Friends Hospital

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On 100 beautiful acres in Northeast Philadelphia stands Friends Hospital, one of America’s oldest hospitals and the first private non-profit institution in the country, founded exclusively to help persons with mental illness. When people come onto the grounds of Friends Hospital, we want them to feel that they have left the city and entered a quiet refuge where the process of healing the mind has taken place for nearly two centuries.

A commitment to excellence in psychiatric diagnostics, research, treatment and education is at the core of Friends Hospital’s approach to treatment today. We strive to blend advancing medical treatments with a compassionate and supportive environment. This approach has earned us the distinction as one of Philadelphia’s top mental health facilities and the only inpatient psychiatric hospital in Pennsylvania to achieve Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® from The Joint Commission for four years in a row.

Using the principles of wellness and recovery, our multidisciplinary treatment teams, including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers, expressive arts therapists, and other mental health specialists, provide individualized care to meet each patient’s unique needs.

Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, PA is recruiting a General Psychiatrist to work in our designated Crisis Response Center offering assessments, treatments and referrals for adults 24/7.  You will work with a cohesive multidisciplinary team of behavioral healthcare professionals comprised of psychiatrists, registered nurses, masters-prepared counselors and mental health technicians who serve as an access point for individuals and their families who may be in crisis and are seeking help. 

The position offers flexibility with both part-time and fulltime opportunities with no call requirements. 

Benefits include:

•Competitive salary and bonus opportunity!

•Malpractice reimbursement

•Health insurance, dental, vision benefits and more.

•Paid Time Off





  • Board Eligible/Board Certified General Psychiatry with an active PA license or ability to obtain licensure.