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Outpatient Psychiatry Physician - Jefferson City
Psychiatry | SSM Health Medical Group - Jefferson City | Jefferson City, MO | Req #: 19000919

Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Opportunity

SSM Health Medical Group - St. Mary's Hospital Jefferson City, Missouri

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City, Missouri is recruiting for a full-time outpatient psychiatrist to join our comprehensive behavioral health program. We are committed to improving the quality of mental health in central Missouri by providing both inpatient and outpatient options. We are replacing an outpatient psychiatrist with a full patient panel.

Located just a three-minute drive from the hospital is our outpatient behavioral health clinic. A variety of specialty interests can be supported including addiction, geriatric, and child and adolescent psychiatry. Demand is high enough that the ramp-up time will be short and allow you to be as busy as you desire.

Located inside the hospital, we operate a 20 bed, adult, inpatient psychiatry unit. The average census is usually full. We are capable of treating a variety of mental health disorders including depressive disorders, bipolar, mood disorders, and schizophrenic disorders. We average around two admissions and discharges daily. The average length of stay is about 5 days. The unit receives patients from all over the state and has a strong reputation for quality care.

Our units are supported by psychologists, LCSWs, LPCs, recreational therapists, mental health technicians, utilization review, and program director. Our staff is experienced and as we've had very low turnover.

  • Employment model with guaranteed salary plus wRVU production bonuses
  • Signing bonus, relocation, and student loan repayment options
  • Comprehensive benefits including time off, CME with allowance, extensive insurance options, retirement options, occurrence liability insurance and more
  • Ability to focus on areas you enjoy - outpatient, inpatient, consults, specialty interests; you will be supported and welcomed

About Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City (population 45,000) is the state capitol and offers excellent schools, ample housing options, and a very stable economy. It is a wonderful place to raise a family. Jefferson City offers a safe and friendly community with a diverse employer base, low cost of living, and brief commute times. Jefferson City was recently named the "Most Beautiful Small Town in America" by Rand McNally. It is located within 30 minutes of Columbia, Missouri, 2 hours of St. Louis and Kansas City, and 45 minutes of the Lake of the Ozarks.


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  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!

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Quality of Life

Missouri - Central

From the famed Gateway Arch in St. Louis to Kansas City, Missouri is one of the most livable states in the country. The metropolitan area features a large variety of neighborhoods and communities. With an affordable housing market, trendy neighborhoods, and the booming economic landscape this one of the most attractive areas for professionals. Smaller cities like Jefferson City, our capital, and Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, offer vibrant communities buzzing with activity, yet free of the hustle and bustle of larger metropolitan areas.