Unique Behavioral Healthcare Opportunity
Ozark Guidance is searching for candidates to fill a Board Eligible or Board Certified General Psychiatrist position. Ozark Guidance is a private local non-profit community mental health center that is accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. We are committed to meeting the needs of the individual, family, and community for better mental health in Northwest Arkansas. Since 1970, Ozark Guidance has helped tens of thousands of children, adults, and families in Washington, Benton, Madison, and Carroll Counties live better lives by providing high quality, affordable mental healthcare services. This is a unique clinical opportunity with a complex behavioral healthcare organization with a staff of almost 400 employees.
Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in the United States. With the beautiful Beaver Lake and the majestic Ozark Mountains that define the Natural state, our Northwest Arkansas region, inspired by its surroundings, is the up-and-coming leader in business, education, sports, tourism and arts and culture. Home to Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, J.B. Hunt, and the University of Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas fosters the entrepreneurial spirit and drives the growth of the region. Our Northwest Arkansas region has also inspired the visions of E. Fay Jones and world leaders such as J. William Fulbright and William Jefferson Clinton who have also called the region home. Today, the area’s unique and historic downtowns are thriving and recognized as top destinations for the arts. With Eureka Springs’ incredible living arts culture, Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center, Springdale’s Arts Center of the Ozarks, and Bentonville’s awe-inspiring Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Northwest Arkansas provides endless enjoyable cultural experiences. Ozark Guidance has been meeting the behavioral health needs of Northwest Arkansas over forty years, with a longstanding reputation for stability and quality care. Ozark Guidance is a strong community mental health provider focused on our mission of “Saving and Changing Lives by Providing Compassionate Quality Mental Health Services.” That mission happens every day in the stories of all the lives touched by the caring staff members of Ozark Guidance.
We are currently seeking a dynamic General Psychiatrist with experience providing services in a community mental health or healthcare organization. Experience outside of residency is preferred but not required. Board certification or board eligibility is needed.
Job Duties/ Responsibilities (Scope of Practice) • Diagnostic evaluations• Emergency evaluations • Medication management of patients with psychiatric illness • Consultation/education for other healthcare providers • Treatment planning and supervision of the treatment plan. • Desire to work with a wide range of ages is preferred but must be willing to see adult patients (age 18 and over).
Requirements: • Graduation from an accredited school of medicine.• Successful completion of an accredited residency program.• Current Arkansas medical license or the ability to obtain this license before beginning work.• Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
This opportunity offers the following:• Challenging and rewarding environment • Highly competitive compensation and sign on bonus • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plans • 401K plan • Paid time off
Ozark Guidance considers applicants for all open positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Ozark Guidance is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.
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