Carney Hospital, in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, MA, seeks a BC/BE Geriatric Psychiatrist for our 16-bed, geriatric inpatient unit. Psychiatrists are supported by an assigned nurse practitioner, unit nurse manager and 2 on unit social workers.
The new state-of-the-art facility has been designed to meet the specific and unique needs of adults ages 55 and older. Our dedicated multidisciplinary team of geriatric specialists works with the patient, family, and referring health care professionals to develop a course of treatment that promotes recovery for a variety of acute behavioral health conditions, including:
- Bipolar illness
- Psychotic disorders
The program offers an array of therapeutic activities, including pet therapy, music therapy, and groups geared to preserving function and optimizing the patients well-being.
Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Massachusetts, has proudly served the City of Boston and neighboring communities since 1863.
As a member of Steward Health Care, the largest fully integrated community care organization in New England, Carney Hospital is a 159-bed acute care hospital with more than 300 physicians and delivers quality care to approximately 37,000 patients annually. An affiliate of the Tufts University School of Medicine, Carney Hospital is a teaching hospital, training physicians in both internal medicine and family medicine. Carney Hospital provides Boston, Quincy and surrounding communities with convenient, local access to quality primary care, emergency medicine and a range of specialties and subspecialties, including critical care, family medicine, cardiology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, ambulatory care, and adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatry.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, or would like to apply, please contact:
Senior Physician Liaison, Network Development
Steward Health Care
All inquiries will remain confidential.
Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.