Child & Adolescent Board Certified Psychiatrist
Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Weekend "Moonlighting" Opportunities- 14 hours per weekend (Saturday-Sunday), not to exceed 8 hours per day
Primary assignment is acute care inpatient with children/adolescents with RTF case coverage as needed
Location of position-onsite face to face in Malvern, PA.
Competitive rates and compensation package
Hospital has a census capacity of approximately 35
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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
Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Center (DCBHC) – the only free standing children’s psychiatric hospital in Chester County, Pa. – employs a team of acute care professionals dedicated to meeting the needs of children and adolescents, ages five to 18, and their families, in acute mental health crisis. Many of the individuals we serve are from Southeast Pennsylvania, but DCBHC has served children and adolescents from other regions of Pennsylvania, as well as neighboring states.
Diagnoses may include: suicidal gestures and attempts, cutting and self-injurious behaviors, depression, aggression, psychosis, autism spectrum disorders, and/or drug and alcohol issues.
Sign On Bonus: Full Time- $10,000
Part Time- $5,000
Evaluates, diagnose and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders for children/adolescents within acute care inpatient Unit.
Determines appropriate course of treatment
Creates treatment plans
Prescribes medication as needed/necessary
Completes electronic medical records
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
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 3 weeks ago (10/8/2021 4:49 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20385
Position Type Full-Time