Older Adult Program Opens at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital

December 20, 2017

The Older Adult Program at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is now open and accepting referrals for adults, ages 55 and older. The program is designed for senior adults who are experiencing thoughts of suicide or feelings of hopelessness, under mental distress, or feeling depressed due to life stress.

This specialized inpatient program at Smokey Point is for older adults to begin treatment, including medication management with a Board Certified Psychiatrist. Key features of the program include a brand new, state of the art hospital unit, group therapy sessions, recreational therapy and family sessions with discharge and transitional care planning.

To refer a patient or schedule a free, confidential assessment for you or your loved one call Smokey Point 24/7 at (844) 202-5555.

US HealthVest Launches Recruitment Marketing Campaign Targeting Top Psychiatrist Talent

December 07, 2017

Expansion at US HealthVest psychiatric hospitals creates huge opportunity and demand for experienced Psychiatrists. Company partners with Katon Direct to engage top talent.

US HealthVest, a leading behavioral healthcare company, has experienced significant growth as the company continues to redefine the psychiatric hospital space. As a result of this expansion, the need to add qualified psychiatrists to service the growing patient population of adolescents, adults and seniors has increased.

To accelerate the recruitment process of qualified psychiatrists at its fastest growing locations – Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital (Marysville, WA), Ridgeview Institute (Smyrna, GA and Monroe, GA), Chicago Behavioral Hospital (Des Plaines, IL) – US HealthVest has partnered with Katon Direct, the leader in healthcare recruitment marketing solutions.

“Providing exceptional, individualized patient care is at the core of US HealthVest’s mission” said Dr. Richard Kresch, President and Chief Executive Officer. “To deliver on that principle, we invest in topflight healthcare talent who share our passion for innovative behavioral healthcare, individualized treatment and commitment to serving all patients, regardless of ability to pay. We’re excited to partner with Katon Direct to achieve our hiring goals, and we look forward to connecting with exceptional psychiatrists.”

Richard Kaskel, CEO of Katon Direct, added “We are very excited to be partnering with US HealthVest and help the organization engage experienced psychiatrists thru personalized recruitment marketing.   We are very impressed with their business model, exceptional career offering, and commitment to invest in the talent that provides care to their patients.”

About US HealthVest

US HealthVest is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services. US HealthVest operates Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, Ridgeview Institute and Ridgeview Institute – Monroe and is developing additional psychiatric hospitals across the country. Accredited by The Joint Commission, US HealthVest’s hospitals provide specialized psychiatric care to patients with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for adolescents, adults and senior adults. US HealthVest was founded in 2013 by Dr. Richard Kresch, formerly Founder & CEO of Ascend Health Corporation and Heartland Health Developments. For more information, please visit

For more information on career opportunities at US HealthVest:

Martina Sze
Executive Vice President
US HealthVest

[email protected]            


About Katon Direct

With an industry-leading database of over 8 million healthcare professionals and highly targeted recruitment marketing campaigns, Katon Direct helps hundreds of healthcare employers connect with their ideal candidate pool, grow their talent community and elevate their employer brand.

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Jason Golden
Director of Marketing
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