Our ideal candidate would be a strong team player, desiring 1.0 FTE
Opportunity to work 7 day on / 7 days off -- or 14 on / 14 off in a Child/Adolescent inpatient unit
No outpatient clinic required
About our Behavioral Health Team:
Join a group of 9 adult and 4 child and adolescent psychiatrists as part of a comprehensive behavioral health program
Position is a full time, hospitalist model child psychiatry inpatient unit
Average caseload is 12 children, ages 6-18 years
Comprehensive inpatient team including family therapists, social workers, chemical dependency counselors, behavioral health techs with robust programming
Overnight call averages 1 in 8 days
Access to immediate hospital medical services such as pediatric hospitalist consultation, full lab and imaging services in house
Our Amberwing facility provides Partial Hospitalization Programming, state-of-the art, mental health and substance abuse services for children, adolescents, and their families. In addition, there is On Site Pediatric Occupational Therapy and a Birth to Kindergarten Program.
NACHRI designated children’s hospital, St. Mary’s Medical Center, part of the Duluth medical campus
The Behavioral Health Department provides a spectrum of care for children and adults, including inpatient psychiatric care, consult-liaison and emergency psychiatry, intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization services, and an outpatient behavioral health clinic.
Essentia Health Duluth hospital-Child/Adolescent inpatient unit has 16 beds; Adult in-patient unit has 37 beds.
Duluth, MN – Population approximately 90,000 with surrounding areas 200,000+
2 ½ hour drive to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area
Regional service area 460,000
BC/BE Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About Essentia Health
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 15,000 employees, including more than 1,900 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be “Here With You” in 15 hospitals, 75 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.