Academic Psychiatrist

100% Inpatient Psychiatry Faculty in Lexington Kentucky - $400K Offer Year One

lexington, KY 40511
Income Potential:
Up to $300,000.00*
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Recruiter's Name:
David King
Contact Number:
(800) 876-0500
Merritt Hawkins

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Excellent opportunity is available for a General Psychiatrist to join one of the oldest Psychiatric Institutions in the United States. A few of the opportunity highlights: 
  • Brand new 300,000-square-foot psychiatric hospital built for 239 psychiatric beds 
  • Established psychiatric program services patients from a 50-county region 
  • Superb recovery-focused services and spaces include an expanded mix of classes and recreational activities in addition to a resource library, music room, gym, teaching kitchen, crafts area, beauty shop, occupational and physical therapy, and other support groups 
  • Ancillary services on site include lab, radiology, phlebotomy, pharmacy, and a full-time courtroom 
  • Inpatient practice offers a wide mix of psychiatric pathology and high volume of patients 
  • Monday – Friday schedule with very low second call only 
  • First call, H&Ps, and intake responsibilities handled by primary care staff 
  • Salary offer in the $300,000+ range, plus benefits, relocation, sign-on, and other incentives 
  • Opportunity to teach Psychiatry Residents and Medical Students 

Lexington, Kentucky—Picturesque Town Rich in Natural Beauty

Live, work, and play in this metro community of more than half a million people. Lexington is ranked in the top 10 U.S. cities for college education rates and also ranked as one of the cleanest cities in the country. Move to an area with an incredibly stable economy with growing industries and a low unemployment rate. Fourteen area colleges and universities within 20 miles of this city, along with 4 Fortune 500 companies, the state’s flagship university and academic medical center, along with one-of-a-kind recreational events unique to this state have created a very diverse, educated, and growing community. This community also offers: 
  • Excellent cost of living—average $112 per square foot 
  • Top-ranked public and private schools 
  • Year-round mild-weather 
  • Unlimited outdoor activities—over 100 parks 

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.