Consult Liaison Psychiatrist

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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ChristianaCare is looking for a Full-Time clinical psychiatrist (approximately 32 minimum patient facing hours) to join our academically-focused Consultation-Liaison team within the Behavioral Health Service Line. This position will provide psychiatric consultation services for patients admitted to our inpatient medical and surgical units and emergency room, as well as close collaboration and integrative care with medical teams. This position will also provide teaching to psychiatric residents and multidisciplinary trainees. Potential for this position to cover at both our Newark and Wilmington campuses.

Christiana Hospital is a 906-bed hospital located in Newark, DE, one hour south of Philadelphia. Wilmington Hospital is a 321-bed hospital located in Wilmington, DE, 45 minutes south of Philadelphia.

Why ChristianaCare:

Support from a close-knit multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, physician assistants, and social workers dedicated to consultation-liaison.

A strong educational focus, with participation in the development of our psychiatric residents, medical students, psychologists, advanced practice providers, and social workers.

Participation in the further development and growth of the residency program and other academic and research-related opportunities within the Behavioral Health Service Line.

Participation in quality improvement projects, committees and department initiatives based upon your interests.

Excellent work life balance with generous weekend call pay, competitive base salary, and annual incentive bonus.


BE/BC in Psychiatry

BE/BC and fellowship trained in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry preferred

Eligible for license in Delaware

ChristianaCare, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 24th in the nation for hospital admissions (fiscal year 2019). Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital with three campuses (1,299 beds) and more than 260 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center for adults and children, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. With more than 12,000 caregivers, ChristianaCare is the largest private employer in Delaware.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:

You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.

Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.

Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.

Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.

Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.

Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax


Post End DateJun 30, 2025

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1278430

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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