Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Westbrook, Maine
May 25, 2022
Req #: 157323
Position Type

If you’re a Psychiatrist with a passion for helping children and adolescents, we want to speak with you!

Great things happen for Psychiatrists like you who seek to put patients first. They find themselves at MaineHealth, Maine’s largest integrated health system. Join us and you will also find supportive, collaborative colleagues; strong patient/provider relationships; and comprehensive resources and advanced technologies, including fully integrated Epic EMR. Plus, you will experience the exceptional and rewarding lifestyle only Maine can offer.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a member of MaineHealth, seeks an inpatient Child Psychiatrist to join our team in Westbrook, Maine. The Psychiatrist will join Spring Harbor Hospital, the flagship inpatient hospital of Maine Behavioral Healthcare. The children's unit teaches skills in self-regulation, program development, and works regularly with families and community-based providers. The physician will work with a multidisciplinary team including social work, nursing, occupational therapy, discharge planning, and utilization review specialists. The physician will work with a team of experienced and passionate professionals, and will report to the Medical Director. The ideal candidate will have a passion for treating children and adolescents in an inpatient setting. 


  • MD/DO degree
  • Board eligible/board certified in Child Psychiatry
  • Experience in clinical treatment for the population is preferred
  • Interest in teaching and/or clinical research preferred
  • Licensure in the State of Maine required prior to start date
  • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, forecasting, analytical skills, and maturity required to work in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequent change
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required


  • A collaborative, innovative, and passionate team
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Teaching opportunities to work with medical students, residents, and fellow
  • Opportunities to work with families


  • Provide psychiatric services for clinic patients
  • Work with the clinic team to develop effective, multidisciplinary treatment plans
  • Model and teach treatment strategies for residents and fellows
  • Attend team meetings regularly to review patient progress
  • Work with the medical director to refine the clinic treatment model
  • Maintain medical records in accordance with MBH policy
  • Make available clinical data for research purposes as needed and performs research assessments as requested
  • Perform clinical rating measures as part of the standard clinic/program routine (Parent rating scales, etc.)
  • Use of electronic medical record (EPIC)


Spring Harbor Hospital sits on the border of Westbrook and Portland. Portland, Maine, was rated by HGTV as the 8th best city to live in the U.S. Portland and the surrounding communities offer nationally-recognized restaurants and breweries, a historic and scenic downtown area, and short drives to numerous beaches and wooded trails. The Portland area is truly a desirable place to live and work for people who enjoy proximity to city life as well as the great outdoors. 

To apply or learn more.
If your focus is on medical excellence, our focus is on you. To apply for or learn more about this position, please send your CV and inquiry to Dillon Reno at: or call: 207-661-4790

Additional Information
MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at:

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

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