Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Lebanon, New Hampshire
Nov 19, 2023
Position Type
Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center- Lebanon, NH

The Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking an Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our faculty at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center located in beautiful northern New England.

In this role, you will provide comprehensive, family and person-centered outpatient behavioral health consultation and pediatric consultation liaison care for child and adolescents. In addition to providing direct clinical care, supervision of training clinics for child psychiatry trainees and residents in psychiatry will be included and opportunities for research, quality improvement projects and service innovation will be available.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled clinician and enthusiastic teacher, with a strong interest and experience in outpatient and/or consult liaison child and adolescent psychiatry. Candidates should be board certified (or eligible) in Psychiatry and fellowship trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The clinical work will occur at the Medical Center campus in Lebanon, NH, with some potential for supervising Fellows in a local community mental health center. There are also potential opportunities to transition into leadership positions, such as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Director Role and/or Lead Physician for Child Outpatient Services.

Dartmouth Health is highly dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive group of faculty, staff, and trainees to meet the vast needs of our community and patient populations. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with and care for individuals from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and/or individuals from lower income backgrounds. We invite applicants to state in their cover letter how their professional and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth Health's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What Dartmouth Health has to offer you:
  • Inclusive and collegial environment and referrals
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and relocation
  • Dedicated CME time and funds
  • Established patient base

What New England has to offer you:
  • Unmatched quality of life
  • Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and airports
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean
  • Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming
  • No sales or state income tax!

The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry, and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Cancer Center, the Dartmouth Children's Hospital; 4 affiliated hospitals, and 30 ambulatory clinics across the region.

Lebanon and its neighbor Hanover, home to Dartmouth College, rest in the Upper Valley of the Connecticut River, a national heritage river with plenty of room for canoeing, kayaking, rowing, and fishing. The area's abundant ski areas, including the Dartmouth Skiway in Lyme, NH, provide both Nordic and Alpine skiing only minutes from your door. Excellent local schools benefit from the cultural offerings of Dartmouth College's Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art, as well as the Lebanon Opera House and Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT. The Dartmouth Coach bus line connects the Upper Valley to Boston, MA, and New York City with daily roundtrip service. The Maine Coast, New Hampshire's legendary White Mountains, Burlington, VT, and Montreal, QC are all within a few hours' drive.

Cover Letters should be addressed to:

Jennifer McLaren, MD
Section Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Required Licensure/Certifications

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
  • Must obtain and maintain a medical license in the states of New Hampshire and Vermont

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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