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Director of Emergency Psychiatry – Summa Health, Akron, Ohio

American Psychological Association

This is a Full-time position in Akron, AL posted May 2, 2021.

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Director of Emergency Psychiatry
– Summa Health, Akron, Ohio

Director of Emergency Psychiatry
– Summa Health
– Akron, Ohio

Summa Health
– headquartered in Akron, Ohio
– is one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the State.

With two hospitals and twenty health centers, Summa provides access to care throughout the region.

Summa is seeking a qualified psychiatrist to become director of emergency psychiatry for the system.

The selected candidate will become a member of Summa Health Medical Group, a multi-specialty group practice of nearly 400 physicians employed by Summa.

You will be joining a well-established team of 40 clinicians that include psychiatrists, psychologists, addiction medicine physicians, advanced practice nurses and licensed independent social workers.

Our psychiatry department provides clinical services which include inpatient (69 beds over three units including a dedicated geriatric unit), a 14-bed Detox unit, outpatient services that include traditional outpatient as well as partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs in both mental health and addiction.

Summa also sponsors a psychiatry residency program, an addiction medicine fellowship and is a clerkship site for NEOMED students.

Opportunities to teach and supervise residents and medical students will be an integral part of this position.

In addition, Summa offers specialized programming including:

· Summa Health Traumatic Stress Center (TSC)

· Behavioral Health integration into various service lines, including bariatric surgery, oncology, sleep medicine and cardiology in addition to widespread integration in primary care

· Emergency Department (ED)-based Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services

Candidate Requirements

· Board Eligibility/Board Certification

· American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

· Completion of Consultation Liaison or Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship is preferred but not required.

Ability to provide MAT for opiates required

· A current unrestricted license or the ability to obtain a license to practice medicine in Ohio

· Must be able to work in a collaborative fashion within the department and with the ED to coordinate MAT and related services

· Commitment to quality care in a patient centered, team-based environment

Position Highlights

· Opportunity to develop and lead an emergency psychiatry teaching service based at our main campus

· Administrative time (minimum .25 FTE) to allow for successful oversight and management

· State of the art medical emergency department with a dedicated psychiatric assessment unit which features 12 dedicated assessment rooms

Opportunity Highlights

· Comprehensive salary and benefit package

· Academic appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University commensurate with experience

· Active involvement in medical student and resident education

· Research Initiatives through Summa Health System

· This position will offer a significant career opportunity to someone interested in Emergency Psychiatry.

There will be administrative time in addition to clinical responsibilities all related to creating an emergency psychiatry team and service that will meet the needs of our department and health system

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside.

As a thriving heartland city, Akron provides an ideal living and working environment.

The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business.

The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options.

Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Summa Health is a tobacco-free workplace and has a nicotine-free hiring policy.

750 First St.

NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242

Telephone: (800) 374-2721; (202) 336-5500

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