Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (Outpatient or Inpatient)

Southcentral Pennsylvania
$245,000 - $265,000
Sep 01, 2017
Position Type

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We are a non profit behavioral healthcare organization offering a continuum of compassionate, caring services for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults in south central Pennsylvania. We have 27 mental health offices throughout LancasterLebanonDauphin, and York counties. WellSpan Philhaven's extensive expertise is applied to the challenge of ensuring high quality and cost effective services. We strive to provide individuals and their families with the skills and resources needed to live healthy, fulfilled lives within their families and communities. WellSpan Philhaven is seeking two full-time, inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists for our established 34-bed unit in Mt. Gretna, PA. This is an opportunity to join the country's largest non-profit behavioral health care organization with strong support from leadership. WellSpan Health is a top rated, integrated health system with a focus on a high quality patient care.

About the Practice

  • Join one fellowship-trained child and adolescent psychiatrist
  • Shared weeknight call 1:10 by phone
  • Shared weekend call with additional pay
  • Spend five hours a day on inpatient duties
  • Typically manage 12-14 patients per day (35 patient hours/week is full-time)
  • Manage admissions, discharges, medication management, team meetings, treatment planning
  • Spend three hours in an outpatient setting
  • Ability to add hours to increase base pay


  • $265,000 Guaranteed salary w/ weeknight call
  • Sign-on bonus $25,000 and educational loan repayment $80,000
  • Voluntary paid weekend call
  • Five Weeks of time off + six holidays
  • Health, life, and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match
  • Medical malpractice insurance and tail coverage
  • Continuing Medical Education stipend
  • Paid Relocation
  • Physician-led medical group 


  • Conveniently located 45 minutes north of Baltimore and 90 minutes west of Philadelphia
  • Water activities along the Susquehanna River
  • Abundant outdoor and cultural activities including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking, water sports, farmers markets, and downtown access to a 42-mile recreation trail 
  • Family-oriented community, with excellent schools, low cost of living, and low crime rates 

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