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Practice Psychiatry with Trident Health in Charleston, SC

Psychiatry Program Director Opportunity in Charleston, South Carolina Undo

HCA Healthcare Charleston, SC 29406
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Not Specified
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 05/25/2021
  • 926468
  • J-036138

Are you ready for the next chapter in your academic career? HCA has an opportunity for a founding Program Director to build a new Psychiatry Residency Program in Charleston, SC to open in July of 2022. Preliminary plan is for 4 residents per year, with a full complement of 16 for the 4 year program. The Program Director is responsible for the leadership, organization, operation, and the general administration of the Psychiatry Residency Program.

The Program Director will establish the strategic direction of the program and is responsible for its standards, quality and reputation. The Program Director will integrate the Psychiatry Residency Program into our already established GME foundation, physician practices, and hospital clinical services in a manner that enhances value and quality, and that promotes an optimal environment for medical education and professional practice. Currently our GME program has Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and General Surgery residency programs.

This program is to be housed out of Trident Medical Center, is a 321-bed major medical center providing comprehensive range of services and specialties, including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center. For more than 40 years, Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.


Must be Board Certified by the ABPN or AOBNP
Must have a minimum of 3 years post-residency participation as an active faculty member in an ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency program, (Core Faculty designation is a plus)
Must have a minimum of 3 years of graduate medical education administrative experience prior to appointment, (Associate Program Director or previous Program Director experience a plus)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong team building skills
Candidates with recent scholarly activity such as peer reviewed funding, publication of original research or review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks, publication or presentation of case reports or clinical series at scientific society meetings, or participation in national committees or educations organizations highly encouraged to apply.
Hours and Compensation:

Full time position with protected non-clinical Admin Time of 20 hours per week
Employment by HCA with competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including 401K plan and more.
HCA Healthcare is a comprehensive healthcare network where more than 280,000 colleagues across 185 hospital campuses and approximately 2,000 care facilities in 21 states and the United Kingdom are all committed to creating a positive impact every day. We are an organization that exists to give people healthier tomorrows. We are now the largest provider of Graduate Medical Education for Physician and Surgeons with over 250 academic programs educating over 3,900 residents and fellows nationwide. Building a network of innovative, patient-centered GME communities, the company maintains 56 teaching hospitals in 14 states with plans to grow existing programs and add new programs to accommodate as many as 7,000 residents by 2025.

Our scale enables caregivers to deliver great outcomes for patients and give our colleagues unparalleled opportunities to learn and grow. Most importantly, as a part of HCA Healthcare, our colleagues are connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves, but for healthcare everywhere.