Job ID: 289975945  |  Last Updated: 8/25/2022

Medical Director of Brand New Inpatient Psychiatry Unit - Richmond, KY

Baptist Health Richmond
Richmond, KY
Applicant Contact
Shelly Barker
Manager, Physician Recruitment
(859) 260-5335
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Baptist Health Medical Group is seeking a passionate Psychiatrist who is looking to lead a practice and have a transformational impact on a community!

-Join Baptist Health Behavioral Health in Richmond, Kentucky as the Medical Director and clinician of a brand new 11-bed inpatient unit.
-This opportunity is one-of-a kind with a multidisciplinary clinical support staff.
-Medical Director will have PRN physician support.
-Established patient referrals from Emergency Department.
-Patient population is adult patients (18 years old and above) struggling with mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorders.
-This is a unique opportunity to have input on creating a new department.

For additional information please contact:

Shelly Barker, Physician Recruitment Manager
Cell: 814-558-6223

In 2021, Baptist Health Richmond saw an increase in the demand for outpatient behavioral health. More than 400 of these patients needed inpatient services and had to leave their community and local support systems to receive these services. This community needs and deserves to have access to inpatient behavioral health close to home. Baptist Health Richmond is truly passionate about this service and hope to continue growing Behavioral Health services for its community.

Are you ready to make a difference at the Thrive Center?

Incentive Overview

Competitive compensation and benefits package include:

Competitive compensation and benefits package - Up to $200,000 in recruiting incentives including sign-on bonus, student loan repayment, residency/fellowship stipend, and relocation/moving allowance
Two-year income guarantee with opportunity for additional productivity and quality bonuses
Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
Retirement savings plans 401K and 457(b)
Paid CME/licensure and malpractice insurance/tail coverage
Physician Mentorship Pathway for growth and development
EPIC- electronic health record system integrated throughout all hospital and practice locations
Immigration support, if needed

About Baptist Health Medical Group
A physician-led medical group
Baptist Health Medical Group brings together all of Baptist Healths employed providers into one comprehensive, multispecialty network serving residents of Kentucky, Indiana and neighboring states. Backed by the Baptist Health system of hospitals and led by experienced physicians who are distinguished in their fields, the group encompasses over 1,500 providers, including 800 physicians and more than 700 advanced practice clinicians. These professionals include primary care providers, as well as highly trained surgeons and specialists offering advanced treatments, technologies and care.
While many of the Medical Groups administrative functions are centralized, Baptist Health recognizes that healthcare is delivered on a very personal level. Therefore, the governing structure includes local leadership councils and operations staff in each of the systems three regions, Kentuckiana, East and West, to address each communitys unique needs. These councils work together to ensure that patients visiting a Baptist Health Medical Group provider can expect the same quality care at each of our practices and in each of our hospitals care that is appropriate, timely and centered on our valued patients.

About Richmond
Richmond is the sixth largest city in Kentucky with a population of about 35,000 residents. You are able to enjoy suburban life in a charming college town, home to Eastern Kentucky University, with a great school system. You will get the benefits of a small community, while having access to the city: 20 minutes from Lexington and 1 hour from Louisville. You can boat on Laurel Lake and attend a UK basketball game within the same afternoon. In the heart of Kentucky and on the heels of Appalachian region, you will have Keeneland, Red River Gorge, the Bourbon Trail, and all things Kentucky in your backyard. Richmond, Kentucky is a place you must see for yourself!

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