Join Growing Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Team in Philadelphia with Acadia Healthcare

Philadelphia, PA

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Acadia Healthcare

Belmont Behavioral Hospital has been collaborating with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to address pediatric crisis intervention services in the city of Philadelphia.

About the Position:

  • The 1st psychiatrist will be an Adolescent/Adult Psychiatrist to provide medical and health services for all inpatients of Belmont, by coordinating medication administration, evaluations and mental health assessments.
  • Although it is not a requirement, a preference will be considered for adult psychiatrists who are interested in seeing some older adolescents as well as Child & Adolescents psychiatrists interested in seeing some adult patients as needed.
  • We have a competitive base salary in addition to coverage and productivity bonuses.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts mental health evaluations
  • Meets regularly with other staff to review patient progress and maintains required patient documentation including medication records, forms, health information and incident reports
  • Provides psychiatric consultation when requested
  • Provides individual therapy, family therapy and or medication management, as needed for patients under his/her care
  • Leads the multidisciplinary treatment team

Call or email Andy.Diffenbaugh@acadiahealthcare.com

About Acadia Healthcare

As a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the United States and Puerto Rico, Acadia Healthcare operates 227 treatment facilities across 40 states. Our network of treatment facilities offers multiple levels of care for various behavioral health and substance use disorders. At Acadia, our primary goal is to meet patients where they’re at in their treatment process. We do this by providing a multitude of levels of care, including detoxification, residential treatment for addiction, residential treatment for dual diagnosis, acute psychiatric inpatient hospitalization, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services, and an array of outpatient programming options, ranging from partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) and intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) to traditional outpatient services. Our expansive network of treatment facilities creates greater access to care, reduces the stigma associated with mental illness and addiction, and offers those in our communities a safe environment in which to receive the treatment they need.


Posted September 1, 2021