|Date Opened||11/2/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$196,040* - $236,319/year (*New State employees start at the minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||11/8/2019 11:59:00 PM|
Our mission at the State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
The DMHAS, River Valley Services is recruiting for a Principal Psychiatrist located in our Community Services Program, and Young Adults Services in Middletown, Connecticut. The schedule for this position is 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday position #00121725. On-call is also available on a rotating basis. The position serves in an outpatient Community Mental Health Center and the Young Adult Services program
River Valley Services (RVS), a community mental health center serving Middlesex County and the towns of Lyme and Old Lyme, is operated by the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS). RVS’s goal is to provide the highest quality crisis intervention, case management, and residential and clinical services to adult citizens, 18 years of age and older, who suffer from serious mental disorders and who lack the financial means to secure such services in the private sector.
Services are directed at improving clients’ quality of life and fostering dignity, ability, and recovery. We are dedicated to promoting a complete and responsive service system for our clients and others in need. All persons receiving services from River Valley Services have the right to culturally appropriate mental health and addiction services consistent with their communication needs and personal preferences. Translation and interpreter services are available at RVS.
As the Local Mental Health Authority for DMHAS Catchment Area 10, River Valley Services is responsible for administering DMHAS-funded services in Middlesex County, Lyme and Old Lyme. Contracted services are provided by Gilead Community Services; Middlesex Hospital Center for Behavioral Health; The Community Health Center; Kuhn Employment Opportunities; and St. Vincent DePaul Place of Middletown.
River Valley Services serves the towns of Chester, Clinton, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Ivoryton, Killingworth, Lyme, Middlefield, Middletown, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland, and Westbrook.
Are you a self-starter? Do you have a passion for supporting others? Do you want to make a difference while participating in a dynamic and reciprocal health care environment in the public sector? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join our Joint Commission accredited facility as an integral part of our Outpatient Services Division. Our facility provides comprehensive outpatient services to clients with a range of psychiatric issues.
Actively participating on our interdisciplinary team you will play a key role in:
You will have the opportunity to earn CME credit through onsite grand rounds. Additional training is available.
*In addition to the base annual salary, you may be approved for a recruitment incentive of up to $30,000.
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the 'Resume Tab' of your application. If you are invited to interview you will be asked to supply the following: for State Employees, their last two (2) Performance Evaluations OR, for outside hires, two (2) Letters of Reference and a copy of their current license to practice medicine
Should you have questions regarding this recruitment please contact Miriam.Lopez@ct.gov or (860) 262-5358.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.