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Psychiatric Hospitalist

Facility: St Catherine of Siena Med Ctr Location: Smithtown, NY Department: Department of Psychiatry Category: Physician / Advance Practice Professional Schedule: Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift: Day shift Hours: 8am-4pm, flexible to meet demands of the unit ReqNum: 6023069

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, affiliated with Catholic
Health Services of Long Island, is located in Smithtown, NY on a beautiful
110-acre campus that includes a 290-bed community hospital, a 240-bed nursing
and rehabilitation facility, and a 60,000 sq ft medical office building. SCS is engaged with error
reduction initiatives and on a journey to High Reliability. We have been
recognized in superior care in stroke and sepsis patients and have also
recently attained Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery and have also been
designated as the only Baby Friendly hospital in Suffolk County.

DUTIES: Physician shall
provide on-call emergent and urgent care to patients who present to the
Hospital's Emergency Department or are otherwise referred to the Psychiatric
Department for evaluation or treatment, in addition to providing follow up care
to the designated or assigned inpatient psychiatric population. Physician shall
provide follow-up care to the Hospital's inpatient population in the
psychiatric unit. Such services shall include, but are not limited to,
diagnosis, treatment, medication management and performance of procedures.
Physician shall be responsible for preparing all records and reports which may
be required concerning any psychiatric patient's treatment program. The
Physician shall complete all forms and documents as may be required by
Hospital. Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be reasonably
assigned, from time-to-time by the Chairman, Director of Psychiatry, and/or the
CMO. Weekend
on-call service will require Physician to be present at Hospital during the day
hours to address admissions, consultations and rounding. Weekend calls involve
rounding on
approximately half of the total patients in the psychiatric units and other
locations where psychiatric patients may be accommodated.

QUALIFICATIONS: Physician must be board
certified or board eligible in Psychiatry. Must hold a currently
valid and unlimited license to practice medicine in the State of New York and
current registration with the New York State Education Department. Must have
three years' experience treating patients.


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