BayCare Medical Group is seeking a Psychologist to join our BayCare Behavioral Health team in Winter Haven, FL. The position is with our Emergency Department, that includes a 14-bed behavioral health holding unit. Evaluations of Baker Act assessments along with a large variety of mental and substance use diagnoses. We are the largest full-service, community-based health care system in the Tampa Bay area and offer a variety of services in Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk counties.
Position requirements: 2 years post-doctoral clinical experience required per Florida guidelines for Baker Act assessments.
BayCare Behavioral Health (BBH) celebrates 50 years of providing comprehensive services for mental health and addiction issues in the Tampa Bay area. BBH is part of BayCare, a not-for-profit health care organization that’s nationally recognized by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work™️ as a 2022 Best Workplaces in Health Care™️ and ranked No. 30 by PEOPLE’s 100 Companies that Care 2022®. We foster a forward-thinking culture that’s revolutionizing health care.
BayCare is a leading community-owned health system in Tampa Bay. Composed of a comprehensive network of 15 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health, urgent care and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care for a broad range of services throughout a patient’s lifetime.
Polk County is almost directly in the middle of the state, located about 45 minutes in either direction from Tampa and Orlando and just 90 minutes from some of the country’s most beautiful beaches. Residents enjoy a lower cost of living and the area continues to experience steady growth, but you do not have to travel far for the most popular vacation destinations and restaurants in the world. There is a lot to do and see including LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens and Fantasy of Flight. Polk County has year-round recreation weather to enjoy over fifty-five lakes — many of them canal connected — making it the “Chain of Lakes City” and allowing countless hours of water-themed fun. There are miles of nature trails, cycling paths, parks and acres of golf courses to keep you active and engaged.
In Polk County, you’ll find a growing business sector, a thriving economy and an average median age of 40. The area is also an affordable place to live with a low cost of living index and no state income tax. Additionally, the area offers many local colleges and universities for educational development.
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