Psychiatrist - Plain Community

Mt Gretna, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 52881

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Plain Community Psychiatrist

Outpatient Care of Amish & Mennonites

 

WellSpan Philhaven serves 25,000+ individuals annually through innovative behavioral health programs at 27 locations across south central PA.  Philhaven’s Plain Community Clinic, located in scenic Mt. Gretna, is seeking two fulltime staff physicians. 

Opportunity:

  • Members of the Old Order Amish & Mennonite communities can struggle with anxiety, depression, mania, etc.
  • The Amish may avoid seeking psychiatric help in secular settings, fearing their religious traditions will be viewed as part of the problem
  • Serving these groups is a challenging and rewarding cross-cultural experience 
  • Extensive involvement of family/community members help patients follow treatment recommendations
  • 30-minute med checks & 60-minute evaluations allow for the complex nature of this patient population
  • Psychiatrists see approximately 12-14 patients per day
  • The clinic has a unique partnership with the Green Pasture Residence, a hospitality facility run by members of the local Old Order Amish community
  • Green Pasture Residence provides housing to individuals receiving outpatient treatment
  • In addition to physicians, the multidisciplinary treatment team is comprised of CRNPs, Social Workers & Psychologists
  • Regular meetings help the team coordinate treatment, support one another & achieve successful treatment outcomes

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, signing bonus & student loan repayment
  • Paid medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Excellent benefits, including 5 weeks of paid time off & 6 paid holidays

Lifestyle/Community:

  • Situated a short drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington, D.C.
  • Amtrak’s Lancaster station allows for an easy 2.5-hour trip to NYC
  • Affordable cost of living and an outstanding selection of public & private schools
  • The area abounds with recreational & cultural activities; hiking, mountain biking and kayaking; and charming historic towns featuring great restaurants, museums, art galleries, shopping, antiquing, theater and more.

 

For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more please contact:

Ann Reid, Physician Recruiter

Call or Text: 717-439-3671

E-mail: areid2@wellspan.org

www.joinwellspan.org

 

Ann Reid, FASPR
Ann Reid, FASPR
Physician Recruiter
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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.

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)