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United Health Services Psychiatrist in Binghamton, New York

United Health Services Hospitals is a family of health service organizations that exists to improve the health of the communities we serve by developing and maintaining a comprehensive and cost-effective health care system. A not-for-profit organization, located in the Southern Tier of Upstate New York with Primary and Specialty Care offices in many locations throughout Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Tioga counties.

The group is seeking two full-time Psychiatry physicians to join our Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP), a licensed Psychiatric Emergency room with five certified emergency observation beds. The CPEP is fully staffed 24 hours a day, seven days per week by a supportive and collegial team of clinical social workers, RNs, mental health counselors and patient care technicians. The team provides evaluation and treatment for individuals of all ages who are suffering from an acute mental health crisis, completing an assessment and creating a treatment/disposition plan specific to the needs of each patient.

Roles of the CPEP attending psychiatrist include:

  • Supervision of nurses, social workers, students, and others participating in the care of patients

  • Completion of comprehensive assessments and treatment plans

  • Initiation of treatment for acute and chronic psychiatric and medical illnesses

  • Coordination of disposition planning in conjunction with Social Work and nursing staff

  • Opportunity to teach medical students and residents

  • Additional opportunity exists for extra shifts if desired

  • Work schedule is negotiable – opportunity to work 7 on/7 off shifts or to work Monday through Friday

    Qualifications:

  • Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry (or Board Eligible & within 5 years of completing residency training).

  • Completion of an approved Psychiatry residency training program

  • Eligible for a NYS license and DEA.

  • H1B and J1 accepted

    Formed in 1981 through the consolidation of three community hospitals, United Health Services Hospitals employs more than 6,000 people. As a teaching hospital, affiliated with the SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY and the Binghamton University Health Sciences Center, United Health Services Hospitals trains over 75 physicians per year in residency and fellowship programs.

    As a community-based system, the values that guide decision-making and behavior should reflect the culture of its communities and what they expect from their health care system. These values place special demands on all who are part of United Health Services Hospitals.

    For additional information or questions, please contact Donald.Lloyd@nyuhs.org, or on his cell phone (731) 402-6843.

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