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Child Psychiatrist needed in sunny Eastern Washington Well-Established Behavioral Health Practice
Job Description:

Duly licensed physician who desires to practice and provide Child/Adolescent psychiatric medical services to the community. Physician is engaged to practice medicine in accordance with applicable laws and professional medical standards.

Requirements: Licensed in the State of Washington to practice medicine with an unrestricted right to prescribe controlled substances and medications.

Practice: In/outpatient mix, weekend in-house call 1/6 coverage, 1/5 weekday phone coverage. Board eligible with requirement to complete Boards by end of contract term. Will see Adult inpatients when on call with average census of 16. Our physician compensation is very competitive, with robust benefits.

Lourdes Health Network has a community Critical Access hospital with 25 beds in Pasco Washington, two multi-specialty clinics and wrap-around behavioral health services in Richland Washington. Lourdes Counseling Center currently employs 5 psychiatrists, including one child/adolescent psychiatrist. Childrens services include day treatment, medication management, crisis, case management and therapy. In addition there are numerous services for adults including a locked hospital. We are a faith based organization and a ministry of Ascension Health. As part of our mission, we are focused on the highest quality of patient care and customer service, with a focus on serving our communitys most vulnerable people. You can truly feel the difference when you walk through our doors.

The area is great for families. The climate is temperate and affords multiple outdoor sports and activities for all ages. We are at the confluence of the Snake, Yakima and Columbia Rivers. Water sports, golf and hiking are very popular. We are 3 hours from Seattle and Portland and 2 hours from Spokane.

The local economy is the strongest in the state of Washington. Pasco is the fastest growing city in the state, and is among the fastest growing in the country. Agriculture is a large part of the Tri-Cities economy, as are the areas of science and technology. The area has the highest number of PhDs per capita in the nation and has top rated schools in both the public and private sectors. Our community is approaching 300,000 in population. The Tri-Cities is in the heart of wine country with more than 200 wineries within a one-hour drive.

For more information on Lourdes and this community, explore the following links: www.yourlourdes.com, www.ascensionhealth.org, www.visittricities.com, www.tridec.org, www.washingtonwine.org