Child & Adolescent Board Certified Psychiatrist
Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Full Time position with benefits and paid time off
Primary assignment is with children/adolescents Psychiatric Residential Treatment Programs (PRTF)
Location of position:on-site face to face on the Brandywine campus located in Glenmoore, PA.
Competitive rates and compensation package
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The Brandywine program serves children and adolescents, inclusive of biological male youth who are ages 7-17 at the time of admission and biological female youth who are ages 12-17 at the time of admission. The program is inclusive for all youth with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Brandywine Program is located on an open campus in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania. The focus of the Brandywine Program is to create a safe environment where healing and growth can occur. Our program seeks to promote recovery and resilience by addressing a variety of complex emotional and behavioral challenges. Youth admitted to the Brandywine Program have experienced multiple challenges and adverse events such as a lack of intact family and other natural supports, multiple unsuccessful treatment and child welfare interventions, and exposure to interpersonal violence and loss. Repeated contacts with mental health, child welfare and juvenile justice systems are common experiences for the youth and families we serve.
Evidenced Based treatment and care models within a clinically based environment focused on collaboration and treatment teams.
The ability to make a difference in the lives of others
Payment for license renewal CEUs as part of our continuing education program
Stable national non-profit employer offering a strong support system and is forward thinking in their clinical practice and research
Excellent benefits-eligible for medical coverage after 300 days of employment
Sign On Bonus: Full Time- $10,000
Part Time- $5,000
Evaluates, diagnose and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders for children/adolescents within PRTF.
Determines appropriate course of treatment
Creates treatment plans
Prescribes medication as needed/necessary
Completes electronic medical records
Diagnoses may include: suicidal gestures and attempts, cutting and self-injurious behaviors, depression, aggression, psychosis, autism spectrum disorders, and/or drug and alcohol issues.
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EDUCATION: Board Certified or Board Eligible in Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist with current license. Must have child psychiatry training if treating population 16 years and younger. Completion of an approved psychiatric residency program is required. Duty to immediately notify Executive Director or Human Resources in the event license, privileges or mandated certification is suspended or revoked.
EXPERIENCE: Completion of an approved psychiatric residency program is required. Psychiatrist working with child and/or adolescent clients must demonstrate relevant treatment competency through clinical experience, continuing education units and referral letters to support these specific skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust to a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft Office applications. Valid driver’s license must be maintained in state of residence.
Posted Date 5 months ago (4/21/2021 10:09 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-17314
Position Type Full-Time