|Date Opened||5/19/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$202,902* - $247,091/year (*See Introduction for More Information)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||6/22/2021 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is a health care agency whose mission 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.
Are looking to make an impact on the lives of adults with behavioral health disorders? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join and be a part of our vibrant and dynamic psychiatric team!
The DMHAS, Southwestern Connecticut Mental Health System (SWCMHS) seeks an experienced and qualified individual for a meaningful role as a Principal Psychiatrist within the Clinical Services Unit. This position is located at Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center, 97 Middle Street in Bridgeport. It is full-time, 40 hours per week position, with a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Voluntary on-call coverage and weekend coverage is available at additional reimbursement. The position number is 125912.
In this role you will:
The Clinical Services Unit is an outpatient unit, designed for individuals who have a range of clinical needs but tend to require less intensive case management and community-based skills building. Consumers served by Clinical Services work with a licensed clinician who assists them to develop and implement a person-centered, coordinated recovery plan. These clinicians also provide a full range of individual, group and family therapies.
The vision of the SWCMHS is to provide high quality, compassionate and culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services to adults with behavioral health disorders who are indigent.
In this position you will discover the opportunity to:
Connecticut offers the finest schools in the nation, beautiful weather year-round and recreational activities to fit each season. Bridgeport is in the heart of Fairfield County, which is right across from the border from New York, and has been ranked one of the best counties in America by US News and Reports. However, a trip to the mountains and/or the coast is just a brief trip away.
We can also offer peace of mind with our benefits package. As a new state employee, we offer a variety of medical and dental plans and participation in a hybrid retirement plan. Paid time off is also offered, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year as well as vacation, sick and personal leave accruals. Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit through onsite grand rounds and trainings are available. *In addition to the base annual salary, you may be approved for a recruitment incentive of up to $30,000.
This position will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules. Candidates who meet the Minimum Qualifications - as listed on the job opening - will be considered for this role, as determined by qualifications stated on the submitted application.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however applications to this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies in the job classification.
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the "Resume Tab" of your application as you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system. Individuals considered for interview will be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. You do not have to attach these documents to your application.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Doreen Clemson at Doreen.Clemson@ct.gov or (860) 785-9855.
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.