Job ID: 290108429  |  Last Updated: 2/6/2023

Inpatient/Consult Liaison Psychiatrist

Union Hospital
Elkton, MD
Applicant Contact
Ja’Nikka Caraballo

Job Description

ChristianaCare, one of the nation's largest healthcare systems, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a BE/BC psychiatrist to work on the 10-bed inpatient unit and consult service in Union Hospital located in Elkton, MD. Union Hospital is a 72-bed acute care hospital located in downtown Elkton, MD. The behavioral health team based out of Union Hospital includes a full-time Medical Director Behavioral Health and highly experienced nurse practitioners and several therapists who provide outpatient behavioral health services. The Medical Director provides oversight and support to the inpatient/consult psychiatrist.


-BE/BC Psychiatrist

-Eligible for license in state of Maryland

-Fellowship training in Addiction Medicine or Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is preferred

-The psychiatrist functions as a highly specialized consultant who manages the most complex issues of mental illness and addiction. This physician sees consults on the units and in the emergency room. The inpatient unit has an experienced team of psychiatric nurses and social workers.

Benefits of joining ChristianaCare:

-Take advantage of the resources offered by the largest behavioral health provider in the state of Delaware.

-Work for a healthcare system recognized nationally for its focus on excellence and quality.

-Join a collaborative inclusive team of 15+ ChristianaCare employed psychiatrists from a variety of backgrounds; the majority are fellowship trained.

-Participate in and be supported by ChristianaCare's psychiatry residency program

-Paid weekend and weeknight call with a reasonable schedule shared by the providers of 1:6.

Living in and around Elkton, MD:

Elkton, MD is an historical town located near the Chesapeake Bay in Cecil County, MD. If you want to live near Elkton, you find single homes, farms, ranches, waterfront properties and apartments. Area residents spend their down time enjoying historical areas, Elk Neck State Park and hobbies such as camping, boating, hiking and fishing.

Union Hospital is located between Baltimore and Philadelphia and is a short drive from ChristianaCare's Newark and Wilmington campuses. Due to its proximity to I 95, caregivers can opt to live in northern MD, DE, eastern PA or southern NJ and still enjoy reasonable commutes. This region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events, shopping and some of the nation's best colleges and universities. You're within short drives or Amtrak rides to international airports as well as some of the nation's most popular cities - Washington, DC and New York City. If you're a beach fan, you'll love that you can enjoy your days off in the beautiful beach resorts in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.

ChristianaCare Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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