Job ID: 290018107  |  Last Updated: 6/17/2021

Physician - Rural Psychiatry - Inpatient / Outpatient

ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital
Defiance, OH
Applicant Contact
Marie Spraque
(567) 585-7455

Job Description

ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital is seeking a Full-Time BC/BE Psychiatrist to join our team!
Our purpose at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital is to help patients deal with the stressors of life in a safe and caring environment, and we hope your experience with us is a positive one. We are a small critical-access hospital in Northwest Ohio with an inpatient psychiatric unit of 10 beds. The average length of stay for inpatients is 3-4 days.

Our Behavioral Health practice currently offers:
Outpatient New Evaluations- 1 hr.
Outpatient Medication Management visits- 30 min
Neuropsych evals./med management
Office hours are M-Friday, with patient hours being 8:30-5p
Cross cover with Inpatient weekend on call- Friday 5p-Monday 8a (usually 1 weekend a month)
Cross cover of weekly inpatient call and hospital consults
PHP- program is currently being re-evaluated with potential move to IOP program
Outpatient therapy- children through geriatrics
The practice model for the inpatient unit is set up according to state rules.
Psychiatrists are responsible for completing a psychiatric evaluation within 24 hours of admission and managing psychiatric medications.
Rounds must be completed every 24 hours for inpatients.
Programs for inpatients are scheduled in order to help patients gain further coping skills. Groups are facilitated by Social Service, Recreational Therapists, Psychologist, or Nursing.
The treatment team consists of Psychiatrists, Nursing, Social Service, and Recreational Therapists.
EPIC - Electronic Medical Records

Opportunity Highlights:
Community based, well established, Joint Commission accredited
Work collaboratively with care partners, providers, local law enforcement and mental health organizations for optimal patient care
The majority of our inpatients are admitted through our Emergency Center, but referrals also come from facilities in a 50-mile radius.
Average 1-3 medical consultations/12-20 evaluations per day
Attractive compensation package
Full benefits package
Paid time off
CME allowance
Company paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage

ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital was constructed in 2002 and designed to promote a healing environment. It is a critical-access hospital and accredited by the Joint Commission, the industry leader in setting healthcare standards. It is also an accredited Chest Pain Center and Level III trauma center. It is located about 60 miles southwest of Toledo in Defiance, Ohio, and has state-of-the-art technology and private rooms that feel like a home away from home. Being a community-based hospital, we also have a professional office building where you'll find many primary and specialty doctors.

ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 49,000 employees, 12 hospitals, 2,500+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and 330+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, memory care communities, and hospice and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health. For more information about ProMedica, please visit

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