Psychiatrist - Adult Inpatient/Consult Liaison

  • Rockport, ME
  • Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Physician/Physician Practices
  • Req #: 129596
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Improve your lifestyle, in one move. Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a member of the MaineHealth system, is seeking a BC/BE Psychiatrist for a Consult Liaison and Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Services Attending role at Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC), in beautiful Rockport, Maine. This position includes considerable opportunities for programmatic innovation, resident and medical student teaching, regional leadership, and community impact, as well as a clinical faculty appointment at Tufts University School of Medicine.

This psychiatrist will serve on the leadership team implementing a new rural Psychiatry Residency Program.

ocated in a truly magnificent area, overlooking the picturesque Maine coastline, the area offers some of the most spectacular natural beauty and outdoor recreation found anywhere in the country. Sail and kayak the world-class waters of Penobscot Bay, hike the mountains that overlook the sea, swim and fish in our pristine lakes and streams, and bike on our country lanes. You will enjoy an abundance of rich cultural opportunities and great schools in a safe, welcoming community environment.

The psychiatric medical staff includes two, full-time attending psychiatrists and a full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who share the caseload of the Consult Liaison Service and the Psychiatric Addiction and Recovery Center (PARC). The PARC is a locked 18-bed unit of PBMC which provides acute in-patient psychiatric and medical detoxification treatment to clients 18 years of age and older on both voluntary and an involuntary basis. Physical examinations and medicine consultations are provided by colleagues in the Hospitalist Service. The PBMC Emergency Department contracts with Maine Behavioral Healthcare's Crisis Response Services to provide Crisis Assessments. Follow-up by in-community resources or assistance with hospitalization is provided.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead an interdisciplinary team
Provide care on Consult Liaison and Inpatient Psychiatric Services
Provide psychiatric evaluation; management; & follow–up care

Desired Competencies, Skills & Experience:
- Strong clinical skills in adult psychiatry
- A commitment to high-quality integrative care
- Demonstrated interest and skill set in consultation
- Passion for patients and their families
- Enthusiasm for a comprehensive, community-based approach to behavioral health
- Experience with addiction and substance abuse disorders is helpful 

Benefits Include: 
- Competitive salary
- Paid time off
- Relocation allowance
- CME allowance and time
- Comprehensive benefits package
- 403b retirement plan

We welcome your inquiry and CV by email to Rob McCarley, MD, VPMA Intensive Services at MBH at or 207-661-6108.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare (MBH) is Northern New England's leading integrated behavioral healthcare system. It serves predominantly southern, western, central and mid-coast Maine, and is composed of southern Maine's only nonprofit psychiatric hospital, outpatient treatment, crisis services, Crisis Stabilization units, as well as 5 ACT teams.  This fully integrated and growing system of behavioral healthcare makes it a regional and national model for treating people with serious behavioral health issues.

Pen Bay Medical Center (PBMC), a member of the MaineHealth system, is a 99-bed, full-service community hospital located directly on beautiful Penobscot Bay and is a not-for-profit, Top Rural and Leapfrog Straight A Safety Score Graded Hospital.  We offer inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services, patient and community education, and a full-range of specialty services through the Emergency Department, Special Care Unit, Surgical Services Department, full Hospitalist Service, and the Psychiatric Addiction & Recovery Center (PARC).

The PARC is a wonderful space comprised of spacious and modern single rooms, and features dramatic ocean views. Our outpatient psychiatric services, integrated medication assisted treatment intensive outpatient services, and embedded psychiatric providers within the local primary care services all closely partner with this inpatient behavioral health service, enabling greater patient access to resources in the Rockport and Rockland areas.

Make the best move of your life, to Maine - the way life should be!

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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