Job ID: 290104866  |  Last Updated: 3/30/2023

Psychiatrist Physician Chair –Stellar Clinical Supportive Team and Quality Hospital

Eastern Connecticut Health Network
Applicant Contact
Michelina Rinaldi
(860) 948-0520
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) is a community healthcare system anchored by two highly respected acute-care hospitals, Manchester Memorial and Rockville General. ECHN is currently seeking a full-time Chair of Psychiatrist to lead the ECHN Behavioral Health Service Line. Eastern Connecticut Health Network provides top quality healthcare using evidence-based modalities with a strong and collaborative multidisciplinary team approach. As a Chair of Psychiatry, you will enjoy work life balance with a Monday through Friday schedule. A multi-disciplinary team approach includes the support of an exceptional team of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, nurses, mental health counselors, social workers, and occupational therapist. Weekday call is shared among our psychiatrists and is well-compensated. Weekend call coverage is optional. You will find at ECHN a driving commitment to your lifelong learning, and professional development within an inspiring work environment dedicated to compassionate-clinical excellence. We welcome you to join our leading medical staff team, expanding behavioral health service line, and a highly respected program that reflects our commitment to our patients, families, community, providers, and our fellow care team.

Position Highlights:
Lead Behavioral Health Department and administrative staff, provides exceptional quality care in compliance with regulatory agencies, quality improvement, and peer review activities
Provides strategic and tactical leadership to Department of Psychiatry, Department of Behavioral Health
Collaborates with Vice President of Behavioral Health to assure that Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Program
Participates in recruitment, hiring, mentoring of psychiatry staff, and psychiatry nurse practitioners. Supports to Department of Psychiatry Leaders and is a resource to Senior Leaders
Actively participates in medical staff leadership activities
Participates in promoting evidence base care, role model of excellence, and patient care contributing to continued improved outcomes
Effectively represents ECHN Department of Psychiatry and core values

Outstanding Benefits and More:
Highly competitive salary, sign on bonus, and relocation assistance
Robust benefits options including 401k, dental, vision and life insurance
Generous paid time off and sick time
CME allowance (financial value and time) reflects institutional commitment to lifelong learning and clinical excellence.
Employer Paid Malpractice Coverage
Expert clinical operations and provider centric executive/administrative staff support
Seamless onboarding program with free easy access onsite parking
Local s resources for a variety of housing options with excellent public, private schools, including magnet, technical schools, and other specialized options

American Board Certified in Psychiatry prefer several years of experience
Connecticut licensed and Federal DEA controlled CT substance licensed (or soon eligible)

About ECHN:
Eastern Connecticut Health Network is an extraordinary community healthcare system comprised of two highly respected acute-care hospitals (Manchester Memorial and Rockville General) with approximately 500 physicians and advanced practitioners. The community hospitals are supported by multi-primary care outpatient internal and family medicine practice sites, expert physician specialists, comprehensive inpatient clinical services, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. Top talent faculty physicians further support ECHNs prominent Family Medicine Residency Program. ECHN also earned the Healthgrades 2022 patient safety excellence award; and Manchester Memorial Hospital was awarded a 4-Star Quality Rated by CMS Hospital in July of 2022. ECHN provides the latest advancements in robotic surgery, including the new MAKO robotic assisted knee-hip replacement system, and the Xi da Vinci Robot. The Womens Center for Wellness was named one of best Mammogram Imaging Centers by The Womens Choice Award with a new Canon Vantage Orian Magnetic Resonance Imaging Machine. The expanding partnership with Jefferson Radiology provides new and expanded comprehensive diagnostic radiology services with many other highly regarded programs.

Eastern Connecticut boasts the natural beauty of scenic New England landscapes, picturesque rivers, peaceful walking, and biking trails with breathtaking views. The area is surrounded by quaint towns with exemplary high-performance schools, some of which are best recognized as National Blue Ribbon Awarded. If you enjoy the city, nearby Hartford and New Haven provide theater, music, cultural arts, and fine dining. Moreover, the regions ideal location is within driving distance of Boston, New York City, Rhode Island, and the nearby beautiful ocean shores of Connecticut. The enchanting mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire are popular for skiing in the winter and watching the vibrant foliage in the
Please feel free to email your CV to or phone Michelina Rinaldi at 860 647-6430 for added job details.

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