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Russell County Medical Center and our Ballad Health Medical Associates are currently seeking a Full-Time, Board Certified, Virginia Licensed Psychiatrist for an inpatient staff psychiatrist position in Lebanon, Virginia. Clearview Unit (a 20-bed adult psychiatric unit located within Russell County Hospital). This unit provides a pivotal service to the community. The psychiatrist for this position will have a wide range of experience with inpatient psychiatric issues and should be comfortable with high acuity patients.
The Clearview Unit accommodates twenty patients and contains a large multipurpose treatment room, a group therapy room, a recreational therapy room, a kitchen, laundry room, offices and work area. The Center provides a wide range of therapeutic modalities to its patients, including:
Clearview is designed to provide short-term stabilization and treatment for adults whose treatment needs mandate an inpatient stabilization and treatment. The unit’s goal is to return patients to a level of acuity in which comprehensive outpatient care can continue to improve the quality of life for the patient. Clearview is a busy unit, accepting referrals and admissions 24-hours-a-day, 365 days per year. Most referrals come through the many Community Service Boards (CSBs) throughout the state of Virginia, and their Mandatory Screeners assess patients during psychiatric crisis. To promote successful reintegration back into the community, family members, local CSBs and/or the court systems work with the Clearview team during the treatment and discharge process to ensure smooth transitions back into the patients’ communities.
Located in Lebanon, Virginia, Russell County Hospital is a 78-bed not-for-profit hospital dedicated to bringing quality healthcare to Southwest Virginia. As a community hospital, Russell County Hospital provides a full array of primary care services. The facility also offers specialty services, including behavioral health, surgical services, hospice, emergency care and a center for sleep disorders. Russell County Hospital is certified as one of the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines facilities for improving stroke, heart failure, resuscitation and AFib care by promoting consistent adherence to the latest scientific guidelines.