Job ID: 290016614  |  Last Updated: 10/24/2022

Practice Outpatient Psychiatry in Family-Friendly Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga County Mental Health Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
Applicant Contact
Denise Romand
Medical Staff Recruiter/Practice Liaison
(518) 583-8465

Job Description

Outpatient Community Psychiatry Role in Award-Winning Saratoga Springs, New York

Find a sense of community, collegiality and collaboration here with Saratoga Hospital Medical Group.

Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Behavioral Health seeks a full-time psychiatrist who will be a hospital-employed physician within our group and practice in an outpatient setting at Saratoga County Mental Health Center, a community mental health clinic treatment model.

In the clinic, the psychiatrist will work in a treatment team of community mental health nurses and social workers with approximately one-hour patient evaluations and 30-minute medication check appointments. The psychiatrist conducts initial psychiatric evaluations and periodic reviews; provides psychiatric treatment and medication management to clients and monitors participant progress towards the attainment of individual goals; attends and participates in weekly supervision, weekly staff meetings and periodic in-service trainings and may present issues/cases for review. The practice utilizes the eCR TenEleven electronic medical record.

The Saratoga County Mental Health Clinic provides outpatient treatment, emergency and crisis intervention, screening and referral, individual, family, and group counseling, medication education and management, and symptom management. In addition to the main clinic in Saratoga Springs, the Clinic maintains a satellite in Mechanicville. Youth Services provides treatment for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children and adolescents up to the age of eighteen, who, together with their parents, often require intensive interventions. Youth Services provides community-oriented consultative activities in conjunction with community-based interventions. Adult Services provides treatment for mentally ill adults, particularly those who are seriously and persistently mentally ill. For the seriously and persistently mentally ill, a long-term disease management approach to medication management and supportive therapy is utilized.

The office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saratoga County Mental Health Center is located in a bright, spacious renovated building restored in 2013, within walking distance to downtown Saratoga and Saratoga Spa State Park.

Psychiatrists and Advanced Practice Providers at all locations provide coverage of the Saratoga Hospital 16-bed adult inpatient mental health unit. Call is paid and approximately 1:10, taken evenings by phone with rounding on weekends.

Saratoga Hospital Medical Group
Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, a multispecialty group of 300+ providers including physicians and advanced practice providers, contributes significantly to the hospitals continued growth and reputation for excellence. Collegiality plays an integral part in that, too. Doctors enjoy a shared governance approach to leadership and tremendous support of hospital administration.

Saratoga Hospital
For the second year in a row, Saratoga Hospital has been named one of The Worlds Best Hospitals by Newsweeka distinction earned by just 11 hospitals in the state. Saratoga Hospital is by far the smallest New York facility to earn the designation.

Saratoga Hospital is a 171-bed independent, locally governed, thriving not-for-profit community hospital and a leading healthcare provider in the region. We have enjoyed continuous growth for more than a decade, along with a reputation for high-quality, personalized, compassionate care. Since September 2004, Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Centerthe highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

More awards:

The Albany Med Health System
Saratoga Hospital is an affiliate of Albany Med Health System. This gives our physicians access to shared best practices, continuing medical education (CME), leadership and teaching opportunities. This partnership has added access to services typically not offered by community hospitals, as well as a seamless connection to the Capital Regions only academic medical center and the highly specialized medical care it can provide. If interested, our physicians have the opportunity to have medical students rotate through their practice. Emergency Medicine residents and Surgical Residents rotate from Albany Med with Saratoga Hospital Medical Group - General and Minimally Invasive Surgery and Saratoga Hospital Medical Group - Emergency Medicine at Saratoga Hospital. Saratoga Hospital has been approved for a Family Medicine Residency with the first class being recruited for 2023.

The compensation and benefit package is competitive.
Moving expenses and sign on bonus
Health and Prescription Plan, Dental and Vision Insurances
Hospital Courtesy Discount
403(b) Retirement Plan with employer contributions and 457 (b) Non-Qualified Retirement Plan;
For full time: Company Paid Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment; LTD
Flexible Spending Account(s) including Medical Reimbursement and Dependent Care Account
Paid Time Off, Five days CME, $4,000 CME stipend, professional dues; professional liability coverage
$200 annual YMCA discount, a number of supplemental insurances, services, discount programs and more!

Saratoga Hospital is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) entity for those participating in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Saratoga Springs is a great place to live and work, where you will feel a sense of community.
Located a half hour from Albany, New York States Capital City,
Three hours from New York City, Montreal and Boston right on the edge of New England, (VT and Massachusetts under one hour drive!)
Saratoga County offers family-oriented communities and excellent schools both public and private.
Saratoga Springs and surrounding towns and villages are experiencing growth and revitalization evidenced by new homes, upscale apartments, shops, eateries, and businesses.
TravelMag named Saratoga Springs, NY, one of the Most Charming Small Cities in the USA, 2021.
Known for world-class entertainment, and abundant year-round recreational and athletic opportunities for kids and adults!
Famous venues include: Saratoga Race Course featuring world-class thoroughbred racing, Saratoga Performing Arts Center hosting a multitude of pop and cultural events each summer, the beautiful Saratoga Spa State Park, and Saratoga National Historic Park, where the Battles of Saratoga in 1777 changed the face of history!
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the natural beauty of the Adirondacks, nearby Berkshires and Green Mountains, Saratoga Lake, Lake George, other waterways, and more!

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