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Psychiatrist Physician for Troy, NY (Perm)

Troy, NY 12180

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 4892

Job Description

St. Peter's Health Partners is seeking to recruit a full-time Outpatient Adult Psychiatrist. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and long-standing Behavioral Health program at Samaritan Hospital in eastern New York state. 

Job Description:
  • The Psychiatrist will provide outpatient coverage for adult patients at the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
  • Offers a comprehensive program in behavioral health that includes inpatient services across three units and a robust outpatient program located on the hospital campus. An interdisciplinary team provides specialized care to meet the medical, psychiatric, and social needs of the older adult patient.
  • Enjoy excellent colleagues, strong system practice support and a physician friendly environment.
  • Call Rotation: 1:6 weekends; 1:7 weeknights
  • Applicants should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented
  • Average Number of Patients Per Day: 15-20 varies based on how many new patients vs follow up. Typically new patients are about 60 minute visits and follow ups are about 20 minutes.  
  • Samaritan offers a comprehensive service line for psychiatry-one of the largest in the area: An outpatient mental health clinic seeing appx 200 patients/day, a PROS clinic for goal oriented care;  emergency psychiatric crisis care and 3 inpatient units at Samaritan Hospital offering 63 inpatient patient care beds.
  • Team of eight employed Psychiatrists and five Psychiatric NPs
  • Experience treating an adult psychiatric patient population is preferred
  • EMR: Epic
  • The candidate should provide longevity.  We are looking for providers who will stay for some time, offering consistent continuing care to our patients.
  • Not open to telemedicine
  • Cannot accept visa candidates
  • New graduates are welcome
  • Not accepting Locums candidates
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Compensation Range:  $255,000 - $310,000 - The posted salary reflects the starting range of total compensation and does not include productivity bonuses, incentives related to quality and performance, extra shift incentives, and other forms of cash compensation as applicable to the position. In addition, providers typically receive a CME allowance and other benefits offered by their medical group employer. Please note that this salary range is provided in accordance with State law and is subject to variation due to the factors noted above.
  • Starting bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Excellent benefits including health/vision/dental insurances
  • Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
  • CME time & expense allowance
  • Paid time away from the practice
  • Two-part retirement savings program with employer matching program
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry 
  • NY License 
  • DEA (by time of start) 
  • Note experience on provider's profile with Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Pharmacotherapy, Restraint Application, Seclusion Therapy, and Involuntary Commitments
  • Board Certified
  • Board Eligible
  • DEA
  • New York
  • Note experience with required responsibilities
ABOUT THE FACILITY About Samaritan Hospital:
With 11,000 employees in more than 185 locations, St. Peter’s Health Partners is the Capital Region’s most comprehensive not-for-profit integrated health care network.  Samaritan Hospital is a 277-bed community hospital offering inpatient and outpatient including emergency services, critical care and ambulatory surgery, cancer services, behavioral health services, and cardiac catheterization. In 2018, St. Peter’s Health Partners completed a major construction project modernizing its facilities, including a new patient pavilion with an expanded emergency department, ICU, PCU, Med/Surg units, and a new parking garage.

About the Community:
Troy, NY is an urban treasure! The City's rich history and eclectic energy has attracted people from across the nation and around the world. It offers the convenience and accessibility of urban living with a friendly, small town feel. The City's affordable properties draw new residents from all walks of life: urban pioneers who enjoy living and working in Troy's beautiful, historic buildings; college students who come for a world-class education and decide to stay, and business owners seeking a real sense of community.

The Collar City is an engaged, civic-minded, and forward-thinking community, overflowing with innovative individuals and entrepreneurial spirits, who care deeply about social responsibility, education, equality, and sustainability.

Troy, NY also boasts the youngest median age (31.6) in the region.

The 2017 Times Union "Best of the Capital Region" Reader's Poll voted downtown Troy the "Best neighborhood to live without a car." Come visit and see what the buzz is about! The downtown atmosphere is energetic and supports the live, work, play attitude of our creative and tech-driven culture - dozens of shops and eateries to explore, along with various arts and cultural destinations.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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