Psychiatry - Child Physician Job with First Physicians Group in Sarasota, FL

Inpatient Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist - Sarasota, Florida

First Physicians Group Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Full-Time
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  • Employee
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  • 03/17/2023
  • 999472

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is seeking to employ a BE/BC  Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to cover admissions for the inpatient program in our behavioral health facility. This will include children, adolescents and some coverage of adult patients. We are open to hiring an experienced psychiatrist or new graduate. Ideal start date will be Summer of 2023. 

The psychiatrist will also cover consults on the medical floors at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in rotation with the other psychiatrists in the group. There is also an opportunity to cover consults at our new SMH-Venice Hospital, which is a 110-bed acute-care facility that opened in November 2021. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to join a stable and established psychiatry group with well-trained physicians who have been with the practice for many years.

The behavioral health hospital is approximately 60 beds with 13 of them allocated for children/adolescents, but we are excited to announce that we will be opening a new 82 bed state-of-the-art Behavioral Health Pavilion in 2023. It will have 4 units to include:

  • A team environment with a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care
  • 80% single person patient rooms
  • Sensory rooms and quite area on each unit
  • 16-bed Geriatric Unit
  • 22 bed Child/Adolescent Unit
  • 24 bed Adult Unit
  • 20 bed Acute Unit
  • Gymnasium
  • Advance technology to optimize patient and staff experience
  • Outdoor gardens for patients & clients
  • Staff retreat area with self-serve café and garden area

Outpatient Program will include:

  • Adult Partial Hospital Program
  • Adult & Youth Intensive Outpatient Programs
  • Outpatient counseling
  • Limited psychiatric services to assist with medication management
  • Community Mental Health Education and Wellness programs.
  • ECT and TMS
  • Research opportunities

Highlights of the Opportunity:

  • Hospital-based position Monday through Friday seeing approximately 12 encounters per day.  
  • Weekend and after-hours call is shared by all psychiatrists in a 1:7 rotation (and increasing as we add more physicians).   
  • Patient mix is currently 55% adults, 27% geriatrics and 18% child/adolescent but will change with the opening of the new hospital.
  • Fully implemented EHR (Altera Sunrise - Allscripts).
  • Excellent comprehensive & low-cost benefits – Health, Dental, Vision, 403B Retirement Plan, Life Insurance, Disability and much more.
  • Physicians are generously rewarded with a guaranteed base salary, wRVU productivity bonus AND a bonus for meeting quality measures. 
  • Relocation assistance, commencement bonus and other perks are offered with a contract.
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to  sovereign immunity. No tail coverage is necessary should you leave our practice.
  • We are a Nonprofit 501(c)(3), so physicians can  participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program  if employed by the group.
  • No state income tax in Florida.

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, Director, Physician & APP Recruitment, to learn more about this opportunity.

We are located in the highly desirable area of Sarasota, FL, which is on the West Coast of Florida and close to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country – Siesta Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key. The community is known for its excellent public and private schools and an impressive array of restaurants and activities for all ages to enjoy.

Sarasota Memorial is a  CMS 5-Star rated hospital  in Florida for its overall quality. It is the only hospital in Florida and one of just 52 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016.  In 2018, Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota earned its fourth consecutive  Magnet recognition from the ANCC, the credentialing body of the American Nurses Association — a humbling achievement that fewer than 1% of the nation's hospitals have attained.  In its 2021-2022 report, U.S. News  ranked SMH among the 50 “Best Hospitals” in the nation for our rehabilitation programs and services.