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Ascension Health Physician, Psychiatrist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

We Are Hiring

Ascension Wisconsin has an exciting opportunity for a 1.0 FTE Psychiatrist to join a well-established, collegial group of outpatient providers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Why Join Our Team

About Ascension Milwaukee Hospitals

  • As a member of Ascension Milwaukee Hospitals, our physicians join a large community of providers who are called to deliver compassionate, personalized care for all persons, especially those who are struggling or affected by poverty.

  • Shared best practices and knowledge amongst the largest nonprofit provider of care in the country.

  • Milwaukee Ascension Hospitals include more than 40 clinic sites of care in Milwaukee as well as 7 owned hospitals averaging a bed size of 250-beds and 2 affiliated orthopedic hospitals, several skilled nursing facilities including the Alexian Village, ambulatory care facilities, home health care, physician practices, managed care services, and 4 cancer centers as well as standalone infusion sites.

  • Milwaukee Ascension Hospitals are the heart of the network in Wisconsin, two of which host residents. Ascension hospitals have been recognized for renowned cardiology, behavioral health, women’s health, oncology, and neuroscience service lines and more than 200 primary care providers.

About Milwaukee

  • Ideally located on the shores of Lake Michigan, 90 miles North of Chicago.

  • Milwaukee is a Gamma Global city.

  • Culturally diverse community that offers all of the amenities of a large city with the convenience and quality of life found in a smaller city.

  • Three major professional teams including Green Bay Packers, Bucks, Brewers, Milwaukee Admirals, are located here as well as indoor soccer and intercollegiate athletics.

  • Cultural activities include the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

  • For families, Milwaukee has an excellent zoo considered to be among the finest in the country, a world class museum with an IMAX® theater, the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World, and an extensive county park system.

  • Milwaukee area restaurants offer a delectable cuisine that can satisfy every palate.

  • Residents enjoy many outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, and sailing on Lake Michigan; hiking, golfing, bike riding, and walking along the lakefront along with many trails.

  • Milwaukee is also host to numerous festivals throughout the summer including Summerfest, the largest music festival in the country.

About Ascension Medical GroupWhen you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care. With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

What You Will Do

Ascension Milwaukee is looking for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist for our Behavioral Health Service Line.

This is a great opportunity to partner with Ascension Metro Milwaukee Behavioral Health Team with over 40 providers; 10 psychiatrists; 7 psychologists; 9 psychiatric nurse practitioners; 14 therapists and still growing.

Position Highlights:

  • 2 Board Certified Psychiatrists (1 Geriatric Psychiatrist)

  • 3 Nurse Practitioner

  • 2 RN’s in Clinic - supporting prescriber practices

  • 1 MOA

  • Interdisciplinary Team::

  • 2.5 Psychologists

  • 3 Therapists

  • Social Work

  • Psychiatric RN’s and Aides

  • AODA Counselors

  • Ability to build and grow outpatient practice quickly

  • Flexible schedule with both inpatient and outpatient practice

  • St. Francis Hospital - Inpatient and Outpatient Clinic

  • Franklin Medical Office Building Outpatient Clinic

  • Call

  • Weekday 5x/month 5pm-8am (8am-5pm Physicians cover their own patients)

  • Psych NPs help cover weekdays

  • Weekend inpt coverage 1:4 (+ Psych NP)

  • Internal Medicine coverage after 8pm

  • Well established referral base from Primary Care providers

  • Competitive compensation package, including generous Benefits, CME allowance, and a great retirement package including a 457b


  • Franklin Medical Office Building

  • Large corner office shared with Psychologist

  • St. Francis Outpatient Clinic

  • New construction & beautifully designed space of 9,000sq ft. attached to the Hospital

  • Private Physician Offices

  • St. Francis Hospital- Inpatient Unit

  • 26 Bed Inpatient Unit, including seclusion Room


  • Adding a 24 seat Partial Hospitalization Program

  • Expanding Intensive Outpatient Program

  • Expanding integrated behavioral health clinics in primary care settings

  • Recruiting additional Psychotherapists and Advanced Practice Providers

What You Will Need

Licensure/Certification/Registration:Required Credential(s):• Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Verified by local Credentialing Office.Preferred Credential(s):• Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). Verified by local Credentialing Office.

Education:• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).

Visa Eligibility

H1-B Visa Eligible

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.