ChristianaCare Behavioral Health is searching for a full-time Child and Adolescent psychiatrist to work with our growing team of psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice clinicians and LCSW's to expand our services to children, adolescents and families in the communities we serve. Our behavioral health outpatient facilities are located in Wilmington Hospital and in Christiana Hospital. ChristianaCare is one of the most highly respected behavioral health centers in the Brandywine Valley focused on integrating and coordinating health care delivery with community, federal, state and local behavioral health providers to achieve the highest quality outcomes and an effective holistic patient care.
Take an integrated approach to overseeing the management of child and adolescent patients that involves family support, medication and consultation with other professionals from within ChristianaCare and the local community.
Directly participate in training our own residents, medical students and ancillary staff in the understanding and management of child and adolescent patients.
Participate in organization and department quality improvement teams and interface with service lines throughout the organization to provide behavioral health interventions.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates must be BC/BE in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and eligible for license in the state of DE.
ChristianaCare: ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 11th among hospitals on the East Coast. Christiana Care is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is a major academic health system with two hospital campuses (1,100 beds) and more than 250 medical-dental residents and fellows. Christiana is home to Delaware's only Level 1 trauma center and is recognized as a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services.
Awards and Recognition include:
For the second year in a row ChristianaCare was placed on Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
Listed in the 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics and one of 17 U.S. hospitals to earn the prestigious Everest Award; an award that honors hospitals that have achieved the highest current performance and fastest long term improvement over five years.
Living in the Delaware Valley: Due to its location working for ChristianaCare offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Maryland. Philadelphia International Airport and Amtrak's main East Coast line provide national and international accessibility. One third of the nation's population and income is within a 350-mile radius of Wilmington, Delaware and is home to approximately 72,000 residents of diverse backgrounds. Delaware and surrounding areas offer wonderful restaurants and regional cultural activities; close proximity to major sporting events; excellent schools and urban and suburban housing options. Within a two hour drive or train ride you can be in a popular beach resort in Delaware, New Jersey or Maryland, on the slopes in the Pocono mountains or spending a day or weekend in New York City or Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: JR51365
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.