Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Job In Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Psychiatry Child and Adolescent
Job Summary:Parkridge Valley Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee is seeking a board certified / board eligible Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join an established practice in an expense-sharing model.
- Board certified or board Eligible in child & adolescent as well as adult psychiatry
- Active Tennessee license or the ability to obtain one
- Strong communication skills
- Mix of inpatient and outpatient child & adolescent practice
- Option to also practice adult psychiatry
- Mid-level support
- Competitive salary and benefits
- Relocation support
- Expense-sharing model with financial support for first year compensation.
- 108-bed facility
- Residential campus
- Inpatient and residential services for individuals under the age of 18
- Treatment for anxiety, depression, and substance abuse, bi-polar psychosis, among others
- Services include medication management, supportive medical care, group therapy, activities therapy and discharge planning
Nestled in the heart of the Southeast, Chattanooga is within a day’s drive to almost one-third of the major U.S. market and the densely populated cities of Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville and Birmingham (within 140 mile radius). The city approximates 169,000 population; MSA of 426,000 residents situated in the Great Tennessee Valley.
Chattanooga enjoys an abundance of natural beauty; located where several Mountain ranges converge bringing the states of Tennessee, northern Georgia, North Carolina together at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Tennessee River, which winds through much of Hamilton County, feeds into Lake Chickamauga providing an endless array of water sports. Other unique outdoor activities range from hang-gliding off Lookout Mountain to inner tubing/canoeing down the Sequatchie River to White Water Rafting the Great Ocoee River (third white water river in the US, host to the Summer Olympics) to biking, golfing or horseback riding amidst the scenic backdrop of the mountains.
The recently revitalized Downtown Riverfront draws tourists and residents alike for afternoon/evening strolls. Chattanooga city attractions include: the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theater, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Rock City, Coolidge Park, Ruby Falls, the Incline, the Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga Regional History Museum, Houston Museum of Decorative Arts, Hunter Art Museum, Southern Belle Riverboat, Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. The city supports a vibrant Arts Council (ranked 12th in the nation in per capita donations for the Arts) supporting several fine theaters, Ballet, Chattanooga Symphony and the Opera.
In addition to the significant tourism industry, Chattanooga is also a major industrial city with an extensive network of transportation systems including the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport.
Chattanooga’s school system, public and private, assure a strong foundation for area children. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a wide range of majors in undergraduate and graduate courses in addition to graduate medical education.
Not to be understated, one of the area’s greatest features is financial. Moderate cost of living, low property taxes, No State Personal Income Tax contributes to a more prosperous lifestyle.
Delivering the very best behavioral healthcare to Chattanooga and the tri-state region with programs covering all ages, Parkridge Valley is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Parkridge Valley, a member of the Tri Star Health System, is licensed by the State of Tennessee and located on 80 acres of woodland in the heart of Chattanooga. Valley provides the regions most comprehensive range of services including Adult, Child and Adolescent Services.