Chief Psychiatrist, Cheshire Medical Center

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Chief Psychiatrist
Dartmouth Health Keene / Cheshire Medical Center

Dartmouth Health Keene is currently seeking a BC/BE Chief Psychiatrist to join our collegial and community-centered practice located in beautiful Keene, New Hampshire.

The jointly-affiliated hospital Cheshire Medical Center is a 169-bed, Level III community hospital that offers access to a variety of specialties and services including Primary Care, General Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Allergy, Nephrology, Women’s Health, Radiology, and Pulmonary Medicine.

In this role, you will lead a comprehensive, person-centered outpatient and consultative behavioral health services program.  The program cares for patients with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and other mental illness. You will have a strong network of support and collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry at the Academic Medical Center and with Dartmouth Health Children’s.  In addition, there is an opportunity to grow the existing Psychiatry services at Cheshire Medical Center in the future.

The ideal candidate will be an inspirational and compassionate leader, a skilled clinician, and an enthusiastic teacher, with a strong interest in and experience in outpatient and consultative psychiatry.  Candidates should be board certified (or eligible) in Psychiatry.

Dartmouth Health is highly dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive group of faculty, staff, and trainees to meet the vast needs of our community and patient populations. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with and care for individuals from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals from lower income backgrounds. We invite applicants to state in their cover letter how their professional and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth Health’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What Dartmouth Health has to offer you:

  • Established patient base
  • Ties to the Academic Medical Center
  • Collaboration with Dartmouth Health Children’s
  • Inclusive and collegial environment and referrals
  • Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation
  • Dedicated CME time and funds

What New Hampshire has to offer you:

  • Unmatched quality of life
  • Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and airports
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean
  • Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming
  • No sales or income tax!

Keene is a picturesque college town in Southwestern New Hampshire that is an ideal place to call home.  Keene has a strong sense of community with a vibrant downtown area, excellent public schools, and 4-season outdoor recreation opportunities.  

Dartmouth Health Keene (D-H Keene) is a 240-physician and advanced practice provider, multi-specialty community practice and a division of the Dartmouth Health system based in Lebanon, New Hampshire. This diverse group of professionals is committed to quality and patient safety, continuous process improvement and clinical measurement. D-H Keene is a nationally recognized leader in population health and the patient-centered medical home care delivery model. It is innovative and collaborative in its use of integrative medicine, value-based care, accountable-care models and electronic health records. It is the largest community practice in the Dartmouth Health System which boasts a leading medical center and medical school.

The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Cancer Center, Dartmouth Health Children’s; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth Health ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

Required Licensure/Certifications

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
  • Must obtain and maintain a medical license in the state of New Hampshire

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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