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Psychiatry - Physician

Company: Northside Hospital
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Northside Hospital is currently seeking a dedicated PRN Consult Liaison Psychiatrist to join our dynamic team. The PRN Consult Liaison Psychiatrist will play a critical role in providing psychiatric consultation services to patients admitted to any of our 5 campuses. This position offers a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with psychiatric disorders in a hospital setting.

*Northside Hospital* is a leading healthcare provider dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care and innovative medical solutions. Our dedicated Behavioral Health Team is a compassionate and multidisciplinary group of professionals committed to providing comprehensive mental health care to our patients.

*Responsibilities*



* Conduct psychiatric consultations for patients admitted to the hospital for medical or surgical reasons.

* Perform comprehensive psychiatric assessments and formulate treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.

* Collaborate with medical and surgical teams to provide integrated care for patients with comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions.

* Provide crisis intervention and management for patients experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms.

* Educate and support hospital staff on psychiatric issues, including suicide risk assessment, de-escalation techniques, and psychotropic medications.

* Participate in multidisciplinary rounds, case conferences, and treatment planning meetings as needed.


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*Qualifications*



* MD or DO

* Board certification or eligibility in Psychiatry.

* Active GA License or the ability to obtain one

* Prior experience in Consult Liaison Psychiatry preferred but not required.

* Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

* Commitment to providing compassionate, patient-centered care.


*Northside Hospital system includes:*



* Five not-for-profit, acute-care hospitals, located in Atlanta, Cumming, Canton, Duluth and Lawrenceville

* Over 250 Northside Hospital-affiliated outpatient centers and medical office buildings throughout the Atlanta Region

* 3,900 providers on staff and more than 24,000 employees

* Northside serves more than 4 million patients annually

* Nationally recognized expertise in Cancer Care, Maternity Services, Radiology, Surgery and Women's Health

* *Northside is recognized by US Newsweek in 2024 as World's Best Hospital, Best Workplace for Diversity/Culture, and Best Workplace for Women*

Keywords: Northside Hospital, Atlanta , Psychiatry - Physician, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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