We are currently seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Geriatric Psychiatrist in Monroe, LA.
This will be both inpatient and outpatient. Bulk of case load will be outpatient clinical work at the behavioral health hospital, about 4 miles from the Regional Hospital. The behavioral health hospital has a new behavioral health EMR, 40 beds, and is divided into 2 units. 20 geriatric beds and 20 general psych beds. There is a daily census of 18-21 patients. Currently (2) doctors and (2) psychiatric NPs are on staff with mid level support. Incoming physician will be responsible for inpatient consults.
- Paid call - $200/weekday and $400/weekend
- Standard business hours (8:30-5:30)
- Board Eligible or Board Certified
- 2021 candidates welcome
Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package, along with incentives for outstanding work and contributions.
- Pharmacy / Prescription Coverage
- Deferred Compensation
- Group Variable Universal Life Insurance
- Long-term Disability
- Long term Care
- Paid Time Off
- Continuing Medical Education / Individual Physician Expenses
- Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Employee Assistance Program
About the Area:
The Monroe, LA area is an economic, educational, and medical hub for Northeast Louisiana, with the largest projected job growth over the next 2 years. The city is anchored by the beautiful Ouachita River, which according to National Geographic, is one of the most beautiful rivers in the entire world. The region is known as Sportsman's Paradise, and is the location of the first Coca Cola bottling plant.
The Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge includes pristine wetlands and provides opportunities for canoeing and fishing and features numerous exhibits. The beautiful Kiroli Park includes trails, gardens and fishing ponds. The Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge provides locations for hiking, fishing and hunting. The scenic Ouachita Wildlife Management Area provides fishing opportunities and includes a camping area. The Louisiana Folklife Festival is a notable event which features music, a variety of food, various crafts and celebrates tradition. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the numerous golf courses.
The city is home to the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Delta Community College.
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