Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Location
Hollywood, Florida 33021
Posted
Jan 09, 2021
Ref
FY20-67
Specialty
Psychiatry
Telehealth
No
Position Type
Permanent

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division is recruiting for a BE/BC child and adolescent psychiatrist. Qualified candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited fellowship indicating advanced training in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Qualified candidates will be integral to the growth and expansion of the Division. Development of inpatient psychiatric services is a key feature of this position, and will focus on rotation as attending on the inpatient child and adolescent psychiatric unit. The inpatient unit boasts a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, pharmacists, therapists, nurses, and behavioral technicians. This position will also provide consultation and liaison psychiatry services to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital medical subspecialties, including active heart transplant and advanced heart failure programs, end stage renal disease and kidney transplant programs, hematology/oncology, diabetes and gender-based endocrinology, and cystic fibrosis. Multidisciplinary collaboration with the Department of Pediatric Psychology, and a broad psychosocial team including art and music therapy, child life, education, and social work provide further programmatic support to the successful candidate. This position also includes opportunities to contribute to the growth of the division's outpatient practice.

The successful candidate will work closely with a team of established child and adolescent psychiatrists, and report to the Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division. In addition to the growing Memorial Healthcare System (MHS) Department of Psychiatry and new Psychiatry Residency Program, MHS plans to develop an ACGME-accredited Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training program. Opportunities for research exist and are encouraged.

This is a full-time employed position with the multispecialty Memorial Physician Group. The position offers a competitive benefit and compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience. Professional malpractice and medical liability are covered under sovereign immunity.

About Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH) is a 226-bed free-standing children’s hospital located in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida. As one of six hospitals in one of the largest public health systems in the country, Memorial Healthcare System, JDCH delivers nearly 14,000 babies per year and has 132 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit beds in three of its hospitals. Memorial also has three pediatric emergency departments.

JDCH has robust high-risk and congenital programs including a US News and World Report ranked pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery Program, one of only two in the state who do heart transplants. JDCH’s Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine program ranked by US News as number one in Florida and is one of the largest programs in the southeastern United States.

JDCH serves over 375,000 children per year and our services continue to grow with our new specialty center/ambulatory surgery center in Palm Beach County. JDCH combines leading-edge clinical excellence with a child- and family-friendly environment that emphasizes the Power of Play. JDCH offers a comprehensive range of healthcare services – delivered with kindness, dedication and compassion.

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