Morton Hospital in Taunton MA, is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our Comprehensive Psychiatry Program. This is a full-time position which involves direct patient care for patients admitted to Morton Hospital. The psychiatrist will be a team player with strong verbal and written communication skills. The psychiatrist will also work closely with the Chief of Psychiatry in helping grow the behavioral health services at Morton Hospital.
Morton Hospital offers a full range of behavioral health treatment services, including a 19-bed Geriatric Psychiatry Unit and a robust psychiatric consultative practice. The geriatric psychiatry program at Morton Hospital is known for its high patient satisfaction and quality of care.
Morton Hospital is located in Taunton, MA, approximately 40 minutes south of Boston and 30 minutes east of Providence, with convenient access to major highways. One of the oldest towns in the United States, Taunton is known as the “Silver City” and has a rich industrial and cultural history. With approximately 60,000 residents, Taunton is home to a variety of businesses both large and small, as well as many schools, restaurants and historical sites. Taunton maintains a strong sense of “community” and the city and its businesses host a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year.
Morton Hospital is a 112-bed acute care community hospital serving patients and families in southeastern Massachusetts. We employee 300 primary care doctors and physician specialists and see more than 50,000 patients in our ED each year. Morton Hospital is a member of Steward Health Care, a fully integrated national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where our patients live. Steward owns and operates 38 community hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta, that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes 388 behavioral health/substance use disorder beds in Massachusetts, including 159 geriatric psychiatry beds. Steward's unique health care service delivery model leverages technology, innovation, and care coordination to keep patients healthier. With a culture that prioritizes agility, resourcefulness, and continuous improvement, Steward is recognized as one of the world’s leading accountable care organizations. The Steward Health Care Network includes thousands of physicians who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and states across the U.S. including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, or would like to apply, please contact:
Dave Rezendes, Senior Physician Recruitment Specialist
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.