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Estimated Pay $46 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Manchester, Connecticut

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Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) is a community healthcare system anchored by two highly respected acute-care hospitals, Manchester Memorial and Rockville General. ECHN is currently seeking a full-time Chair of Psychiatrist to lead the ECHN Behavioral Health Service Line. Eastern Connecticut Health Network provides top quality healthcare using evidence-based modalities with a strong and collaborative multidisciplinary team approach. As a Chair of Psychiatry, you will enjoy work life balance with a Monday through Friday schedule. A multi-disciplinary team approach includes the support of an exceptional team of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, nurses, mental health counselors, social workers, and occupational therapist. Weekday call is shared among our psychiatrists and is well-compensated. Weekend call coverage is optional. You will find at ECHN a driving commitment to your lifelong learning, and professional development within an inspiring work environment dedicated to compassionate-clinical excellence. We welcome you to join our leading medical staff team, expanding behavioral health service line, and a highly respected program that reflects our commitment to our patients, families, community, providers, and our fellow care team.

Some Position Highlights:

  • Lead Behavioral Health Department and administrative staff, provides exceptional quality care in compliance with regulatory agencies, quality improvement, and peer review activities
  • Provides strategic and tactical leadership to Department of Psychiatry, Department of Behavioral Health
  • Collaborates with Vice President of Behavioral Health to assure that Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Program
  • Participates in recruitment, hiring, mentoring of psychiatry staff, and psychiatry nurse practitioners. Supports to Department of Psychiatry Leaders and is a resource to Senior Leaders

Outstanding Benefits and More:

  • Highly competitive salary, sign-on bonus, and other incentives
  • Robust benefits eligible options including 401k, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Exceptional paid time off and sick time
  • Generous comprehensive CME allowance (CME time and CME professional allowance) reflects an institutional commitment to lifelong learning and clinical excellence.
  • Employer-paid malpractice coverage
  • Fully Integrated Medical Record
  • Expert clinical operations in a provider-centric and supportive system
  • Free easy access to on-site parking and on-site Lab and medical imaging services
  • Local s resources for a variety of housing options with excellent public, private schools, including magnet, technical schools, and other specialized options


  • American Board Certified in Psychiatry prefer 2 or more years of experience
  • Connecticut licensed and Federal DEA controlled CT substance licensed (or soon eligible)