Child Psychiatrist

Metairie, Louisiana
Jun 07, 2019
Jul 07, 2019
Position Type

Want to provide quality care in a collaborative, integrative healthcare setting? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced child psychiatrist to join a team dedicated to the protection and promotion of each patient’s recovery. JeffCare, a program of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority, is a Federally Qualified Health Center with two sites in East Jefferson and West Jefferson. This position requires no call or weekend work, offers a generous benefits package, and is located in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.


  • Provides medical leadership for treatment team
  • Performs evaluations, makes diagnoses and provides medication management for children and adolescents with an emotional or behavioral disorder
  • Provides counseling and education to individuals served and their families
  • Completes concurrent documentation in electronic health record
  • Participates in morning huddles and provides relevant consultation and education to treatment team members

Qualifications & Skills

  • Licensure as a Medical Doctor through the Louisiana Board of State Medical Examiners
  • Highly skilled in the implementation and delivery of behavioral health services
  • Experience and/or familiarity with medication-assisted treatment (Suboxone) and has or is willing to obtain a DATA Waiver to prescribe Suboxone
  • Valid DEA assigned number
  • High ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Focus on improving health outcomes by using best practices, ingenuity, and strong analytical skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to communicate and interact effectively at different levels with different audiences
  • Commitment to helping people achieve their wellness goals
  • Ability to provide care in a culturally competent way and consistently treat all with dignity and respect

Other Position Details

  • Full/part-time positions available
  • Competitive salary/rate
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Paid training and continuing medical education opportunities available
  • Position may qualify for public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) program for student loan debt
  • If full-time:
  • Paid annual and sick leave (in addition to at least 10 paid official state holidays)
  • 401K
  • Health insurance

Apply for this position by submitting a resume to by July 8, 2019.