Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Psychiatrist: Child & Adolescent- Full Time in Malvern, Pennsylvania

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Psychiatrist-Child & Adolescent Board Certified

Do you have a passion for helping children and an undeserved population? Are you a mission driven Psychiatrist who enjoys working with a child/adolescent population?

As a Psychiatrist for Devereux Pennsylvania Children's Services you will directly enhance the lives of the children we serve by ensuring proper treatment and interventions are implemented to improve the quality of life for our residents.

As a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist you will....

  • Evaluates, diagnose and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders

  • Determines appropriate course of treatment

  • Creates treatment plans

  • Prescribes medication as needed/necessary

  • Completes electronic medical records

This position is located in Malvern, PA. The focus of the 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. Youths admitted to the 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.

You will be Offer:

  • 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 30 days of employment

Sign On Bonus: Full Time- $10,000

Part Time- $5,000

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) center serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives. A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments. Each year, more than 1,000 children and adolescents receive specialized care, in the environment best suited to the unique challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, emotional and life skills needed to flourish in their home community

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid

Keywords: Child & Adolescent, Psychiatrist, DPACS, Hospital, Board Eligible

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Qualifications

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

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.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/15/2022 9:20 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-27516

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.

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