South Texas Behavioral Health Center is recruiting a new General and/or Child Psychiatrist to the community of Edinburg, Texas.
The new physician will have the option of working in Inpatient, Outpatient or a combination of Inpatient and Outpatient services. A Child Psychiatrist will see a predominant if not all patient caseload of children and adolescents; A General Psychiatrist will see a diverse population of adults and older adults with general and dual diagnoses. Call is shared among the active physicians on staff on a rotation of 1:5-6. The hospital will offer a highly competitive compensation package that will include salary of 250K plus; comprehensive benefits; bonus opportunity and paid call. Student loan assistance is also negotiable.
South Texas Behavioral Health Center features 134 beds with dedicated units to accommodate inpatient and outpatient levels of treatment for adult, geriatric and child/adolescent age patients. Programs are designed to treat a wide range of behavioral health and addiction treatment issues. Physicians have administrative and clinical support in their work with patients at STBHC and there is opportunity for personal and professional practice growth.
McAllen is a city of 165,000 people located in The Rio Grande Valley about 90 miles west of the South Texas Gulf Coast. The Rio Grande Valley is home to over 1.3 MIL residents. One of the fastest growing regions in the U.S., The Rio Grande Valley boasts a stable local economy, various cultural and recreational amenities, and was named one of the top 25 Housing Markets in the country by Forbes Magazine.
McAllen has one of the lowest crime rates of any city in America, with 122 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and ranking it at number 7 on SmartAsset's list of "Safest Cities in America". McAllen was ranked as the #1 city for Quality of Life based on US News & World Report's 2016 100 Best Places to Live (and was ranked #89 overall).
South Texas Behavioral Health Center is part of the larger South Texas Health System and is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)