Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Merritt Hawkins
Phoenix, Arizona
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

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Full Time
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Job Description & Requirements
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Arizona
StartDate: ASAP

The Division of Psychiatry at Phoenix Children's Hospital is seeking a full-time child and adolescent psychiatrist to join a nationally ranked children's hospital and integrated pediatric healthcare system. The successful candidate will provide inpatient psychiatric care for children with complex medical and psychiatric problems. You'll join a rapidly growing team of board-certified psychiatrists, advanced nurse practitioners, and mental health therapists. The new psychiatrist will have the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals at Phoenix Children's Hospital and Barrow Neurological Institute for interdisciplinary care, research, and participation in educational programs for medical students, child neurology/general psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows. Faculty appointment is commensurate with experience.

Opportunity Highlights
  • Excellent work-life balance – 7 days on/7 days off – 26 weeks off per year
  • Get in on the ground floor of the expansion of the psychiatry program
  • Opportunity to invest and help implement the sanctuary-trauma informed care model on the inpatient unit
  • Potential for a mixture of clinical, education, and research opportunities if desired
  • Work alongside dynamic and dedicated providers who care for children and families
  • Participate in educational programs for medical students, child neurology, general psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellows
  • Mission and values organization with best-in-class pediatric specialists working together
  • Nationally ranked in 10 children's specialties by US News & World Report
  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Community Highlights — Live and Work in Beautiful Phoenix!
The fifth-largest city in the nation, Phoenix is a sun-soaked "desert metropolis" with plenty of amenities and a stunning, rugged, southwest landscape. Situated in the Sonoran Desert, our practice location is surrounded by mountains. The Salt River cuts through the heart of the city and offers myriad outside activities.
  • Overall grade of A- and named a best place to live in Arizona (Niche)
  • Enjoy year-round sunshine and warm temperatures
  • 200 city parks and 200 miles of trails for a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, or hot air balloon rides
  • Numerous golf courses and a wide variety of sports and recreational activities
  • International airport in town for travel ease
  • Outstanding educational opportunities with public and private elementary, middle, and high schools, and multiple higher education institutions
  • Breathtaking scenery all around, including South Mountain Park, Camelback Mountain, and Desert Botanical Garden
  • Convenient access to California, Mexico, Lake Mead, and Las Vegas

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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