Physician - Psychiatry

Sheridan, WY 82801

Specialty Psychiatry
Profession Physician

About Sheridan and Wyoming

Sheridan is a vibrant and friendly community, located at the base of the Big Horn Mountains, in the great state of Wyoming.  Here, we are able to offer a wide variety of amenities for the community while maintaining a small-town identity.  This is the perfect place for an outdoor enthusiast, as well those seeking a break from the big city.  Here is a glimpse of what Sheridan, Wyoming, and the Bighorn Mountains have to offer. With 106 million acres of Bighorn National Forest encompassing 180,000 acres of wilderness, this is an ideal place to play, and work.

About the Inpatient and MHRRTP Psychiatrist position

This position will contribute to both the Acute Psychiatric Unit as well as the Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program.   The Acute Inpatient Mental Health Psychiatrist provides comprehensive mental health services for a diverse population needing psychiatric stabilization throughout the course of admission. This includes history and physical examinations, mental status examinations, intake assessments, medication management, suicide risk evaluations This staff psychiatrist will work on a multidisciplinary mental health team treating Veterans with a full range of diagnosis, including mood disorders, PTSD, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use disorders and neurocognitive disorders. Board certification (or board eligible) in psychiatry preferred.    The incumbent will be responsible for the medical care of veterans admitted to MHRRTP residential level of care for substance use treatment. Includes assessments for and documentation of admission orders, ongoing medical assessments and management, and discharge summary and discharge orders

About the Sheridan VA Health Care System

We are part of the Rocky Mountain Region Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN19).  VISN 19 includes facilities in Colorado, Oklahoma, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. Our health care system consists of our main facility located in Sheridan, Wyoming.  Its a 200-bed medical center, serving as the psychiatry tertiary referral site for VISN 19.  We provide complex care across the continuum ranging from acute inpatient mental health care to mental health residential rehabilitation and interdisciplinary outpatient programs, and prospective candidates will help drive an integrated and comprehensive approach to the care of a complicated Veteran population.  Sheridan VAHCS bed complement includes 20 psychiatric, 10 medical, 55 extended care, 115 mental health residential beds, and a 45-bed Domiciliary Residential Treatment program for homeless Veterans.   

Livability in Sheridan and Wyoming

6% -    Sheridan County Sales Tax

30,921 -    Sheridan County population

12.1 -    Average Minutes for daily commute for workers 

95.6% -    High School graduation rate in Sheridan

6 -    Population of people per square mile in the state of Wyoming

42.3 -    Sheridan County median age

3742 -    Sheridan elevation in feet                    

7th  -  Lowest crime rate of all states in the nation

$0 -    Wyoming state personal income tax

83 vs. 68 -    Sheridan Livability score vs. USA Livability score