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Wellforce MD Community Hospital - Inpatient Adult or Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry in Melrose, Massachusetts

MelroseWakefield Healthcare is an established leader in providing state of the art psychiatry services in Massachusetts. We offer a full range of treatment options, including ECT, to ensure that patients are matched with the appropriate level of care. Expert psychiatrists lead multidisciplinary teams that help patients reach their optimal level of functioning. Located at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, the Medical-Psychiatric program is the longest running program of its kind in the state of Massachusetts. The Medical-Psychiatric inpatient unit specializes in providing evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders in the geriatric population, often complicated by acute/chronic medical problems. Common reasons for admission include late-life depression, psychosis, bipolar disorder, delirium and dementia-related behavioral disturbances. The program combines the expertise of psychiatrists, internists, psychiatric and medical nurses, social workers and occupational therapists to create a comprehensive treatment plan. The team also utilizes the consultation of medical and surgical subspecialties, neurology, neuropsychology, physical therapy, speech therapy and nutrition. Benefits of joining our team: • Full-time or part-time - positions available at both our adult inpatient and geriatric inpatient units • 34-bed geriatric inpatient psychiatry unit at Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford • 22-bed general adult inpatient psychiatry unit at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital - leadership position available • Patient-centered, trauma-informed care, utilizing a holistic approach • Interdisciplinary teams with experienced and passionate staffs • Broad continuum of care, spanning inpatient and outpatient services • Treatment of all adult psychiatric conditions in a full-service medical hospital • Highly regarded and longest running medical-psychiatric program in Massachusetts • Active inpatient and outpatient ECT service • Academic appointment through Tufts University and expanding teaching opportunities are available • Teams of “excellent” psychiatrists who enjoy a high degree of collegiality • Diverse patient populations • Generous salary and benefits program - 8 weeks PTO, 403b, malpractice with tail coverage, CME reimbursement, and more...