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Emergency Psychiatry Opportunity

Prisma Health
Greenville, South Carolina
Competitive salary + Benefits
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Faculty / Teacher, Physician
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System
Employment Type
Employee (W2)
Patient Care

Job Details

Prisma Health, the largest healthcare provider in South Carolina, seeks Emergency Psychiatrists as faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Psychiatry. Successful candidates should be prepared to shape the future of Emergency Psychiatry at Prisma Health and contribute to the academic mission of the department.

Join a dedicated team of Psychiatrists providing frontline psychiatric care in an innovative and unique care delivery model that is redefining the approach to the assessment and treatment of behavioral health issues in the emergency department setting. There is a devoted Psychiatric Area within the ED with a state-of-the-art Psychiatric Pod.



  • Single-location work site at the flagship, downtown hospital with no travel requirements
  • Ample teaching and supervision opportunities with accredited 3-year Emergency Medicine and 4-year Psychiatry residency programs, as well as one of the nation’s newest allopathic medical schools – the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, located on campus.
  • Innovative telepsychiatry consultation program serving the health system’s satellite EDs
  • Flexible shift work (9–10-hour shifts)
  • Full-time status requires an average of 130 clinical hours per month (13-15 shifts/month)
  • Excellent base compensation as well as additional incentives based on clinical, operational, and academic productivity.
  • Generous annual reimbursement for professional and CME expenses
  • Paid relocation
  • Generous benefits including health, dental, vision, and retirement.
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage provided by the employer.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) qualified employer



  • Board certification or board eligibility in psychiatry.

With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,984 beds, and more than 300 physician practice sites, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually. Its goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience, and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals.  Visit for more information.

Greenville, South Carolina is a beautiful place to live and work in a catchment area of 1.3 million people. Greenville is located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte and is one of the fastest-growing areas in the country. Ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches, and lakes, we enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, and excellent quality of life, with wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to: Darian Lyles, Physician Recruiter,


Prisma Health is an equal-opportunity employer which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Top of Form



Prisma Health is a not-for-profit health company and the largest healthcare system in South Carolina. With nearly 30,000 team members, 18 hospitals, 2,947 beds and more than 300 outpatient sites with nearly 2,000 physicians, Prisma Health serves more than 1.2 million unique patients annually in its 21-county market area that covers 50% of South Carolina. Prisma Health’s goal is to improve the health of all South Carolinians by enhancing clinical quality, the patient experience and access to affordable care, as well as conducting clinical research and training the next generation of medical professionals.

Prisma Health is inspired to help people live their healthiest lives. As the most comprehensive integrated healthcare system in South Carolina, we’re on a journey to transform the healthcare experience for our patients and their families. That’s why our team members are dedicated to living our purpose Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Previously Prisma Health had three hospitals that are being recognized two years in a row to Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals, receiving recognition in 2020 and 2021. Those facilities were Greenville Memorial, Oconee Memorial Hospital and Laurens County Hospital.

Did you know?

  • 45% of South Carolina’s population is within 15 minutes of a Prisma Health facility.
  • We are one of just 120 academic health centers in the country.
  • Our UofSC School of Medicine in Greenville has been named an Apple Distinguished School for its innovative implementation of Apple technology.
  • 70% of our postgraduate residents stay in South Carolina to practice medicine.
  • Prisma Health has 750 employee health business partners to help promote workforce wellness at area businesses.
  • 24% of the babies born in the state are delivered at Prisma Health.
  • We house two Level I Trauma Centers and two Comprehensive Stroke Centers.
  • Prisma Health has the Midland’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
  • Our Midland’s Chest Pain Center has received full accreditation from the American College of Cardiology.       

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