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UnityPoint Health Inpatient Psychiatry - Physician - Cedar Rapids, Iowa in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

UnityPoint Clinic is searching for a full-time Inpatient Psychiatrist to join the Behavioral Health Hospitalist team at St. Luke’s in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The St. Luke’s Behavioral Hospitalist team consists of a team of Physicians and ARNPs, that are providing full inpatient care to the Adult Geriatric, Adult and Child adolescent units.

This position offers:

  • Competitive salary compensation, Sign-On bonus, Relocation

  • Work Life balance with shared call coverage; including nights and weekends

  • EPIC electronic medical record; Utilized in both our clinics and our hospital

  • Full time benefits, including: Medical, dental, vision, 401k/457b, PTO, CME

  • Medical Services

  • Medical Services can include, but are not limited to admissions, discharges, daily hospital care of patients, emergency room visits and consultations as requested.

  • While on-call, Physician shall be available to provide medical services upon referral from other physicians or through assignment of patients presenting in the Emergency Department who have no physician.

  • Physician shall be expected to provide daily hospital care for an assigned census of patients during the regular work week.

  • While on-call and outside the regular work week, Physician shall be responsible for medical services for all patients in the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program in a manner agreed upon by the on-call physicians and those participating in the Hospitalist Program.

  • Physician shall participate in daily staffing as determined by the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program Medical Director.

  • Physician shall adhere to clinical standards as determined by the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program Medical Director, the psychiatry section, and other appropriate bodies.

  • Call Coverage; Provide on-call psychiatrist/hospitalist coverage in conjunction with other on-call physicians and physicians participating in the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program. While on-call, promptly return all calls and pages and be readily available to report to Hospital to provide evaluation and other medical services required by the patient.

  • Outpatient Services; Physician may provide certain outpatient services as Hospital needs require. Such services can include, but are not limited to hospital-based outpatient practice, outpatient practice in support of other community agencies/organizations, and telemedicine services.

  • Other Services/Duties. Other services/duties can include, but are not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively and providing supervision for advanced registered nurse practitioners employed by the Hospital for both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services.

  • Fulfilling administrative duties of the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program/behavioral health service line as requested.

  • M.D. or D.O.

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry; Board exam must be completed within one year of hire date

  • Hold a current and unrestricted medical license

  • Eligible to work in the United States

  • Hold current and unrestricted state and federal authority to prescribe and administer medications as necessary or appropriate to the field of practice

  • Ability to work as a team member

  • Excellent communication, written and verbal, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Please contact Andrea Sims, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 319-730-9513 or

Requisition ID: 2021-95848

Street: 2375 Edgewood Rd SW

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday; With night and weekend rotating call coverage

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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