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The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) in New York is seeking two(2) psychiatrists who will provide Psychiatric Services to juvenile delinquents in the Highlands Residential Center. The Psychiatrists are responsible for completing psychiatric evaluations, prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications, and collaborating with OCFS staff in the management and treatment of residents with mental health needs. The incumbent may also need to provide telepsychiatry services at the discretion of the OCFS. 

Job Quick Facts:
  •  Profession: Physician
  •  Specialty: Psychiatry
  •  Location: Highland, NY
  •  Service Setting: Inpatient
  •  Coverage Type: Scheduled Clinical Hours Only
  •  Job Type: Contract
  •  Start Date: 12/1/2021
  •  Contract Length: 3 Years
  •  Shift Schedule: 624 hours per year (approximately 52 hours per month)
  •  Compensation: $165 - $175 per hour
  •  Population: male adjudicated juvenile delinquents ages of 14 and 18

Minimum Qualifications:
  •  Active NY License
  •  BE/BC in General Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  •  Satisfactory Reference Check
  •  One (1) year of professional experience providing psychiatric services to children and adolescents
  •  Experience working in a juvenile justice setting or with a juvenile justice population is also preferred


Highland, NY 12528
Full Time, Locum Tenens, Per Diem, Temporary
Doctorate (MD / DO)

Published on 01/15/2022

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