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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)

Clinical Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Psychiatry
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Required Qualifications:
MD with Board Eligibility or Board Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. New York State license eligible. Able to provide cross-coverage as necessary. Full time availability. Research experience/publications/funding in mood disorders. At least 3 years of Post Residency experience in Child and Adolescent psychiatry including Child Psychiatric administrative experience. Track record of research /teaching experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Preferred Qualifications:
MD and PhD. Track record of NIH funded research, excellent clinical skills.

Responsibilities & Requirements:
Mood disorder researcher needed to bring research endeavors and serve as Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Responsibilities are to include performing research, directing research and overseeing direct patient care, administration of a 10-bed child and adolescent teaching unit, outpatient clinic, school based evaluation programs and supervision of medical students and residents. Facilitation/participation in research involving psychiatric inpatient and outpatient treatment.

To qualify for a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure).
Special Notes:
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.  Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure:
Those interested in this position should fill out an online Applicant Information Survey, submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to the departmental address or fax below.
Ramin Parsey, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Stony Brook University
HSC Level 10, Room 020
Stony Brook, NY 11974-8101
Fax: 631-444-1560
Campus Description:
Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
Official Job Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Psychiatry
REF#: F-9890-18-05
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: Psychiatry
Salary: Commensurate with experience, up to $350k
Posting Start Date: 05/15/2018
Posting End Date: 11/15/2018
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/15/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

For a full position description, or application procedure, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs
(Ref# F-9890-18-05)
(posted 6/18/2018)

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)

Pediatric Emergency Psychiatrist
Cohen's Children's Medical Center
Nassau County, Long Island, NY
The Division of Pediatric Emergency Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Urgent Care at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, a Division of the Northwell Health Department of Psychiatry, is seeking Pediatric Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrists. The emergency psychiatry position includes direct clinical service delivery, as well as the supervision of medical students, residents and fellows from the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell.

The Pediatric Emergency Psychiatry service features over 3000 visits each year, interdisciplinary staff of faculty, trainees, pediatric social workers and nurses in a dedicated behavioral health space. The Division also operates a Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center to provide walk in assessments for children and families in crisis. Full time and Part time positions are available. Academic appointments at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine are also available for interested/qualified applicants.

Cohen Children’s Medical Center is a 202 bed facility, the largest provider of pediatric health services in New York State, serving 1.8 million children in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Cohen Children's Medical Center has the only freestanding emergency department dedicated to treating kids with care provided by board-certified emergency medicine pediatric doctors and pediatric emergency medicine nurses.


• Excellent base salary- nationally competitive
• Significant bonus/moonlighting opportunities
• Large employer contribution to retirement plan (11%)
• $5000 annual CME
• Tuition reimbursement including fully-funded MBA
• High quality Medical/Dental/Vision/Insurance/FSA


• Located on the western edge of Nassau County, Long Island. The best of both worlds.
• Ten minute commute to beautiful Long Island homes in picturesque towns with vibrant main streets, top school districts, lovely beaches, scenic parks, and abundant cultural attractions.
• Thirty minute drive to the heart of Manhattan or Brooklyn by public transportation or car

For further information, or to apply, please contact: Vera Feuer MD, vfeuer@northwell.edu. (Posted 11/25/2017)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Long Island, NY
Responsibilities & Requirements: Stony Brook University is undergoing tremendous growth under a new President, Dean and Chair of Psychiatry. In addition, our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program is expanding to meet the growing need for psychiatric care for pediatric patients in the community. We are looking for individuals who welcome the challenge and satisfaction of working with a growing team of clinicians, educators and researchers who are motivated to enhance the range of services provided to children and families. The Clinical Assistant Professor will serve as an Attending Psychiatrist in the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic of Stony Brook University Hospital. Responsibilities are to include direct patient care in the child and adolescent outpatient clinic, including diagnostic evaluations, follow-up care, and teaching and supervision of medical students, residents and fellows. Shifts totaling forty hours per week with cross coverage as necessary, including weekend/holiday coverage for a ten-bed Inpatient Child Psychiatry Unit with call approximately once every 9-10 weeks. There are also opportunities for clinical research involving psychiatric inpatient and outpatient treatment, in collaboration with Pediatrics.

Special Notes: This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal & external search to occur simultaneously. To qualify for a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure ). 
Required Qualifications: MD/DO degree. Board Certification or Eligibility in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Eligibility for New York State licensure.
Preferred Qualifications: Clinical experience in a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Program. Track record of research/teaching experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Ramin Parsey, MD, PhD, Chair
Department of Psychiatry
Health Sciences Center, Level 10, Room 020
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8101
Fax: (631) 444-1560
For more information, click here
(posted 10/17/2017) 

Immediate FT/PT Openings for BE/BC Psychiatrists
General and Child/Adolescent Providers Needed
Brooklyn, Staten Island, Bronx

Brightpoint Health is a leading nonprofit provider of integrated health care for New Yorkers. We have great opportunities in our Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) for dedicated board eligible/board certified psychiatrists to join our expanding outpatient behavioral health practice committed to delivering top quality patient care.

NYS license and Psychiatrist board eligibility or certification required. New grads with strong psychopharmacology skills encouraged to apply. Medication management and psychiatric evaluations. No on-call requirements. Opportunity to treat adults and children/adolescents.

Hone your skills and practice with supportive professionals in an organization known for excellence and leadership in integrated care. Competitive compensation, retention bonus, excellent benefits, retirement plan, full malpractice, loan forgiveness.

For further information call Sue Boyle, Talent Acquisition Manager at (718) 681-8700 x 4126 or (929) 259-2149. To apply please submit your resume/CV to sboyle@brightpointhealth.org.

Bronx Health Centers
1543-1545 Inwood Avenue; 2510 Westchester Avenue; 459 East 149th Street

Brooklyn Health Centers
2412 Church Avenue; 803 Sterling Place; 1669 Bedford Avenue

Staten Island Health Centers
57 Bay Street
(posted 9/22/2017)

Per Diem Child Psychiatrist
J.E. and Z.B. Butler Center for Children and Families, Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center, University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY
The Butler Center for Children and Families is seeking an attending psychiatrist who will provide evaluation and medication management for some of the patients with behavioral health problems. The attending will participate in Quality Improvement (QI) monthly meetings and take charge of QI monitors that include medication. The attending will also consult with therapists.

The clinic serves patients 3 to 18 years and their families, with an emphasis on treating PTSD and anxiety disorders. The modalities of treatment include individual, family and group interventions. The clinic’s therapists are certified in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Tf-CBT) and also offer parent-child psychotherapy, Alternative for families (Af-CBT), Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS) and concurrent groups for parents and children with problematic sexual behaviors or PSB-CBT.

The Butler Center is a training site for psychologists, social workers, medical students, residents and nurse practitioners.
Eligible for faculty position at Montefiore Medical Center.
Contact Dr. Rachel Sheffet at (718) 920-4485
Email: rsheffet@montefiore.org
Lynn Hamberg at (718) 920-6429

(posted 9/9/2017; rev'd 12/4/2017) 

Graham Windham
Hudson, NY

About Graham Windham
In full partnership with families & communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference to children, youth and families affected by abuse, neglect and delinquency by providing each child we serve with a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world. With over 600 full-time employees serving children and families in multiple programs throughout Westchester County, Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem, Graham Windham provides an exciting & enriching work experience.

Graham Windham is one of the first organizations in the New York City to implement Solution -Based Casework (SBC). Solution -Based Casework helps children and families to be the solution to the seemingly insurmountable problems in their lives, from generational cycles of poverty, abuse, and neglect to unemployment, domestic violence, and severe health problems. By recognizing and reinforcing their innate strengths and ability to cope, we at Graham Windham empower them to take the lead in making change in their lives.

Our Treatment Philosophy
Given the frequency of serious life stressors and trauma in the lives of the children and families we serve, we believe that effective treatment services are an essential part of quality child welfare practice, which when thoughtfully and effectively implemented plays a critical role in advancing safe permanency for our children and youth.

About the Position
Graham Windham seeks an experienced Psychiatrist to provide direct medication and evaluation treatment to children and youth at our Residential Treatment Center. The Psychiatrist will collaborate with RTC staff, youth and parents to ensure the highest quality, diagnostic and treatment planning for our youth.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Perform psychiatric evaluations, assessments and medication management weekly.
  • Meet regularly with clinical staff to review treatments and outcomes.
  • Act as a collaborator with the agency Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and all medical staff.
  • Review and authorize treatment plans.
  • Contact pharmacists and insurance providers and advocate for medication when necessary.
  • When medication is warranted the psychiatrist must:
  • Obtain and review all bloodwork/labs and, when necessary an EKG before prescribing.
  • Obtain informed consent of the medical consenter (i.e. parent) before prescribing.
  • Educate staff, youth and parents on treatment
  • Review recent physical.
  • Regularly monitor blood pressure and weight.
  • The psychiatrist should adhere to the standard of prescribing the lowest number of medications necessary using the most effective doses. 
  • Work from the frameworks of practice (Solution Based Casework and Collaborative Problem Solving) utilized at the RTC.
  • Provide guidance and treatment decisions, placement recommendations and discharge planning
  • Collaborate with external providers to follow-up on child or youth treatment particularly when youth are admitted for acute psychiatric or respite treatment.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Must be a Licensed Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
2. Must possess NYS prescriptive rights.
Please direct inquiries to Raven Waterman, watermanr@graham-windham.org or to apply/more information, go to: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=g-w&jobId=45823&lang=en_US&source=CC3 (posted 8/7/2017)