North Spring Behavioral Healthcare, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is an 82-bed, Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services (DMHMRSAS)-licensed, and JCAHO-approved residential treatment facility.North Spring is situated on 42 acres of scenic green lands in historic Leesburg, VA, approximately 25 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. We provide therapeutic programs for adolescents in a safe and secure environment that encourages growth and self-responsibility.
Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 75,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion
In August of 2015 North Spring expanded its services by opening a 15-bed Acute Unit on the campus grounds. We are seeking qualified Psychiatrists to serve on an on-call basis.
Key Responsibilities: Admit, discharge, assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care. Actively participates in applicable treatment team meetings. Assess, direct, and intervene in crisis situations. Diagnose, prescribe medication, monitor medication side effects and participate in the treatment process of patients. Consults on admissions decisions, as necessary.
Qualifications: Knowledge of appropriate assessment and evaluation tools and tests, diagnoses, & interventions with residents; Knowledge of milieu management; Advanced skills in medication management; Knowledge of acute adolescent and child psychological disorders; Advanced knowledge of principles of abnormal psychology.Professional experience of at least 2 years.Current privileges at NSBH. We offer a competitive wage and the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with a dedicated staff.