Staff Psychiatrist - PRN, Telemedicine


Staff Psychiatrist (PRN, Telemedicine) at Lakeland Health

Location: Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph

Overview of Highlights

Are you seeking to join a growing mental health services program that offers both inpatient and outpatient opportunities?  Lakeland Health, in partnership with Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, desires your passion and expertise.  Help us as we continue to revitalize mental health care in southwest Michigan by increasing our inpatient capacity and building an outpatient program.  We are looking for providers who are interested in creating and sustaining a legacy of high-quality and robust mental health care!

Seeking board-eligible or board-certified PRN, part-time, or telemedicine candidates in adult and child & adolescent psychiatry.  Adult needs include our 26-bed inpatient unit at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.  Team includes one full time staff psychiatrist and part-time telemedicine psychiatrist - third psychiatrist has been recruited to join in summer 2017.  Opportunity to build adult outpatient program with strong support from Lakeland & Pine Rest leadership.  Child & adolescent opportunities are outpatient only.

Enjoys the benefits of partnership with Pine Rest, one of the largest behavioral health organizations in the United States with with the more than 70 psychiatrists, 110 fully licensed psychologists, more than 190 licensed masters-level social workers, and 30 physician assistants and nurse practitioners.  Potential educational forum and teaching opportunities in Pine Rest's psychiatry residency and clerkship programs (resident and medical student rotations and lectures). 

Inpatient unit at Lakeland Medical Center is large and well-maintained.  Includes expansive indoor and outdoor recreation space, with a full gym and crafts areas.  Video court available through partnership with Berrien County.  Dedicated and experienced support staff.  Epic electronic health records.  

Lakeland Medical Center is located in a beautiful, family-friendly community on the shores of Lake Michigan.  You'll find access to excellent public and private school options.  All the benefits of living in a small town with convenient access to big city amenities - Chicago is only 90 miles away!

Lakeland Health is also a teaching hospital, offering residencies in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Dermatology.  We currently have 62 residents and host 3rd and 4th year medical students on campus from Michigan State University and Des Moines University Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

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To learn more, please contact Chad Simcox at or (269) 985-4485. 

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