Mt Gretna, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 52000

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WellSpan Philhaven

WellSpan Health is a top-rated, integrated health system with a focus on a high-quality patient care.  Under the banner of WellSpan Health, WellSpan Philhaven, is a non-profit behavioral healthcare organization offering a continuum of compassionate, caring services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults in south central Pennsylvania.  We are seeking part-time PRN Inpatient Adult Psychiatrist for weekend call coverage at our established inpatient units in Mt. Gretna, & Ephrata, PA.

Highlights about employment as a PRN weekend Inpatient - Adult Psychiatrist with WellSpan Philhaven:


  • 18 bed unit (12 Extended Acute and 6 acute beds)
  • Weekend on call is Friday 5pm-Monday 8am and is compensated at $1250
  • Rounds on Saturday and Sunday are paid by contact:  $90 admission/discharge/consult; $40 for follow ups
  • Uses EPIC for their EMR
  • Average compensation the past few weeks has been around $2800 for the weekend

Philhaven Mt Gretna (there are 2 options for weekend coverage)

  • 3 acute Inpatient teams (averaging 12/13 patients per team)
  • Extended Acute Unit with census of 25
  • Currently physicians are not documenting in the EMR- will be transitioning to EPIC in May 2019


  • On call Person (Option 1)
    • Weekend on call Friday 5pm-Monday 8am compensated at $1250
    • Rounds on Saturday and Sunday are paid by contact: $90 admission/discharge/consult; $40 for follow ups
    • Would require privileges at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital for psych consults
    • Typically, the “on call” person sees the Extended Acute Unit, 1 acute Inpatient team and consults at Good Samaritan Hospital
    • Average compensation for the past few weeks has been around $4400 for the weekend


  • Helper rounds (Option 2)
  • This person is not on call and does not do consults at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Rounds on Saturday and Sunday are paid by contact: $90 admission/discharge; $40 for follow ups
  • Typically, the “helper” person sees the patients on 2 of the acute Inpatient teams

Average compensation for the past few weeks has been around $2500 for the weekend


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For confidential consideration, please contact:

Joshua Irwin, Director, Physician Recruitment

WellSpan Health


Required Skills

Must be BC/BE. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Pennsylvania medical license.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Joshua  Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Joshua Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Director, Physician Recruitment
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