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Physician - Geriatric Psychiatry

Company: Franciscan St. Francis Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

Call; Days; Holidays


Residency Required


Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist to join our team and meet the growing demands for outpatient Behavioral Health services in Crawfordsville, Indiana. This is a full-time opportunity that will service patients with medication management and consult/therapy needs at our Franciscan Health Generations Geriatric Behavioral Health Crawfordsville .

Located at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville, Generations serves seniors 55 and older throughout Indiana and eastern Illinois who are expiring dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or exhibiting inconsistent, disruptive, unpredictable or even suicidal behavior. This position will primarily be outpatient and assist when needed on the inpatient side.


Ideal candidate will have a strong focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and desire to develop strong ties with the community and build long-lasting relationships with patients. Physician will need to work collaboratively to coordinate and deliver the highest quality of patient care.


Flexible Schedule: Monday – Friday

Weekday, Weekend & Holiday Call: Will take own call

Primarily older adult patient population

Will provide cross coverage for inpatient geriatric psychiatrist as needed Average inpatient volume: 7 – 10 patients per day

Common Diagnoses: Dementia

Dementia with Behavioral Disturbance




WHO WE ARE: Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of  FRANCISCAN HEALTH , brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.

With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic Health Care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.


At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives

Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages

27 days of Allowed Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend

Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance

Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)

Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability

Customized marketing support

Leadership development through board and committee opportunities

Lafayette is a multi-faceted town which encompasses a vibrant college scene, a beautiful natural landscape and a lively urban center. Across the Wabash River in West Lafayette, Purdue University draws a diverse young student population to the city. A walking tour of downtown Lafayette reveals a historic core of Victorian architecture, unique shops, and public art.

Nature abounds in the city and area parks , including Columbian Park, the Celery Bog wetlands, the Jerry E. Clegg Botanical Garden along Wildcat Creek, and Wolf Park in Battle Ground. Lafayette offers an excellent art scene with local breweries, wineries, shops, pick your own fruit farms among many other amenities and activities.

Western Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work. The AMA has designated Indiana as one of the nation’s top “physician friendly” states due to its favorable malpractice status. The region is the home of Purdue Research Park and many multi-national companies which contribute to a strong, local economy. Offerings include highly-ranked public and private schools and diverse cultural activities.


0-1 Years Experience

Certification(s): Board Certified

Travel:  Never or Rarely


It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


Keywords: Franciscan St. Francis Health, Lafayette , Physician - Geriatric Psychiatry, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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