Staff Psychiatrist

NC Department of Health and Human Services
Wayne County

Job Description

Mission Statement
To provide excellent psychiatric care to individuals with
the greatest need and the least resources.

Continuous Posting

Cherry Hospital, a State Psychiatric Hospital serving the eastern region of North Carolina, is recruiting for a Psychiatrist.

This is an Anticipated Vacancy - Position Number 65019633
Salary Grade: MG14
Recruitment Range $150,332.00 $240,000.00

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. DHHS manages the delivery of health- and human-related services for all North Carolinians, especially our most vulnerable citizens children, elderly, disabled and low-income families.

Cherry Hospital
A Place of Hope, Care, and Recovery

Cherry Hospital (CH) is a State-of-the-Art psychiatric hospital located in a beautiful rural area of Goldsboro, NC. Although rural, Cherry Hospital is convenient to the Triangle Area (Raleigh/Durham) and the coastal region of the state. It is about an hour's drive to the heart of Raleigh or the beautiful coastal town of New Bern.

Cherry Hospital serves the 38 most eastern counties of North Carolina with a mission to serve those with the greatest need and the fewest resources. In earnest efforts to follow our mission, we strive to create a healing environment in which every team member has opportunity to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we serve. Learn more about our facility at: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dsohf/cherry-hospital.

In addition to a very competitive salary, this opportunity offers an excellent benefits package, loan repayment opportunities, employment stability and rewarding professional opportunities.

Job Description
Staff psychiatrists serve as team leaders for multi-disciplinary teams to ensure quality patient care and treatment. In addition to the evaluation of patients upon admission, this position is responsible for providing inpatient psychiatric care which includes consultations, preparing written psychiatric assessments including treatment plans as well as administrative recommendations, chronic medication management, psychotropic drug reviews, provides consultation with medical staff as needed, and providing appropriate coordination and continuation of the care for residents in adherence to state and federal guidelines.

This opportunity offers a full-time work schedule, Monday Friday (8 am until 5 pm) with a light call schedule.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Qualified applicants must demonstrate and application clearly reflect work experience and/or training that demonstrates the following:

Considerable knowledge of inpatient psychiatry
Knowledge of the theories and general practices of medicine; thorough knowledge of biological, social, and psychological developmental processes at all ages; a sound identity with and training in medicine and psychiatry; and demonstrated clinical abilities.
Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team and integrate care is essential Graduation from an accredited medical school and completion of psychiatry residency (or anticipated completion before job commencement).
Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to adult patients, as credentialed by the Medical Staff.
Excellent oral and written communication skills (including legibility) are essential.
The candidate should be able to demonstrate or learn proficiency with electronic medical record.

** Required Licensure: Full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in North Carolina. Training sufficient for board certification in Psychiatry.

*Please complete the education and experience portion
of the application with accurate dates and details.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina.
Supplemental and Contact Information
How to Apply:

****Please follow instructions to apply on-line (www.oshr.nc.gov. Technical Support questions pertaining to NEO Gov please call 1-855-524-5627.

**Applicants will be communicated with via email ONLY for updates on the status of their applications.

** All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Cherry Hospital is a Tobacco-Free Environment in accordance with DSOHF Tobacco Free Environment Policy.

* Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
*Pre-employment drug testing and criminal background checks are required for all positions at Cherry Hospital.
*As a condition for continued employment: Must successfully pass all required parts of CPI's Non-Violent Crisis Intervention.

*Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference for employment with State Government must attach either Form DD-214 or discharge orders.
* Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

*The following question must be answered on the application in order to be considered: # 8. Have you ever been convicted of an offense against the law other than a minor traffic violation?

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.
It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants.

For technical issues with your applications, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-947-7478.

Contact: Connie S. Wooten, Clinical Recruiter
919 947 8017



Employment Type

Permanent Full-Time