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NEW BEDFORD, MA--We are looking for a Child Psychiatrist for our Outpatient Mental Health clinic. This is a full-time 40 hour position. The Child Psychiatrist will provide each client with quality psychiatric services as deemed appropriate by the Medical Director. The psychiatrist is a non-exempt medical professional who actively supports and implements the established treatment goals and principles of the agency. The psychiatrist will treat children, adolescent and adults within the context of recognizable and sound medical standards. S/he is directly responsible to the Medical Director.

Job Code: Psy1

Qualifications:
Licensed to practice psychiatry in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board-Certified or board eligible before the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
MD degree; Board eligible as a Child Psychiatrist
Must be available to work on-call within a rotating schedule

Responsibilities:
The following responsibilities are not meant to be all inclusive and may be adjusted to meet the agencys needs.

Evaluate psychiatric, neurological and psychopharmacological status of clients
Participate in the development of client diagnoses and behaviorally oriented treatment plans
Prescribe and supervise psychopharmacology
Evaluate clients for hospitalization
Participate in multidisciplinary team and Continuous Quality Improvement Committee
Develop policies and protocols for pharmacological procedures
Participate in planning and development of psychiatric and mental health services within a managed care framework
Provide emergency and crisis intervention services
Be available for consultation when needed, to staff and other service providers
Assess and refer, where appropriate, non-psychiatric health problems
Provide Psychiatric evaluation and consultation for 9 children in the 24 hour program (Community Based Acute Treatment) CBAT
Attend weekly Peer Review meetings
Provide training to staff

Benefits include

4 weeks of vacation
1 week for CME
Sick time
Personal time - 8 hours accrued in January, 8 hours accrued in July to be used by the end of the year
Medical Plan Harvard Pilgrim through Health Plans
Dental Plan Reliance
Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA
Holidays 11 paid Standard holidays
401K
Life Insurance Reliance - employer paid
Long-term Disability - employer paid


Please submit resume to jobs@cfservices.org. Visit our website: www.child-familyservices.org.
Child & Family Services is one of the largest Mental Health Providers in Southeastern Massachusetts and has been servicing the community since 1843. Our mission is "...to heal and strengthen the lives of children and families."

We have 20 different programs that offer a variety of Mental Health, Emergency Services and Counseling Programs at over 11 sites throughout the state serving over 18,000 clients yearly.

We are a comprehensive agency offering a wide range of counseling and community support services. These include specialty clinics, individual, group and family therapy, psychological testing, psychiatric consultation, adoption services and community youth support. Child & Family Services' commitment is to serve the community with the highest respect and professionalism.