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Company: Ballad Health
Location: Elizabethton, TN
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Sycamore Shoals Hospital (121 Beds) and Ballad Health Medical Associates, located in the Beautiful Mountains of Elizabethton, Tennessee, are currently seeking a Full Time Geriatric-Psychiatry Physician to work in their In-Patient Unit, New Leaf Senior Care (14 Beds).  Candidate will be BE/BC, General Psychiatry Residency Trained.  Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training Preferred, but not required. Active Tennessee License. Candidate will receive the following:

Compensation Package:

  • Potential Earnings in Excess of $300K!
  • Competitive Annual Salary
  • Bonus
  • Sign On Bonus
  • Educational Loan Assistance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • 100% In-Patient  - No Clinic
  • PTO
  • CME Reimbursement
  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)


  • Schedule: M-F Days
  • 1:5 Evening Call Rotation after 6pm ( 1 evening per week)

Physician will be busy from the start. 14 Bed Unit with 90%-94% Occupancy Rate.  Physician will also provide consults on floors and ED (3-4 per day).  New Leaf Senior Care offers inpatient psychiatric treatment to adults 55 and older.  The unit accepts voluntary patients and those under TN Certificate of Need for Emergency Hospitalization provided they are medically stable and the psychiatrist finds they can be appropriately and safely treated on the Unit. 


  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy (as indicated)
  • Recreational Activities
  • Psychological Testing (as indicated)
  • Medication Management
  • Located on 2nd Floor of SSH and consists of 14 beds

Ballad Health and COPA have committed $85 Million to improve Behavioral Health in our Region over the next 10 years to create new capacity for residential addiction recovery services and develop community-based mental health resources, like mobile health crisis management teams and intensive outpatient treatment options.  You will also be part of a Regional Team of Physicians and Ancillary Support Staff. 

Please call for additional details.

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