Inpatient Psychiatry - Physician - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Requisition ID
Hidden (27553)
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
2375 Edgewood Rd SW
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
Cedar Rapids
Behavioral Health Phys Svcs- C
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F with shared night/weekend call coverage
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


UnityPoint Clinic is searching for a full-time Inpatient Psychiatrist to join the Behavioral Health Hospitalist team at St. Luke’s in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The St. Luke’s Behavioral Hospitalist team consists of a team of Physicians and ARNPs, that are providing full inpatient care to the Adult Geriatric, Adult and Child adolescent units.

This position offers:

  • Competitive salary compensation
  • Work Life balance with shared call coverage; including nights and weekends
  • EPIC electronic medical record; Utilized in both our clinics and our hospital
  • Full time benefits, including: Medical, dental, vision, 401k/457b, PTO, CME
  • Sign on bonus and relocation provided


  • Medical Services
    • Medical Services can include, but are not limited to admissions, discharges, daily hospital care of patients, emergency room visits and consultations as requested.
    • While on-call, Physician shall be available to provide medical services upon referral from other physicians or through assignment of patients presenting in the Emergency Department who have no physician.
    • Physician shall be expected to provide daily hospital care for an assigned census of patients during the regular work week.
    • While on-call and outside the regular work week, Physician shall be responsible for medical services for all patients in the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program in a manner agreed upon by the on-call physicians and those participating in the Hospitalist Program.
    • Physician shall participate in daily staffing as determined by the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program Medical Director.
    • Physician shall adhere to clinical standards as determined by the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program Medical Director, the psychiatry section, and other appropriate bodies.
  • Call Coverage; Provide on-call psychiatrist/hospitalist coverage in conjunction with other on-call physicians and physicians participating in the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program.  While on-call, promptly return all calls and pages and be readily available to report to Hospital to provide evaluation and other medical services required by the patient.
  • Outpatient Services; Physician may provide certain outpatient services as Hospital needs require.  Such services can include, but are not limited to hospital-based outpatient practice, outpatient practice in support of other community agencies/organizations, and telemedicine services.
  • Other Services/Duties.  Other services/duties can include, but are not limited to:
    • Working collaboratively and providing supervision for advanced registered nurse practitioners employed by the Hospital for both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services.
    • Fulfilling administrative duties of the Behavioral Health Hospitalist Program/behavioral health service line as requested.


  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry; Board exam must be completed within one year of hire date
  • Hold a current and unrestricted medical license
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Hold current and unrestricted state and federal authority to prescribe and administer medications as necessary or appropriate to the field of practice
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal, analytical, and problem-solving skills


Please contact Andrea Sims, Physician and Provider Recruiter, at 319-730-9513 or


Job ID: 72494

Posted 12 days ago

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