Job ID: 290085317  |  Last Updated: 1/21/2022

In-Patient Psychiatry Opportunity in Bristol, TN

Bristol Regional Medical Center
Bristol, VA
Applicant Contact
Alan Novak
(423) 956-3125
(423) 610-3342

Job Description

Ballad Health Medical Associates is currently seeking a Full-Time, Board Certified, Virginia Licensed Psychiatrist for an inpatient Staff Psychiatrist and Regional Medical Director in Bristol, Virginia. (Tennessee licensed psychiatrists are welcome to apply but will need to pursue a Virginia license prior to a start date.) Ridgeview Pavilion, a freestanding 28-bed adult psychiatric unit, is located minutes from Bristol Regional Medical Center, provides inpatient psychiatric services to communities in both Southwestern Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.

In additional to daily treatment responsibilities at Ridgeview Pavilion, the Regional Medical Director will provide physician leadership for the Regions Psychiatry team, including 3-4 staff Psychiatrists and 7-8 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Working alongside this team, the Regional Medical Director will work with the Behavioral Health Service Line leadership to optimize quality and operations across the 3 units (58 beds) and robust consult-liaison service that provides inpatient psychiatric services throughout the Ballad Health footprint. This leadership position requires an enthusiastic, motivated individual who is constantly striving to improve processes. The appropriate candidate will have the ability to develop camaraderie with multiple teams, excellent communication skills and the ability to envision, as well as produce, change with a focus on innovating care to be more patient-centered and to meet the changing needs of an ever-evolving healthcare landscape.

CALL: 1-in-6 (Regional Call Model)
Weekends: 1 Weekend Per Month of on-site rounding

Compensation Package:
Competitive Compensation
To Include: ?Competitive call pay
?Weekend shift pay
?Sign On Bonus
?Relocation Assistance
?FULL Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Practice Details:

The Ridgeview Pavilion accommodates twenty-eight patients and contains a large multi-purpose treatment room, a group therapy room, a recreational therapy room, a kitchen, laundry room, offices and work area. The Center provides a wide range of therapeutic modalities to its patients, including:
Daily rounds by the Psychiatry Team including 1 Psychiatrist and 1 Psychiatric Advanced Practitioner
Daily therapeutic services lead by licensed therapists and counselors including: ?Individual psychotherapy
?Group psychotherapy

On-Site Case Management and Utilization Review
Recreational activities
Family therapy
On-Site Court
Educational services

Ridgeview Pavilion is designed to provide short-term stabilization and treatment for adults whose treatment needs mandate an inpatient stabilization and treatment. The units goal is to return patients to a level of acuity in which comprehensive outpatient care can continue to improve the quality of life for the patient. Ridgeview Pavilion is a busy unit, accepting referrals and admissions 24-hours-a-day, 365 days per year. Most referrals come through the many Community Service Boards (CSBs) throughout the state of Virginia, and their Mandatory Screeners assess patients during psychiatric crisis. The unit also accepts voluntary admissions from Bristol Regional Medical Center, a tertiary care center located just across the state line in Bristol, Tennessee. In order to promote successful reintegration back into the community, family members, local CSBs and/or the court systems work with the Ridgeview Pavilion team during the treatment and discharge process to ensure smooth transitions back into the patients communities.

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