Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic Inpatient Psychiatrist. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.
Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children's Hospital.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Children's Hospital New Orleans (CHNOLA) is recruiting an attending inpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist to be part of our team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, music and activity therapists, and other multidisciplinary team members. Duties will include assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of children and youth ages 6 to 17 years in our 51 bed acute care inpatient psychiatry unit. Expertise in psychopharacology, psychotherapies appropriate for acutely ill youth during short term hospitalizations, psychoeducation, and family systems work is desired. Successful candidates should be comfortable partnering with pediatricians, community mental health providers, other care facilities, third party payers, government and child advocacy agencies for optimal discharge planning and continuity in systems of care. The inpatient units are in a new freestanding building on the campus of Children's Hospital New Orleans which just opened in April 2020. Referrals come from the medical and emergency departments of CHNOLA, New Orleans, and surrounding areas throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South.
Education and training of all mental health disciplines are integral to the CHNOLA mission. We are the main inpatient training site for the child and adolescent psychiatry fellowships, triple board, general psychiatry residents and medical students at Louisiana State and Tulane Universities. In addition, inpatient psychiatrists work with students from other disciplines and their supervisors daily. Successful candidates will have academic appointments at both LSU and Tulane, and all academic endeavors are valued and encouraged. Career development according to the specific interests and abilities of the psychiatrist will be encounraged.
Attending call responsibilities are shared with a large team of other faculty child and adolescent psychiatrists.
As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family. For more information please go to www.chnola.org.
Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Required: MD or DO degree, completion of accredited general psychiatry residency and two year child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, ABPN certifications in general, child and adolescent psychiatry
Required: 5 years post-fellowship
Preferred: 5-10 years post-fellowship
Required: Eligible for Louisiana state medical license; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification in general, child, and adolescent psychiatry
Internal Number: 40753
About Children's Hospital New Orleans
Children’s Hospital is a proud member of LCMC Health, a local, not-for-profit healthcare system. Children’s Hospital and LCMC Health are committed to creating a positive work environment and providing our employees with the experience and support to grow and be successful. At Children's Hospital, the regional leader in pediatric care, our employees care for every child as their own. We are dedicated to having the best employees that are focused on the care and experience our patients and their families receive.