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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program Psychiatrists - NYC

Job Description - Psychiatrist


One of the largest not-for-profit home & community based healthcare organizations in United States. They have over 125 years legacy of serving the needs of New Yorkers, promoting health and well-being of patients and their families by providing high-quality, compassionate care in their homes and communities.

Since 1986, their division of Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) has provided mental health care to people in New York City who suffer from mental illness and substance abuse disorders. CMHS is built on the tradition of leadership in public health and community outreach, while utilizing three key elements of community mental health outreach:

  • Outreach: Services are usually provided at home or in the community
  • Multidisciplinary teams: Social Workers, Social Work Assistants, Peer Specialists, Psychiatric Nurses, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, and Psychiatrists
  • Biopsychosocial model: All services are clinically oriented and based on assessment of each client’s multi-system needs

Today CMHS:

  • Is one of the largest mental health care providers in the United States devoted primarily to providing care in home or wherever we may find the person in need of services
  • Operates 25 mental health programs providing care to approximately 15,000 clients annually
  • Programs include assertive community treatment teams (ACT), mobile crisis teams, children’s mental health services, health homes, substance use case management, geriatric mental health case management, and others
  • With a mission to provide consistent, coordinated health care to communities that is high quality and cost effective, the programs include teams that provide direct psychiatric care to clients, and CMHS Psychiatrists are critically important to this mission.


CMHS currently has 4 positions open for various Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Programs. The ACT Psychiatrist's primary purpose is to provide comprehensive community support and treatment program for adults with serious and persistent mental illness who have not responded to traditional modes of treatment. Will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team, and function as a team leader/ clinical supervisor.


  • Board certification in Psychiatry or board eligibility
  • Valid license to practice medicine in New York State
  • MD/DO from an accredited medical college & completion of residency program in psychiatry


Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan and Queens (positions open in all the 4 locations)

Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Work life balance with paid time offs /holidays/paid vacation /sick leave
  • Retirement Plan/Disability/Retirement saving plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule with 4 days working week
  • Steady patient flow with maximum case load of 68 clients/month
  • Active academic/research-centric work environment

*Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply or get more information contact: Smriti Kangovi on /

(929) 274-2354

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center (NYPCC) is a leading non-profit organization in New York that has been caring for the community for over 40 years. We are founded on the belief that everyone, no matter age, race or socioeconomic status, is entitled to the best possible mental health treatment. Comprising of a network of seven treatment facilities within Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, we assist children, families, and individuals with behavioral and emotional challenges in becoming more productive, independent members of society.

What we offer:

• Excellent Salary & Bonuses

• Amazing Culture

• Flexible Schedule

• Opportunity to give back to the community

• Job Stability and Growth Opportunities (40 Years in the industry)

We are currently seeking warm and empathetic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join our growing Clinical Team. Our centers are located at 2857 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn (East New York), 102 Pilling St., Brooklyn (Bushwick), and 579 Courtlandt Ave., Bronx (South Bronx).


• Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders of recipients under his/her care

• Provide medication therapy and medication education as required

• Participate in the development of, and is a signatory of treatment plans

• Conduct mental status examinations

• Review and approves discharge plan


• Graduate of a medical school approved by the New York State Education Department

• Completion of approved residency in Psychiatry

• Licensed to practice medicine in New York State

• Certified or eligible to be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

• New York State License to practice medicine, in good standing

• Bilingual English/Spanish speaking a plus

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines, including clinical and clerical staff

• Excellent assessment, diagnostic and psychopharmacological treatment skills

• Strong clinical skills working with individuals with mental illness, including both individual and group psychotherapy

• Strong dedication to workplace mentorship, education and team-based care

Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits are available for full-time positions including Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Salary Increases, Bonuses, 403b Retirement Plan and more. In addition, our licensed professionals have free access to our online Continuing Education Courses. Perkins and other loan forgiveness may also be available, in addition to our Student Loan Pay Down incentive.

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center is a fast-paced, energetic, dynamic environment that employs people with a passion for our mission. We offer a very competitive salary and flexible hours.

NYPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information or to apply, please contact Delilah Nossa, Human Resources Manager, at or 917-485-4077.

Deputy Section Director: General and Community Psychiatry and

Associate Medical Director for Outpatient Services

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking qualified candidates for a leadership position in the largest outpatient mental health provider of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The Community Psychiatry Program at Bayview offers a broad array of mental health services to adults and children in the Baltimore Community as well as tertiary and sub-specialty care for specific disorders to patients throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The program employs over 250 FTEs including psychiatrists, social workers, therapists, psychologists, nurses, outreach workers, and support staff.

The successful applicant will assist the Section Director in overseeing psychiatric outpatient treatment in a large multi-disciplinary hospital-based outpatient center providing a continuum of mental health services to adults and children. S/he will direct the Adult Outpatient Program (AOP), with direct responsibility for the oversight of several teams and specialty clinics, as well as have the opportunity to support the career development of junior psychiatrists. S/he will be supported in developing and implementing a scholarly career at Johns Hopkins that can include education, outcomes research, and/or program building.

Candidates must be eligible for appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor, in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and be Board eligible or Board Certified in psychiatry with an interest and commitment to Community Psychiatry as a discipline. They should have experience working within and leading multi-disciplinary clinical teams. Experience working in a community mental health center, especially in a leadership role, is desirable.

The position offers a comprehensive salary program and excellent benefits including tuition remission/grants, in a smoke and drug free workplace. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who share these goals are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA/D/V.

Contact: Constantine G. Lyketsos, MD, MHS, Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. 5300 Alpha Commons Drive, Baltimore, MD 21224;, 410-550-0062.

Early and mid career psychiatrists

University of California, San Diego

The Department of Psychiatry at University of California, San Diego is recruiting for early and mid career psychiatrists to join our growing faculty cohort in our outpatient, tele-mental health, and community psychiatry programs. We are a strong program with world class research, teaching and innovative programs. The Community Psychiatry Program focuses on training Residents, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Students, and Allied Mental Health Students in community based settings, working in unique practice models and with specialized populations.

Psychiatrists will have the opportunity to work with our well-established community partners and help foster new relationships with outside training sites. Our tele mental health program is reaching the underserved and improving access to care to those in need, while our Outpatient Psychiatric Services-Hillcrest clinic allows psychiatrists to maintain their own caseload with the flexibility to attend educational conferences and engage in research.

If you are seeking a unique position in sunny San Diego, with its great weather and beautiful beaches, we hope you join our team at UCSD.

For more information, please contact myself at or Steve Koh, MD, MPH, MBA, at

Chief Medical Officer

UT Health San Antonio, TX

The Department of Psychiatry in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio is seeking a Psychiatrist to serve as the Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Health Care Services (CHCS). The CHCS is the Local Mental Health Authority of Bexar County, Texas. CHCS’s mission is to improve the lives of people living with mental health disorders, substance use challenges and intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing the resources and support necessary to help them on their road to recovery. More information about CHCS is available at

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at CHSC has oversight of all licensed clinical services provided throughout the organization and is responsible for effective and efficient leadership of provider performance. This position is accountable to the CEO for developing and implementing CHCS medical services strategies and, in conjunction with divisional VPs, establishing and implementing strategies and performance standards, monitoring and applying continuous improvement processes to achieve expected high quality medical outcomes while appropriately managing compliance and risk. This position also provides high level oversight for all waivers, grants and collaborative efforts involving more than one division and creates and maintains relationships with other academic and community based organizations on a local, state and national level. A full list of duties and responsibilities will be provided on request.

The individual will be a member of the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at UT Health San Antonio and serve on a full time basis of CMO of CHCS under a contract between CHCS and UT Health San Antonio.

Applicants should have substantial medical administrative experience as well as expertise in the treatment of the serious mentally ill. Applicants must be eligible to obtain a Texas medical license and Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In addition, candidates must be eligible for clinical privileges with the University Health System and the Center for Health Care Services under the appropriate staff category and must agree to abide by those privileges as outlined by the current bylaws of the institution. Applications will be accepted until suitable qualified candidates are found.

Interested individuals should upload their curriculum vitae electronically via the UT Health candidate portal at

Adult Community Psychiatrist

Rochester, MN

Mayo Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology in collaboration with Olmsted County Social Services in Rochester, Minnesota, is seeking an outstanding psychiatrist to join our Adult Psychiatry outpatient practice team. In this unique collaboration with Olmsted County Social Services, this clinical position involves the provision of psychiatric services for the Assertive Community Treatment Team, Rapid Access Clinic, and a proposed future Crisis Evaluation Service. The position requires extensive collaboration with established county programs and multidisciplinary care providers. As a full member of the Mayo Clinic Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, inpatient rotations and outpatient clinical services at Mayo Clinic Rochester will be an important part of the clinical experiences. This position includes a faculty appointment in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science with opportunities to supervise and mentor students and residents and to conduct and participate in research activities relevant to community psychiatry.

Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Minnesota
  • Board-certified/board- eligible through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry
  • Experience in community psychiatry practice is welcomed but not required

Outpatient Psychiatrist- Audubon Clinic


We are looking for a part time (20 hours/week) outpatient psychiatrist for the Audubon Clinic.

The Audubon Clinic is an outpatient clinic in Northern Manhattan that is part of the Washington Heights Community Service at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Our mission is to provide culturally sensitive, recovery-oriented, evidence based treatment of the highest quality to all of our patients. Patients' diagnoses include primarily psychotic, mood and anxiety disorders. Psychiatrists follow patients in both an outpatient and day treatment program and we provide services to people regardless of their ability to pay. Both individual and group treatment is available, treatment is provided in a team setting and all patients have case managers. There are opportunities for teaching and supervising Columbia medical students and Columbia psychiatry residents, academic projects, and a faculty appointment at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. The clinic is open on weekdays and closed on evenings and weekends. The service includes a 21 bed inpatient unit at NYSPI, where clinic patients are generally hospitalized when in need of inpatient treatment, which greatly facilitates coordination of care. Recovery based services are a priority, with encouragement for innovative approaches to care. Many of the patients are Spanish speaking and Spanish language proficiency is desirable. The psychiatrist will be employed by the New York State Office of Mental Health and as such, entitled to generous New York State union and retirement benefits. Salaries are competitive. The psychiatrist can apply for student loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps loan repayment program (we are a NHSC approved site), an OMH psychiatrist loan repayment program to repay qualified educational loans up to $150,000 in exchange for a five year service commitment to OMH or the Doctors Across New York loan repayment program. The psychiatrist can apply for student loan repayment through New York State and (we are a NHSC approved site) and/or Doctors Across New York loan repayment program.

Read more about our clinic and our great outcomes on WHCS!

For more information, please contact, Jean-Marie Bradford, MD at or 646-774-5120


Jean-Marie Bradford, MD

Director, Washington Heights Community Service

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

New York State Psychiatric Institute