): Call is 1:3

Average daily patient census: 12-18 patients

Average daily stay per patient: 10-12 days

The group believes a patient relationship is a partnership that spans a lifetime. Great communication is the key to good health. Our mission is to provide quality healthcare with compassion, respect and excellence. We don't know what tomorrow will hold, but we do know who holds tomorrow and our future: our patients. Our Philosophy To be recognized as our patients' advocates by:

Providing quality healthcare to meet the needs of our community

Providing service excellence

Being the physician group of choice

Meeting our patients' emotional and physical needs

The psychiatry unit at Westlake Hospital is a 48 bed inpatient unit, with 17 exempt beds. The psychiatry unit treats patients 18 years and older.

This is an employed position with our medical group. This position offers a flexible schedule, competitive salary and full benefit package including malpractice coverage and CME allowance.
Tenet Healthcare is one of the largest investor-owned health care delivery systems in the nation. Tenet believes that building partnerships with physicians is key to securing a successful future in the rapidly evolving health care industry. Throughout our hospitals and our company, we're focused on two core values: (1) Quality Patient Care, (2) Customer Service. Our people are the Tenet Difference: Recruitment of All Specialties; Wide Variety of Practice Opportunities; Competitive Financial Packages: Employment, Relocation Agreements, Private Practice Setting, Resident Sponsorship.