Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Medical Director -
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

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Position Summary:

MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a major center and teaching institution located in downtown Washington, D.C., and affiliated with the Georgetown University School of Medicine, is a regional leader in trauma, heart, vascular, and burn treatment, as well as treating multiple complex diseases.

We are seeking an academic psychiatrist to lead our Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry service. This individual will be responsible for providing medical direction and clinical care on the service in addition to supervision of Georgetown Consultation-Liaison fellows, residents, and medical students. The physician will hold a faculty appointment with the Georgetown University School of Medicine and must be an academic physician with outstanding teaching, administrative, and clinical skills.

Board eligibility or certification in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is required.

When you join MedStar Health, you can expect:
  • A very competitive salary, productivity incentive, and quality bonuses
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Pre-tax investment plan with employer match
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Clinical ladder advancements

To apply for a position, please send your CV and a letter of interest to Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD – Chair of Psychiatry at MedStar Washington Hospital Center via Karma Limes.

Location:
Located only three miles from the National Mall and U.S. Capitol, MedStar Washington Hospital Center is close to both Virginia and Maryland with neighborhoods ranging from family-friendly suburbs to urban communities bustling with activity. Rich in culture, D.C. is known for its museums, national landmarks, entertainment, sporting events, and much more!

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.
MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty, or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 15 largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative, too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Washington Metropolitan Area

The Washington, D.C., metro area is a fascinating and incredibly diverse place to live and work, with a population comprising many backgrounds, cultures and economic levels. It is home to outstanding museums and national treasures, good schools, prestigious colleges and universities, and many pro sports teams, as well as exceptional restaurants and nightlife. There are many types of public transportation and an excellent selection of living options—from urban condos and apartments to suburban townhouses and single-family homes in close-knit communities and quiet rural locations. Getaway destinations are within a short drive, including beautiful beaches, mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, as well as cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. MedStar hospitals serving Washington, D.C., are MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.