Brand New Psychiatric Hospital Seeking Staff Psychiatrists
Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH) is a brand new freestanding 126-bed psychiatric hospital that promotes wellness by providing strength-based, trauma informed care. We believe recovery is possible for every person with a psychiatric diagnosis.
Located in Lancaster, PA and opening in July of 2018. LBHH is a joint venture partnership between Universal Health Services, Inc. and Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health. This partnership aligns the best of care, knowledge and resources to position LBHH to positively change behavioral healthcare in south central Pennsylvania. LBHH seeks energetic, enthusiastic psychiatrists desiring a position in a hospital that is at the forefront of team-based, recovery oriented, and evidence-driven care.
The collaborative, creative, therapeutic culture of LBHH will allow you to teach medical students, residents, fellows and Nurse Practitioner students and help the students of today be the future of behavioral health.
If you possess the compassion and commitment to person centered, strength-based treatment, please join our team. LBHH will achieve positive clinical outcomes, support the education of behavioral health professionals, and improve community understanding of mental health. Come make a difference with us!
The Position will come with a base salary, benefits and potential participation in our loan forgiveness program.
The opportunity to increase successful outcomes is outlined below:
A psychiatrist at LBHH will lead their treatment team, comprised of social workers, nurses, mental health technicians, creative arts therapist, and other staff depending on the specific unit and population needs, to assess, plan for, evaluate and treat the individual rather than the diagnosis and/or symptoms.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday day shift with a standard caseload of 16 patients; weekday on call work for additional payment; weekend rounding and weekend on call work optional for additional payment.
Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital will focus on the care of those seeking general psychiatric acute care in addition to a number of specialty inpatient services.
Older Adult/Psych Med Population
Designed for older individuals or those that have both mental and physical health needs.
Inpatient Dual Diagnosis Population
Designed for patients that have a primary psychiatric diagnosis and have chemical dependency and/or a documented substance abuse disorder. Individuals within this population will need help and guidance to navigate both mental health and substance abuse recovery.
Designed for individuals that are between the ages of 13-17. In addition to providing the treatment that begins mental health recovery, academic and community support will be integral to ensure success with adolescents.
Women’s Trauma Population
Designed as a gender-specific collaborative program that focuses on helping women through traumatic history.
Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH) is a brand new 126 bed inpatient psychiatric hospital opening in the summer of 2018. The facility is a joint venture between Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine and Universal Health Services.
Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine (LG Health/Penn Medicine), a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties.
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies in the United States. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. Our operating philosophy is to build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.
LBHH will be a six unit facility that provides highly specialized services which includes multi-disciplinary teams providing high quality, innovative, and evidence based care to adolescents and adults.
We will treat every person who seeks our services with dignity and respect. We will practice collaboration and not control. We will provide evidence based treatments and our core competencies and skills will reflect best practices.
We strive to attract employees who are passionate about behavioral health.
Come make a difference with us.
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