MultiCare Health System is seeking an inpatient Medical Director specializing in geriatric psychiatry for a growing psychiatric inpatient service located at Auburn Medical Center. You will help lead the team and oversee the Geriatric division, which consists of a 38-bed inpatient geropsych facility and an additional 20-bed unit dedicated to adult psychiatric voluntary and involuntary admissions. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop a growing inpatient psychiatric program and to unite with the largest behavioral health organization in the South Puget Sound region.Requirements:
Three plus years of leadership experience providing and managing mental health services to the geriatric population
MD degree with Board eligibility in psychiatry
Completion of an APA-approved residency in psychiatry
DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association
Current, thorough, familiarity with psychotropic medications, their prescribing, administration, and appropriate monitoring, including the assessment and management of potential side effectsAny job offer will be contingent upon the results of an updated background investigation.For more information and a complete opportunity overview, please email Kate Loos @ KateLoos@multicare.org.To learn more about MultiCare Health System please visit www.multicare.org
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: 8 to 5
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.