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PRACTICE SPECIFICS

- Excellent opportunity to build a Behavioral Health Department in beautiful Ashland, WI!
- Seeking a Psychiatrist interested working within a primary care setting
- Outpatient only practice; call is optional; inpatient work is a possibility if desired
- The person hired for this position would be a part of the Behavioral Health Department in Duluth, MN. The team consists of 5 adult and 5 child/adolescent psychiatrists, doctoral level psychologists, advanced nurse practitioners, psychotherapists and nurse clinicians. Family Medicine residents and Hospitalists provide some coverage for this team.
- Services provided by the Behavioral Health Department in Duluth include; intensive outpatient/partial hospitalization, inpatient psychiatric care, outpatient behavioral health clinic, growing Integrated Behavioral Health, and hospital consult/liaison; adult program also includes ECT practice
- Clinic practice is state-of-the-art new medical clinic attached to Ashland Hospital and NW Wisconsin Cancer Center
- Strong domiciled clinic partners in Ashland (Orthopedics, Surgery, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Radiology, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Sports Trainer) and outreach from Essentia Health Duluth (Nephrology, Pulmonary, Neurology, Urology, Rheumatology, Gynecology, Orthotics, and Sleep Study)
- EPIC electronic medical record
- Primary care based, integrated behavioral health services for patients with acute or chronic conditions which may include substance abuse or misuse, alcohol and drug addiction, serious psychological distress, suicide risk, situational or chronic depression, dementia, memory care or serious mental illness. Essentia Health offers an integrated, whole person, care delivery model with a foundation based on collaboration and integration between behavioral health and primary care providers and coordination with community agencies to build a patient focused care team that addresses not only the medical needs of the patient but the psychosocial barriers to treatment success. Further, Essentia Health works in collaboration and coordination with the community providers and resources necessary to support the patient in the environment(s) that the individual needs to function. Access to behavioral health professionals is through on-site clinic and telemedicine services. Programs are designed, and staff competent, to serve patients of diverse beliefs, values and economic abilities.

REQUIREMENTS

- BC/BE Psychiatry

LOCATION

- 70 miles east of Duluth, MN; 200 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul; 300 miles northeast of Madison
- Low cost of living and located on beautiful Lake Superior!
- Ashland population: 9,000, regional service area, 64,000

SALARY AND BENEFIT PACKAGE

- Excellent compensation and benefits including malpractice insurance coverage
- Minimum 6-weeks time off per year
- Stipend/bonus program available

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.

Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in peoples lives.

Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be Here With You in 15 hospitals, 69 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.

Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.