Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine, are conducting a search for an outstanding child psychiatrist to join the Division of Autism and Related Disabilities.
Our Child Psychiatrist will focus on providing clinical care and pediatric psychopharmacology, but will also have opportunities to support research and to provide supervision of allied clinicians and clinical training for students. Child Psychiatrists work as part of an interdisciplinary team of providers to conduct medical and developmental evaluations as well as provide follow-up care on an outpatient basis. The Center values excellence in patient-centered care and will be looking for a person who is successful in effectively communicating with patients, families and colleagues. Our emphasis on providing empirically supported assessments and interventions rests upon a fundamental commitment to provide the best care for the greatest number of patients possible, and thus we take seriously the responsible stewardship of time and resources. Clinicians enjoy the opportunity to learn from interdisciplinary collaboration and to disseminate cutting edge technologies and models of clinical service delivery emerging from the synergies of active translational research in clinical context.
Successful candidates will be well trained in child psychiatry and will have a history of commitment to serving children with autism and their families. The position requires that candidates be license-eligible to practice as a physician in the state of Georgia. Faculty affiliation or appointment in the Emory University Department of Pediatrics is possible, depending on qualifications of the candidate. This position is also available as an employed physician as part of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
MD/DO; BE or BC Child Psychiatrist
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Marcus--psychiatrist
About Children's Healthcare of Atlanta + Marcus Autism Center
About Marcus Autism Center
Marcus Autism Center is a not-for-profit organization and subsidiary of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta that treats more than 5,500 children with autism and related disorders a year.
As one of the largest autism centers in the U.S. and one of only five National Institutes of Health (NIH) Autism Centers of Excellence, Marcus Autism Center offers families access to the latest research, comprehensive evaluations and intensive behavior treatments. With the help of research grants, community support and government funding, Marcus Autism Center aims to maximize the potential of children with autism today and transform the nature of autism for future generations.
About Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. Our specialized care helps children get better faster and live healthier lives. Managing more than half a million patient visits annually at three hospitals and 24 neighborhood locations, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the coun...try.
Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S.News & World Report. With generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s has made an impact in the lives of children in Georgia, the U.S. and throughout the world.