Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists (Hospitalist & Outpatient)
Children's National Hospital
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Mental Health/Social Services
Hospital, Public and Private
2 openings available.
Internal Number: CNH2
Position Summary: Two Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist positions are available.
Hospitalist Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is responsible for the care of patients in the inpatient unit, as well as research, educational and advocacy initiatives as determined by the Division Chief and/or the Center leadership. We want individuals interested in a career as a psychiatric hospitalist, consult or emergency psychiatrist to apply. Experience in either area during fellowship or beyond is a plus.
Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is responsible for the care of outpatients, as well as research, educational and advocacy initiatives as determined by the Division Chief and/or the Center leadership. Interest in eating disorders and autism is a plus.
Required Skills/Knowledge: Knowledge of current principles, methods, and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care. Ability to function independently in evaluating patient problems and developing a plan for patient care. Ability to incorporate ethical concepts into patient care and discuss these with the patient, family, and other members of the health care team. Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. Demonstrates a personal commitment to Continuing Medical Education and remains current on the developments and progress in his/her subspecialty. Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care.
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) or Medical Doctor (M.D.)
Completion of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
Specific Requirements and Preferences:
Medical degree from an accredited medical school.
Fully licensed and credentialed attending staff category physician on the medical staff of Children’s National Hospital.
Board certified in General Psychiatry.
Board certified or board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Children's National Hospital is ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We're ranked #1 for newborns and we're the best pediatric hospital for neurology and neurosurgery in the Mid-Atlantic. What's more, we ranked in all 10 specialties, with top 10 honors in neurology and neurosurgery, cancer, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery, and diabetes and endocrinology. This recognition of our commitment to bringing health and well-being to all children continues to inspire our teams.
As home to the Children’s National Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National receives more than 70% of its research funding from federal agencies, including 60% from the National Institutes of Health.
In 2019, the HSC Health Care System became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Children's National. It has a health plan, pediatric specialty hospital, home health agency, rehabilitative therapy centers and parent foundation that combine to serve people with complex healthcare needs and eliminate barriers to health services.
We’re recognized as committed advocates for children on local, state and federal health policy.... In fact, we’re often the first at the table when pediatric healthcare legislation is being developed.