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Psychiatry position in Muscle Shoals, AL

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Muscle Shoals
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

**Behavioral Health Medical Director Needed in Alabama!**

* Located in ***Muscle Shoals, AL*** - just 120 miles from Nashville, TN!
* Group also has office in Florence, AL
* Service area of approximately 220,000 people
* Full-time, permanent opening

Seeking a physician to serve as the Medical Director at Hospital in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. They deliver compassionate care through individual and group-focused activities. As a result, patients learn more effective tools for living.

The site houses a 20-bed inpatient unit for adult patients, as well as having a 30-bed Geropsychiatric Unit.
The unit helps older adults learn to cope with issues in their life.
Those issues can include anxiety, depression, dementia and paranoia.
The program is short-term. It emphasizes dignity and respect for each individual.

As the Medical Director your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment.

This position will carry an inpatient census, lead multidisciplinary treatment team meetings 3-5 times a week, as well as complete psychiatric evaluations on assigned patients and see patients face to face on weekdays for medication management.

As a Medical Director you must:

Have a medical doctorate or equivalent;
Hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Alabama;
Be Board Certified or Eligible (with plans to sit for boards) in General Psychiatry; and
Have residency training in Adult Psychiatry.

**Community:**

This is southern living at its best and how life is supposed to be. From the houses on the bluffs overlooking the river to the historic homes in the city's downtown area, life in the area is full of beauty. Florence and Muscle Shoals are located in northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River in a two county region known as the Shoals. The area carries forth the ideals of creating a safe, family-friendly place for residents to live.

With four gentle and distinct seasons, the Shoals is an outdoor lovers dream. The river and its system of lakes offer a variety of recreational activities. Golfers can choose from a variety of public and private courses. Nature lovers can find much to enjoy in the area's public parks, camping areas and walking trails. But there's plenty to do indoors, as well. The Shoals area boasts numerous museums, art galleries, theater groups, and dance studios. It is known worldwide for its music recording industry, and is home to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. The Shoals is also the birthplace of W.C.Handy (Father of the Blues) and Helen Keller.

A thriving retail and manufacturing economy, a reverent sense of history and culture, superior schools, and the friendliest people in the world fashions the Shoals and offers numerous opportunities for an enhanced quality of life. The Shoals is a great place to live, work, and play!

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Keywords: Archway Physician Recruitment, Huntsville , Psychiatry position in Muscle Shoals, AL, Healthcare , Muscle Shoals, Alabama

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