Forensic Psychiatrist in Columbia, SC

Liberty Healthcare   •  

Columbia, SC 29201

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

Liberty Healthcare seeks a Forensic Psychiatrist for an available full-time position within the Forensic Division of the G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

The responsibilities of this position primarily involve providing evaluation and treatment to an assigned caseload of adult forensic patients in a secure inpatient setting.

The G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital is a Joint Commission Accredited inpatient psychiatric facility which is operated by the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. The Hospital's Forensic Division operates in a freestanding secure facility and serves adults who have been referred by jails and criminal courts from throughout South Carolina.

The Hospital is situated in Columbia - South Carolina's Capital City. Centrally located in the State, Columbia is convenient to many wonderful destinations. Charlotte is only 90 minutes north - and Atlanta, Myrtle Beach and the upstate region are within three hours driving distance. Columbia is rated by Kiplinger's among the top mid-size cities in the United States. You will find wonderful residential communities, outstanding restaurants, sports, cultural activities, universities and colleges, and much more in Columbia.

As a member of our organization you can expect the following:

  • Outstanding compensation package
  • Pay by direct deposit / no billing required
  • 40-hour workweeks
  • 8 weeks off per year
  • Regular work schedule: Monday through Friday / daytime hours
  • No required on-call
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Financial assistance with interview travel and relocation expenses, if applicable
  • Assistance obtaining a medical license in South Carolina if needed

The incumbent will have the option to work either onsite at the hospital five days a week - or work a few days onsite at the hospital and a few days remotely via telepsychiatry. Flexible full-time and part-time schedules will be considered.

Skills & Requirements

Board Certification and/or fellowship training in Forensic Psychiatry is preferred - however individuals with experience practicing within a forensic or corrections setting will be considered.

Psychiatrists who may be considering making a change in their practice now or in the future - and who seek a better professional / personal life balance and the outstanding quality of life found in South Carolina are encouraged to reach out to us.

Valid Through: 2019-11-11