Bring your clinical skills to Ancora Psychiatric Hospital and join a team of licensed professionals who are truly making a difference! Our mission is to provide quality comprehensive psychiatric, medical and rehabilitative services that encourage maximum patient independence and movement towards community reintegration with an environment that is safe and caring.
Ancora Psychiatric Hospital has 515 CMS certified beds and an average daily census of approximately 315 adult inpatient clients. We meet the needs of our mentally ill clients in the areas of admissions, acute and chronic psychiatric units, gero-psychiatric units, a sub-acute medical unit, a secure care unit (Forensic), and a dual diagnostic unit for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled. A quiet 80-acre campus located in the South Jersey countryside of Hammonton NJ, we are conveniently located 30 miles from downtown Philadelphia and a mere 35 miles away from the Atlantic City Boardwalk!
As a Physician Specialist 1, you will perform clinical responsibilities in a multidisciplinary mental health setting serving a diverse adult population with mental illness. In addition, you will perform medical specialist functions in accordance with legal and judicial mandates and Patient's Bill of Rights and technical applications to meet The Joint Commission's and other accreditation bodies' standards. Additional responsibilities include providing integrated healthcare care from admission to discharge by collaborating with the Treatment Team; managing day-to-day medical problems and prompt referral for both In-House and Community specialty providers from diagnostic to acute to preventative care; providing timely communication with patient’s families/guardians following a medical emergency, community hospitalization, acute injury, or status updates; providing detailed shift-to-shift communication to ensure continuity of care amongst physicians; responding to medical emergencies and provide comprehensive critical care for acute medical conditions
Qualified candidates will have:
State of New Jersey medical license
Completion of medical internship or equivalent
Three years specialty training
Two years clinical experience in the practice of the clinical specialty
Certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of the specialty
Demonstrated competence in hospital practice
Credentials Committee or equivalent recommendation
Approval by the Central Office Board of Professional Standards
NOTE: This position is covered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Rule and Executive Order 283, requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. To comply with that requirement, employees must provide proof of vaccination status. Please do not submit proof of vaccination at this time; instructions will be provided if an offer of employment results from this Vacancy Announcement.
NOTE: Effective 9/1/11, NJ PL 70 (NJ First Act), requires all State employees to reside in New Jersey, unless exempted under the law, or current employees who live out-of-state and do not have a break-in service of more than 7 calendar days, as they are “grandfathered.” New employees or current employees who were not grandfathered and who live out-of-state have one year after the date of employment to relocate their residence to New Jersey or request an exemption. Current employees who reside in NJ must retain NJ residency, unless he/she obtains an exemption. Employees who fail to meet the residency requirements or obtain an exemption may be removed from employment.
We offer a competitive benefit package that includes a LOAN REDEMPTION PROGRAM, sick, personal, vacation time and paid holidays along with Dental Plan, Major Medical Insurance, Prescription Coverage, Life Insurance, and an excellent Pension and Retirement Plan. The position is a 35- hour work week.