Universal Health Services

  • Brand New Psychiatric Hospital Seeking Staff Psychiatrists

    Job Location : Location
  • Opportunity Details

    Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH) is a brand new freestanding 126-bed psychiatric hospital that promotes wellness by providing strength-based, trauma informed care. We believe recovery is possible for every person with a psychiatric diagnosis. 

    Located in Lancaster, PA and opening in July of 2018.  LBHH is a joint venture partnership between Universal Health Services, Inc. and Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health. This partnership aligns the best of care, knowledge and resources to position LBHH to positively change behavioral healthcare in south central Pennsylvania. LBHH seeks energetic, enthusiastic psychiatrists desiring a position in a hospital that is at the forefront of team-based, recovery oriented, and evidence-driven care. The collaborative, creative, therapeutic culture of LBHH will allow you to teach medical students, residents, fellows and Nurse Practitioner students and help the students of today be the future of behavioral health.

    If you possess the compassion and commitment to person centered, strength-based treatment, please join our team.  LBHH will achieve positive clinical outcomes, support the education of behavioral health professionals, and improve community understanding of mental health.  Come make a difference with us!

    The Position will come with a base salary, benefits and potential participation in our loan forgiveness program.

    The opportunity to increase successful outcomes is outlined below:  Responsibilities

    A psychiatrist at LBHH will lead their treatment team, comprised of social workers, nurses, mental health technicians, creative arts therapist, and other staff depending on the specific unit and population needs, to assess, plan for, evaluate and treat the individual rather than the diagnosis and/or symptoms.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday day shift with a standard caseload of 16 patients; weekday on call work for additional payment; weekend rounding and weekend on call work optional for additional payment.

    Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital will focus on the care of those seeking general psychiatric acute care in addition to a number of specialty inpatient services.

    Older Adult/Psych Med Population Designed for older individuals or those that have both mental and physical health needs.

    Inpatient Dual Diagnosis Population Designed for patients that have a primary psychiatric diagnosis and have chemical dependency and/or a documented substance abuse disorder. Individuals within this population will need help and guidance to navigate both mental health and substance abuse recovery.

    Adolescent Population Designed for individuals that are between the ages of 13-17. In addition to providing the treatment that begins mental health recovery, academic and community support will be integral to ensure success with adolescents.

    Women’s Trauma Population Designed as a gender-specific collaborative program that focuses on helping women through traumatic history.


    If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact:

    Frank Zura, M Ed

    Physician Recruiter


    Office: 215.831.4706

    Cell: 609.833.0858








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