End Date: 6/30/2023
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Physician
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
ChristianaCare is seeking a full-time BE/BC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our dynamic and expanding Pediatric Behavioral Health team. This psychiatrist will provide consultation-liaison services to our pediatric patients on medical floors and support behavioral health needs at our newly opened Pediatric Center.
The ChristianaCare Pediatric Care Center (PCC) is a 14-bed, family-focused hybrid unit (urgent/emergent and inpatient care) serving children ages 0-18 in the Women's & Children's Center for Health on the Newark campus. This Center will transform pediatric care at ChristianaCare, providing both improved access to acute pediatric-centered care and expanding the breadth of pediatric services for the surrounding communities. The populations we plan to serve include the following:
6,400 newborns born annually at Women's & Children's
21,000 ambulatory care pediatric patients in the ChristianaCare network
13,000+ employee families
10,000-15,000 children evaluated annually in our adult Emergency Departments
Close collaboration with pediatric hospitalist, psychologist and social workers to provide multi-disciplinary care to pediatric patients.
Opportunity to participate in psychiatry residency program, Supervision and mentoring of residents , participate in broad array of scholarly activities, lectures/ teaching to residents , participation in journal clubs and interdisciplinary teaching to team members.
Excellent work life balance with 8am - 4:30pm work hours, 1:8 call schedule, and generous weekend call pay in addition to base salary and annual incentive bonus.
BE/BC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Eligible for license in Delaware
Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:
You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.
Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.
Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.
Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.
Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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