Lead Psychiatrist

  • The Children's Village
  • Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA
  • Mar 05, 2020
Full time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The Child and Adolescent Lead Psychiatrist role will be in working with a diverse population of youth from the foster care and juvenile justice systems at the Dobbs Ferry residential campus. Provide leadership and supervision of staff psychiatrists, participate in hiring and on-boarding of psychiatrists, co-chair psychiatry meetings, coordinate case conferences and other administrative duties. Other Psychiatrist duties will include psychiatric evaluations and monthly medication management of residential youth within an interdisciplinary team setting with psychologists, pediatrician, nursing, social workers, caseworkers and milieu staff. Psychiatry benefits include bi-monthly Psychiatry department meetings, malpractice insurance reimbursement, CME time and collegial environment.  Teaching and Supervisory opportunities possible. Additional vacation time provided for  telephone on call responsibilities.

Reporting Relationships:

  •  Supervised by Director of Residential Support Services

 Position Qualifications:

  • Requires a licensed New York State Psychiatrist