Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist

  • MaineGeneral Health
  • Augusta, ME
  • Apr 17, 2020
Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist 40 Edmund Ervin Pediatric Center 6 East Chestnut Augusta, Maine, 04330 United States To enhance, every day, the health of our patients, our families and our communities. Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist The Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center (EEPC) at MaineGeneral Health is seeking a full-time, Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our innovative, inter-disciplinary team dedicated to providing a full range of specialized services to children and families. You would join a team that includes developmental/behavioral pediatricians, child psychologists, clinical social workers and occupational, physical and speech therapists. Details and Requirements: Assume responsibility for the provision of comprehensive child psychiatry services, including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, and counseling and education of patients and families. Participate as the medical consultant in multi-disciplinary team evaluations, as needed. Maintain collaborative working relationships with other providers and staff, attending patient care meetings, communicating relevant and needed information, participating in patient rounds with other health team members and providing direction for others in the care of patients as needed. Work with our partner primary care medical practices to provide integrated care to our patients. Must be board certified or eligible for certification in Child Psychiatry BLS for Healthcare Provider required within three months of hire Must be licensed or immediately license-eligible in Maine with an active DEA number Benefits include: Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance Educational loan repayment program Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance and days off to attend conferences Relocation assistance About the Pediatric Center: Since opening in 1958, the EEPC has provided comprehensive interdisciplinary assessments and therapeutic interventions for a range of childhood difficulties including speech, motor, emotional and behavioral. In addition to developmental assessments, our staff provides comprehensive assessments of the medical and behavioral needs of children entering temporary state protective custody. Located in Augusta, Maine's state capital, our staff are very involved in programs that help develop medical and mental health policy. The psychiatrist will have the opportunity to work with graduate students, medical students and family medicine residents. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic, are encouraged to apply.