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In partnership with Regions Hospital Emergency Department and Behavioral Health nursing staff, crisis social workers and Emergency Medicine providers, this position will lead the coordination, quality and efficiency of acute care for mental health patients at their point of presentation to Regions Hospital's Emergency Department (ED) in St. Paul, Minnesota. In addition to being a top Upper Midwest Level I trauma and burn center, Regions Hospital is a national award-winning, innovative provider of Behavioral Health services to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and western Wisconsin. The department sees 80,000 visits per year with 10% mental health emergencies.

We seek a BC/BE Psychiatrist who is flexible, creative and engaging; has the ability to triage multiple clinical possibilities with limited datasets under competing demands on skills and time; possesses excellent interpersonal communication skills; and is a strong clinician with a mature sense of priorities/practical experience who can formulate and implement treatment pathways within the framework of hospital, medical group and community resources. Experience in psychosomatics and addictions with an aptitude for liaison work would be valuable assets, and the ability to guide multidisciplinary trainees with teaching and supervision in the emergency environment is a must. This full-time position will involve direct patient care in consultative roles in the Regions Hospital ED, participate in our related network referral service, and coordination with community-based providers to ensure the best continuity of care for emergency mental health patients.
HealthPartners, an integrated health care organization providing health care services and health plan financing and administration, was founded in 1957 as a cooperative. It's the largest consumer governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation - serving more than 1.5 million medical and dental health plan members nationwide.

Our care system includes a multi-specialty medical group practice of more than 1,700 physicians. HealthPartners Medical Group serves patients at clinics and hospitals in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, central Minnesota, and neighboring western Wisconsin communities. Our record of a stable professional staff for over 50 years is evidence that we seek to create an excellent professional environment. Our commitment to improving the health of our members, patients and the community is at the center of what we do. HealthPartners is transforming the delivery of health care and has aligned its mission with the Triple Aim: improving the health of the population, enhancing the patients experience, and making health care affordable.