Amityville, New York
Apr 07, 2022
Position Type

Northwell Health is recruiting a full-time BE/BC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Service Line at South Oaks Hospital. We are seeking a highly motivated practitioner with outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills who is able to work collaboratively with other clinical professionals.

This is a truly unique opportunity to join the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Service Line – a three-unit, inpatient service that provides comprehensive pediatric care for children ages 5-12 and adolescents ages 13-17. Our care team is multidisciplinary consisting of child and adolescent psychiatrists, nurses, pharmacists, psychiatric attendants, social workers, as well as recreational, music, and art therapists. Responsibilities include psychiatric evaluations, evidence-based treatments including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), development of recommendations for continued care, and medical student education. Our team is responsive to the unique needs of children and adolescents and focused on empowering them to manage their symptoms, attain personal goals, and function effectively when they re-enter the community.

South Oaks Hospital is a 202-bed behavioral health hospital located on the Nassau/Suffolk border of Long Island. For well over a century, we have established a local and national reputation for delivering high quality and compassionate care, crisis management, treatment, and recovery services. Our extensive range of services for children, teens, and adults focuses on improving our patients’ functioning at home, work, and school, and in their relationships with family, friends, and others. Our inpatient services include child, adolescent ,and adult units, as well as substance use disorder treatments, including services tailored for healthcare professionals dealing with addictions. Our outpatient services include comprehensive behavioral services for young people ages 5 to 21, an adolescent partial hospitalization program, and treatment for substance use disorders for adolescents and adults.   

Benefits at Northwell Health include: 

  • Nationally competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Four weeks’ vacation plus paid conference/CME time
  • Academic appointment in Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Advanced education opportunities
  • College Tuition reimbursement for dependent children

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities, and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do from education to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being.

Diversity and inclusion permeate our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receive training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement, and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

Qualified candidates should forward their CV to Victoria DiCanio at: and Alice Perkins at:


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