Memorial Medical Center, located in Las Cruces, NM, is seeking a Board-Certified Psychiatrist to join their team. Seeking a compassionate, devoted individual who enjoys working with all ages to solve all types of problems from serious mental illness to adjustment difficulties. The position is inpatient only. • 12-bed adult unit • ED call required; evaluations on all ages • Work with a highly qualified team • Competitive recruitment package, including sign on bonus and full benefits This position an ideal choice for the physician who is looking to experience the best of southwestern living. Close to a major metropolitan area, Las Cruces is a fast-growing city with great public and private schools. Located on the banks of the famous Rio Grande River in the historic Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico. Las Cruces is home to New Mexico State University, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, White Sands Test Facility, and Spaceport America. You can enjoy the peaceful beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors at your back door and big city amenities in near-by El Paso, Texas, only 35 miles south.
Nestled in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico, the city of Las Cruces offers a quality of life few communities can match.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Memorial Medical Center provides residents of Las Cruces and the surrounding region with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Its medical staff represents a full range of medical specialties and serves patients at a 298-bed acute care facility, a free-standing outpatient surgery center (Memorial HealthPlex) and physician practices.
Las Cruces is bounded to the west by wide-open desert and to the east by the majestic Organ Mountains. It is home to New Mexico State University and hosts a number of festivals throughout the year, including the Whole Enchilada Festival, the Renaissance Arts and Crafts Fair, the Southern New Mexico State Fair, Mesilla Valley Hot Air Balloon Rally and the Wine and Chile Festival. Nearby is the historic village of Old Mesilla, one of the Southwest’s most historic sites.
Sitting at an elevation of 3,900 feet above sea level, Las Cruces enjoys an enviable year-round climate of mostly sunny days and minimal rain and snow. White Sands National Monument lies 50 miles to the east and offers ample opportunities for picnicking, white sand surfing and exploring. The scenic mountain village of Ruidoso – home to the Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ski Apache and the Inn of the Mountain Gods – is just a two hour drive from town.