NYCCAP posts medical employment opportunities within psychiatry/child and adolescent psychiatry on this "Employment Opportunities" page. If you would like to post/announce a position, please send the job title, institution, city, state, job description, and contact information to info@nyccap.org. NOTE: Positions will be posted for one (1) year unless otherwise notified.
Safe Horizon
New York, NY

Streetwork’s programs are innovative outreach-counseling programs for homeless youth, which use a harm reduction, client centered, and trauma-informed approach. The psychiatrist would collaborate with our supervising social workers and staff around the psychiatric needs of our clients to ensure access to eligible supportive housing options, as well as resources and benefits acquisition including SSI/SSD and WeCare services, services from LGBTQ youth, and substance use services for injection drug users. Please contact Danny Stewart (DStewart@safehorizon.org). (posted 2/22/2019)
Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Medical Director 
Devereaux Advanced Behavioral health--Children's Behavioral Health
Malvern, PA (West Philadelphia)
  • Direct oversight of experienced and talented psychiatry team of 10 CAP’s serving patients in our Outpatient, Residential, Schools and Inpatient facilities.
  • Blend of 50% Administrative 50% Outpatient Patient Care. Note: Medical Director can choose what area they wish to serve in future needs: Residential, Inpatient or Outpatient (or a blend).
  • Will collaborate with our CMO (Yolanda Graham MD) who is also a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist.
  • Will help create an Analytics (Data Driven) outcome system to share information with all Clinical Staff.
  • Involvement in program expansion in community services and program development across continuum. 
  • Supported by a full-service collaborative primary care team of physicians and dentist. - Key member of the Devereux National Medical Advisory Committee. 
  • Access to Devereux’s Institute of Clinical Practice, Training and Research, and memberships to professional organizations and conferences. 
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) focuses its efforts on intensive services for at-risk children and adolescents with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. CBHS services include approved private schools, an acute care hospital, outpatient services, foster care, and residential treatment centers. Located in Malvern, PA, this position will report to the Executive Director and is responsible for oversight of a full continuum of services ranging from inpatient, residential, outpatient and community based and education programs.

Our Ideal Candidate:
  • Board Certified or Board-Eligible Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist with current Pennsylvania license. 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience preferred but will analyze on a case by case basis - Ability to collaborate, lead teams, provide direction and integrate inter-disciplinary treatment approach. - Systems oriented thinker, customer focused. 
  • Ability to balance leadership/administrative and direct client care (50%). - Experience managing psychiatry team, implementation of clinical best practices and program development.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Salary Range: $265,000-$275,000/yr. DOE. (Opt-out of Benefits could increase compensation plan)

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

To apply or for more information, please contact Todd Kostrub:
Todd Kostrub
Clinical/Psychiatric Procurement Director
(856) 577.8343

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. 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 7,000 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. (posted 1/23/2019)

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Faculty Positions
Kings County Hospital, Health and Hospitals Corporation
Brooklyn, NY
The Kings County Department of Behavioral Health is seeking child and adolescent psychiatrists for inpatient and emergency psychiatry positions to start July 2019 or before. We are the largest provider of Behavioral Health Services in Brooklyn and the primary teaching site for SUNY Downstate’s Medical School, general psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. We provide outstanding, evidence based, patient-centered care in a public city hospital setting serving a diverse patient population and specialized services designed to meet the needs of our patients. Our treatment focuses on wellness and recovery and offering the highest quality of care using a Lean approach to continuous performance improvement.

Faculty will be employed by Health and Hospitals Corporation with appointments at SUNY Downstate. We offer excellent benefits and competitive salaries. Given our underserved population, employees may be eligible for loan repayment and visa sponsorship.

For consideration, please send a cover letter indicating your interests and a CV to: Renuka Ananthamoorthy, MD, Chief of Service Behavioral Health Renuka.Ananthamoorthy@nychhc.org, (718) 245-5619 (office), (718) 245-2149 (fax)

For questions about child and adolescent psychiatry, feel free to contact Cathryn A. Galanter, M.D., Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program (718) 245-2502, cathryn.galanter@downstate.edu (posted 1/15/2019)

Medical Director
Trevor Project
New York/Los Angeles
About Trevor
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for 20 years.

Overview of the Role
The Medical Director serves as the primary mental health officer at The Trevor Project. The Medical Director is responsible for overseeing clinical decisions and supervision, ensuring that the direct services of The Trevor Project are best in class, based on evidence-based research and clinical best practices. They will stay up-to-date on innovations and new research in clinical care and ensure that The Trevor Project is a leader in developing new approaches for helping LGBTQ youth in crisis. The Medical Director will also represent the organization externally through public speaking engagements as one of the world’s leading experts on LGBTQ youth suicide and mental health.

Who you are:
● A trained psychiatrist. ​You are a licensed psychiatrist who preferably completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry and has experience working with LGBTQ youth.
● Innovative. ​You look at the way things are and then imagine 20 ways they can be improved. You’re always thinking about trends in healthcare and tech and how we can incorporate them.
● Results-focused. ​You set clear timelines and drive projects to completion. You know that delivering on goals and metrics is the key to having a significant impact and growing our programs.
● Organized and efficient.​ ​You know how to manage complex projects. You can communicate clearly and concisely.
● Collaborative. ​​You understand that the best way to meet and exceed goals is through outstanding teamwork.
● Research- and evidence-based. ​You are up to date on all the latest clinical research and want to ensure that everything you do is informed by the latest and greatest thinking.
● Builder. ​​You’re excited about the opportunity to take the status quo as just a starting point, then implement best practices and continually innovate.
● Camera ready. ​You communicate clearly and concisely. You are an articulate spokesperson and are comfortable speaking to the press and at conferences.
● Passionate. ​You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world.
● Fun. ​The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too. 

What you’ll do:
● Provide clinical oversight on our crisis services programs, weighing in on challenging day-to-day clinical questions as well as complex strategic decisions with clinical implications.
● Serve as the leading mental health professional and expert in the organization.
● Support supervision of clinical staff, including social workers, psychologists or other psychiatrists.
● Develop ideas for new and innovative clinical approaches for delivering our services to LGBTQ youth in crisis.
● Provide clinical input and expertise to all departments of The Trevor Project, including collaborating with our research department, training team, education programs, advocacy department as well as our marketing/communications team.
● Explore ways we can better partner with the medical and mental health communities, from universities to associations to clinicians and therapists across the country.
● Speak at leading conferences and to the press about The Trevor Project’s programs, LGBTQ youth suicide and mental health in general.

● Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), and Summer Fridays
● Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery
● Fun office environment and passionate team. It’s NBD around here if Jonathan Van Ness or Imagine Dragons drops into our office
● The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer
● Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people every day

Your Application
We’re excited to hear from you! To join Team Trevor, please upload a resume and cover letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
Apply Here
(posted 1/12/2019)

Four Winds Hospital
Katonah, NY
Four Winds Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment services for children, adolescents and adults. We are the leading specialized providers of inpatient psychiatric treatment in the Northeast.
Four Winds is seeking Psychiatrists
Qualifications Include:
• Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult
• Pleasant work environment
• Competitive pay and benefits package
• Unit based treatment approach
• Age specific milieu treatment

Duties Include:
• Psychiatric Assessments
• Medication Management
• Limited on-call responsibilities
For more information please contact Human Resources at (914) 763-8151 ext. 2585, or email resumes to MDjob@fourwindshospital.com. Or apply at www.Fourwindshospital.com
Four Winds is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Located at 800 Cross River Road l Katonah, New York 10536 (posted 12/28/2018)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center (NYPCC)
Bronx, NY or Brooklyn, NY

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center (NYPCC) is a leading non-profit organization in New York that has been caring for the community for over 40 years. We are founded on the belief that everyone, no matter age, race or socioeconomic status, is entitled to the best possible mental health treatment. Comprising of a network of seven treatment facilities within Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, we assist children, families, and individuals with behavioral and emotional challenges in becoming more productive, independent members of society.

What we offer:
• Excellent Salary & Bonuses
• Amazing Culture
• Flexible Schedule
• Opportunity to give back to the community
• Job Stability and Growth Opportunities (40 Years in the industry)

We are currently seeking warm and empathetic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join our growing Clinical Team. Our centers are located at 2857 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn (East New York), 102 Pilling St., Brooklyn (Bushwick), and 579 Courtlandt Ave., Bronx (South Bronx).

• Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders of recipients under his/her care
• Provide medication therapy and medication education as required
• Participate in the development of, and is a signatory of treatment plans
• Conduct mental status examinations
• Review and approves discharge plan

• Graduate of a medical school approved by the New York State Education Department
• Completion of approved residency in Psychiatry
• Licensed to practice medicine in New York State
• Certified or eligible to be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
• New York State License to practice medicine, in good standing
• Bilingual English/Spanish speaking a plus
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines, including clinical and clerical staff
• Excellent assessment, diagnostic and psychopharmacological treatment skills
• Strong clinical skills working with individuals with mental illness, including both individual and group psychotherapy
• Strong dedication to workplace mentorship, education and team-based care

Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits are available for full-time positions including Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Salary Increases, Bonuses, 403b Retirement Plan and more. In addition, our licensed professionals have free access to our online Continuing Education Courses. Perkins and other loan forgiveness may also be available, in addition to our Student Loan Pay Down incentive.

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center is a fast-paced, energetic, dynamic environment that employs people with a passion for our mission. We offer a very competitive salary and flexible hours.

NYPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information or to apply, please contact Delilah Nossa, Human Resources Manager, at dnossa@nypcc.org or 917-485-4077. (posted 9/11/2018)

Director, Child Psychiatry Emergency Service
Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx (and surround area), NY

Within newly refurbished space in the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is partnering with the Department of Pediatrics to create a new Child Psychiatry Emergency Service. The inaugural full-time Director will work closely with leadership in the Division of Child Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry and Pediatric Emergency Medicine to create and lead an innovative service for children and adolescents in the Bronx and surrounding regions. Candidates should be board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with demonstrated experience in emergency psychiatry, multidisciplinary collaboration, and teaching and supervision. Candidates should be eligible for academic appointment at the level of Assistant Professor or above. The Director of the Child Psychiatry Emergency Service will also be appointed Assistant Director of the Division of Emergency Psychiatry. Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine are committed to advancing the health of communities as a core component of social justice and to building a diverse workforce. Women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Candidates should contact Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at jalpert@montefiore.org.
(posted 8/20/2018)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (part time)
Institution: Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute
New York, NY

Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute is expanding to provide psychiatric care for our pediatric population with OCD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. We are looking for an exceptional Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with superior interpersonal skills to provide part-time psychiatric services in an outpatient mental health setting. We also welcome those who work with both the pediatric and adult population. Previous experience with one of these populations is an asset. This is a great opportunity to make a positive impact in the Autism and OCD community

Requirements include:
• Medical Degree, residency in psychiatry and fellowship is child psychiatry
• Willingness to learn and follow clinic’s standards of practice
• Demonstrable ability to connect with and provide support for children
• Current DEA license required
• Current professional liability insurance

Job Type: Part-time

Please e-mail resume to contact@spectrumneuroscience.org. (posted 8/16/2018)

Staff Psychiatrist 
The New York Foundling
New York NY
The Foundling reaches 27,000 children and families each year in all five boroughs of New York City, surrounding counties, and Puerto Rico. Established in 1869, our vision is a community where every person, regardless of background or circumstance, enjoys the safe, stable, and supportive relationships needed to reach his or her full potential. To achieve this, we provide evidence-based and evidence-informed programs that focus on keeping families together; preventing abuse and neglect; providing academic support for children; and giving people with developmental disabilities the tools and training they need to lead independent lives. For more information please visit www.nyfoundling.org.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Psychiatric screening and comprehensive evaluation of children and adolescents in designated programs.
• Psychotherapeutic intervention including psychopharmacologic management and monitoring.
• Conduct assessments for Special/Exceptional Rate certifications.
• Clinical consultation and liaison with internal and external health and mental health practitioners.
• Interdisciplinary training for staff, clients, parents and foster parents as assigned.
• Direct clinical consultation for routine and crisis management for assigned population.
• Participate in treatment team meetings, case reviews and other conferences to ensure continuity of care.
• Document all service provision as required.
• Make appropriate referrals to internal/external ancillary mental health practitioners.
• Participate in department staff meetings and quality improvement efforts.
• Keep abreast of the latest developments in child psychiatry as they relate to children and adolescents in foster care through continuous review of the literature and through utilization of the time allotted for continuing education.
• Regular and punctual time and attendance, and adherence to The Foundling’s and your department’s specific time and attendance policies and protocol.
• Consistent demonstrated commitment to The Foundling’s BHAG, mission, vision and values (Compassion, Dignity, Family and Community, Diversity, Excellence).
• Adherence to The Foundling’s employee policies, Code of Conduct and applicable rules, laws, regulations or bargaining agreements.
• Any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned.

Other Requirements:
• Must be licensed in New York state as a psychiatrist and hold a doctorate.
• M. D. with board eligibility/certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
• NYS Medical License, DEA registration.
We invite you to join our dedicated & diverse workforce by applying directly at https://re31.ultipro.com/NEW1025/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=2544. (posted 5/14/2018)

Child and Adolescent Fellowship
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Elmhurst Hospital Center 
Elmhurst, NY
     The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Fellowship Training Program in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Elmhurst Hospital Center has a fellowship position available for the academic year beginning July 1, 2018.
     The program provides a comprehensive educational and training experience in each of two years of training in inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital and pediatric settings in a major urban teaching hospital .The program has been in continuous operation since 1965 and is fully accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
     Applicants will be considered for a position as either a first year or second year fellow depending on qualifications. Minimum requirements for application include medical school graduation and successful completion of USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3, and three years of residency training in an ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency training program.
     Interest applicants should send CV along with a brief description of previous training, career interests and goals to:
A. Reese Abright, M.D.
Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Elmhurst Hospital Center
79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Email: abrighta@nychhc.org
     The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (posted 3/28/2018)

Unit Chief, Acute Inpatient Child Psychiatry Unit
Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)
New York’s Hudson River Valley
Valhalla, NY 
     The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the New York’s Hudson Valley, seeks a Unit Chief for its Acute Inpatient Child Psychiatry Unit at its Behavioral Health Center in Valhalla, NY, just north of New York City.
     The Unit Chief for its Acute Inpatient Child Psychiatry Unit must be board-eligible or board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry and will work in an inpatient setting with a multi-disciplinary team. The Unit Chief will provide psychiatric evaluation as well as supportive therapies, medication evaluation and management to children ages 6 to 13. There is the opportunity to work with and supervise child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, general psychiatric residents and medical students.
     We seek a strong leader with excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills who is committed to patient care, medical education and scholarly activity to further advance the mission of state-of-the-art comprehensive care. Administrative and progressive management/operational experience is strongly preferred, but candidates with outstanding academic and/or professional credentials will be considered.
     This is an employed position in our academic group practice, with comprehensive benefits and malpractice insurance. The candidate will have an academic rank and faculty position at New York Medical College, which shares the Behavioral Health Center’s campus, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
     The Hudson Valley, with 3 million residents, is a dynamic destination. The region blends rolling countrysides that inspired painters and presidents, classic suburbia, and small cities renowned for the arts, entrepreneurs and bustling music and nightlife. There’s plenty to discover: The Hudson River and Catskill Mountains’ intrinsic beauty inspired America’s first modern environmental movement. Quality of life is enhanced by numerous elite public and private schools and colleges, and plentiful outdoors/recreation options from rail trails to rock climbing. Add in fine dining, a strong economy and intrinsic civic pride, and the result is an in-demand locale for those committed to community health.
     WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed system with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles. Employment is 12,000, including nearly 3,000 physicians. With Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute-care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted-living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. Visit WMCHealth.org.
     We welcome your inquiry. Send a letter and curriculum vitae to Jamie Cuomo, Onboarding Manager, at james.cuomo@wmchealth.org or call (914) 493-1575. Learn more at WMCHealth.org and WMCHealth is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to reflecting the diverse region it serves. (Posted 1/22/2018)