HealthEast is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our growing Mental Health team. HealthEast is expanding its inpatient mental health units at St. Joseph's Hospital to better serve the community. The full expansion includes addition of a 12-bed Geriatric Psychiatry unit which will enable HealthEast to provide care to 700 additional patients annually.
Provides specialized medical care to patients in the evaluation and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance- related disorders, sexual and gender disorders and adjustment disorders. Provides care in inpatient hospital setting with a focus on adult psychiatric care and medication
management. Provides care and collaborates on treatment plans and decisions for care with a multidisciplinary team of care givers and support staff. Ensures clinical excellence by ensuring quality, focusing on the patient experience, operational and clinical excellence.
At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus.