$202,902 - $247,091/year (*See 'Introduction' below for additional information)
Job Type Open to the Public
Close Date 11/29/2020 11:59:00 PM
The , Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services ( ) is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
Are looking to make an impact on the lives of adults living severe and acute psychiatric illness? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join our vibrant and dynamic psychiatric team! We are currently seeking an experienced Psychiatrist to join the (SWCMHS), within the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit 2 (PICU 2), Inpatient, (PCN: 125912). PICU 2 provides 21 beds for residents of Connecticut. Admissions to the psychiatric unit is coordinated through a statewide Utilization Management process coordinated by the Office of the Commissioner. The locked unit is responsible for providing treatment for severely and acutely ill psychiatric patients who require a safe, supportive, highly structured hospital level of care. The treatment goals are developed in which the individual can be: stabilized, evaluated, rehabilitated, helped to accept the need for ongoing treatment, and assisted in regaining a level of functioning that will allow the person to be treated in a less restrictive environment or to return to community-based living. We work closely with community providers to ensure that a smooth transition to the community exists. PICU 2 is an extended care unit focused on rehabilitation and an emphasis on intense skills building needed for community reintegration.
This position is located at 1635 Central Avenue in Bridgeport, CT 06604. It is a full-time, 40 hours per week position, with a work schedule of Monday -Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Voluntary on-call coverage and weekend coverage is available at additional reimbursement.
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State of Connecticut
Posted on : 17 days ago
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