Psychiatry Opportunity with Acadia Healthcare



Full-Time Psychiatrist - Valley Behavioral Health, Barling, AR

Valley Behavioral Health System provides a variety of treatment options for children, adolescents, and adults throughout several counties in Arkansas. Our 114-bed hospital provides care for individuals seeking treatment for a wide range of mental health needs including suicidal or homicidal ideation, depression, anxiety, hallucinations, behavioral issues, substance abuse, and detox.

Our on-site accredited school allows children and adolescents to have their educational needs met while participating in therapeutic programming to promote overall well-being. Children and Adolescents ages 4-17 may qualify for sub-acute (residential) services which extend beyond an acute stay for continued stabilization of behavioral and mental health needs.

Our Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Program options for Adults are encouraged as a transition option from inpatient hospitalization to promote positive, lasting treatment outcomes.

With two major Hospital systems serving the area, Fort Smith has a large medical community, including a School of Osteopathic Medicine. Our Physicians may elect to work with students throughout the year and provide opportunities for education and psychiatric rounding at Valley.


  • Licensed Psychiatrist in the state of ­­­­­­­­­AR
  • Advanced knowledge and clinical skills through an appropriate educational program
  • Board Certification required
  • Ability to work hours to meet the needs of our clients
  • Experience in addiction treatment preferred

Please contact - Debbie Hughes, Physician Recruiter -

Posted September 1, 2021

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