Medical Director for Geriatric Psychiatry Unit

Opportunity for a Geriatric Psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director of a new 14 bed inpatient unit at Watertown Regional Medical Center and establish an outpatient practice. Duties include 
evaluation, admission and management of all geriatric psychiatry patients and outpatient office hours in WRMC’s Directions Counseling Center.

Position details:

  • Full time employee
  • Board certification or eligibility required
  • Medical license and residency training
  • WRMC does not sponsor visas
  • Payor Mix is 56% Medicare, 28% commercial insurance and Blue Cross Blue Shield, 2% self-pay and 13% Medicaid
  • Referrals will come directly from area nursing homes, assisted living centers, other hospitals and physicians.

Benefits include:

  • BC/BS medical, dental, vision
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Paid time off
  • Malpractice coverage

About Directions Counseling Center

Directions Counseling Center, a service of Watertown Regional Medical Center, provides confidential mental health counseling services to adults, children and adolescents. A clinical psychologist, chemical dependency counselor and clinical social workers work together as a team to develop individualized treatment plans and evaluate progress on a regular basis. We rely upon proven therapeutic techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR, relaxation, play therapy, supportive therapy and psychological testing.

About Watertown Regional Medical Center

Watertown Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive health system that offers world class technology and advanced clinical programming that includes Emergency Services, Urgent Care, Comprehensive Women’s Health, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Heart and Vascular, and more.
We are proud to offer patient access to state-of-the-art technology such as 3D mammography, a Level IV Trauma certified Emergency Department, an on-site catheterization lab for advanced Heart and Vascular procedures, and laser-guided cataract surgery.

As part of LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to making communities healthier, employed physicians at Watertown Regional Medical Center benefit from LifePoint’s extensive resources, knowledge and experience in operating community hospitals.