Attending Adult Inpatient Psychiatrist

Bronx, New York
Jul 26, 2020
Position Type
In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx our teams handle more than 156,000 outpatient visits, more than 50,000 emergency room visits and more than 7,500 admissions annually in the 232-bed facility. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.


The department of Psychiatry has 70 adult and geriatric acute inpatient beds, a partial hospital program, Psychiatric emergency and consultation-liaison services, an adult ambulatory practice, and a community-based assertive community treatment program. The department employs evidenced-based best practices in providing the highest quality care to its patients, in a patient-centered approach that is respectful of their individuality, culture, and community.

The inpatient service has an opening for an Attending Psychiatrist. We provide opportunities for leadership/ teaching/learning with an ideal mix of academics and clinical service. You will also enjoy a comfortable and cordial work environment, and receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package. There are opportunities for additional paid sessional work, but there is no mandatory on-call requirement.
  • Responsibilities will include:
    • The staff Psychiatrist will have responsibility for clinical and educational activities on a 24-bed acute adult inpatient unit, including participation in a multidisciplinary treatment team.
    • Direct supervision of Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychiatric PA staff and Medical Students
    • Participation in all activities related to clinical care and documentation of care, performance improvement, regulatory compliance, and student supervision, education & training
    • Participate in our innovative integrative care activities


    • Eligible for license in the state of NY
    • ABMS Board Certified or Board eligible
    • Graduated from ACGME or AOA approved training program
    • Completion of an approved Psychiatry residency program
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • 2 years of satisfactory full-time paid clinical experience in psychiatric practice.
    • Superior clinical, Diagnostic, interpersonal/communication and team-building skills.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • You will receive:
    • A very competitive salary
    • An excellent benefits package
    • An Academic Appointment at AECOM
    • Opportunities for Departmental Representation via hospital committee work
    • Opportunities for Leadership Education
    • Opportunities for Research

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