Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Kennesaw, Georgia

Description

Is it your personal mission to provide individuals with mental illnesses opportunities to live fulfilling lives? Do you embrace environments that cultivate learning?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Psychiatrist at Devereux has its Advantages!

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. In addition to the above, what else will this opportunity offer you?

  • Ability to enhance your clinical skills while working with children and youth with severe mental health and psychological challenges.

  • Access to Devereux’s Institute of Clinical Practice, Training and Research, and memberships to professional organizations and conferences.

  • Work with a stable national non-profit that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in our clinical practice and research.

  • Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options to include generous Time-Off Benefits.

Devereux Advance Behavioral Health's Georgia Program in Kennesaw, GA provides new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges. In this role, as a Psychiatrist, you will administer psychiatric/clinical/medical services and provide appropriate treatment. Additionally, will serve as a consultant to Center leadership and staff on medical or psychiatric treatment. Direct treatment activities of staff when such staff is engaged in supporting psychiatric/clinical /medical services.

Keywords: Mental Health, Children, adolescents, Psychiatry, Residential Care, RT, medical doctor, MD, CAP, Physician, Physician of Psychiatry

Qualifications

  • Completion of an approved psychiatric residency program is required.

  • Board Certified or Board-Eligible Psychiatrist with current license.

  • Must have child psychiatry training and demonstrate relevant treatment competency through clinical experience, continuing education units and referral letters to support these specific skills.

  • Valid driver's license must be maintained.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!

The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-3767

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time