Part-Time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Job Locations US-NJ-Passaic
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/8/2020 1:45 PM)
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CFG has an opening for a part-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist twenty-four (24) hours per week in Passaic, NJ. This position will support the outpatient program, adolescent residential program, and child and adolescent partial hospitalization program. This is an opportunity to work with a Top 15 Health System in the Nation. It has been named a Top Performer in Key Quality Areas from the Join Commission two (2) years in a row.


  • Ensure early diagnosis and evaluation; medication management and supervision of treatment in collaboration with other multidisciplinary staff.
  • Evaluations are performed by a psychiatrist for establishing an accurate five Axis diagnosis, appropriate level of care, treatment and aftercare planning.
  • Medication management is pharmacological assessment and interventions, possible modification of existing pharmacological regimen, ongoing determination of pharmacological efficacy, identification and management of adverse effects, initial prescription(s), and renewal(s) as necessary.
  • Psychiatric supervision of treatment involves individual and/or treatment team supervision for initial and ongoing evaluation of patient progress intervention(s), outcome(s), adherence to and efficacy of treatment plan goals and objectives, treatment planning modifications, adherence and maintenance of treatment team focus and priorities, documentation review, and appropriate consultation with medical specialists.
  • Assist with staff development and activities.
  • Annual certification in the Handle With Care behavior management system.


  • The psychiatrist shall be a physician licensed by the state of New Jersey or willing to obtain licensure.
  • Must be a board certified psychiatrist or board eligible.          
  • Should be involved in continuing education activities to further his/her own professional development.
  • Spanish speaking a plus.

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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.




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