Spring Harbor Hospital, a division of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is seeking a Child Psychiatrist to focus on the Autism & Developmental Disorders population. This is an exciting opportunity for an academically-inclined child psychiatrist to join a growing, nationally-recognized treatment and research program for this population.
This position will report to Matthew Siegel, M.D., Director of the Developmental Disorders Program of Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a leader in the field of developmental disorders. This position is half time as an attending child psychiatrist for the Spring Harbor Hospital Developmental Disorders unit, a nationally recognized, evidence-based treatment unit. The child psychiatrist will join an expert multi-disciplinary inpatient team in the care of children with developmental disorders and co-occurring behavioral health challenges. Multiple clinical research studies are being performed through the inpatient unit, producing a rich learning environment, in addition to a bi-weekly DD case conference and access to a multi-level system of care for DD youth. This position joins our group of 3 child psychiatrists specializing in the population, together serving an exciting and growing program.
The inpatient position can be paired with up to half time of outpatient child and adult psychiatry at our Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders (CADD), or at our MBH general outpatient child psychiatry clinic. The individual will also have the opportunity to join our autism research team.
Candidates will have an Assistant/Associate Professor Faculty appointment at Tufts School of Medicine, and the opportunity to teach Residents and Fellows. Experience with, or a desire to specialize in, the DD population is required.
Competitive salary and strong benefits package including 1 week of paid CME time and $3,500 CME allowance. Weekend day-time on-call frequency is 1:9-10 weekends (total of 5 times a year). M.D./D.O. and BE/BC required. Further information on the Developmental Disorders Program can be seen at:
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