Memphis Mental Health Institute (MMHI) is a Joint Commission accredited psychiatric hospital that has been serving the Memphis community since 1962. Hospitalizations are typically on an involuntary basis and patients can also be referred by the court system for pre-trial evaluations. The hospital offers 2 short-term care units for a total of 55 beds. The mission of Memphis Mental Health Institute is to provide a therapeutic environment centered on compassion and quality care for each individual we serve. It is the vision of MMHI to be recognized for providing person-centered psychiatric care in a therapeutic, supportive, and compassionate inpatient environment.
MMHI offers a culturally diverse setting, with excellent State of Tennessee benefits. Our Physician Psychiatrists practice as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team that makes a difference and provides top-notch, quality clinical care.
Summary of Position
MMHI has an opening for a full-time, BC/BE Physician Psychiatrist for acute in-patient adult care. Preferred recent patient experience with psychiatric, addiction issues, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts as well as interacting with community organizations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proven experience in successfully initiating and sustaining multi-agency and multi-community policy, system, and environmental change strategies.
• A demonstrated working knowledge of persons with complex psychiatric and addiction issues and their families.
• Proven skills in networking among a diverse group of agencies and organizations.
• Effective communication skills, including written and public speaking, and adept at dealing with people at various levels within the organization, as well as, external stakeholders and leaders.
Education / Experience
• Adult Psychiatry Board Certified
• Four year’s Psychiatric residency training from an accredited program
• License to practice medicine in Tennessee
Benefits include: State Hybrid Pension Plan, 401K and 457 (Deferred Compensation), 11 paid Holidays, Annual, Bereavement, Military, Family Medical, Maternity, Sick Leave, Sick Leave Bank, Flexible Benefits. Insurance is available including Health, Dental, Life, and Vision. Professional privilege taxes and malpractice insurance is paid for by the RMHI.
Pre-employment criminal background check is required.
Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.