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The Jewish Board of Children and Family Services Psychiatrist $10,000.00 Sign on Bonus in New York, New York

Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you'll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you're interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We're committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You'll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.
How you can make a bigger difference:

The Harlem ACT program provides an integrated set of evidenced based treatment, rehabilitation, case-management and support services to individuals residing in the community who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches. Through a mobile, multi-disciplinary team of staff, recipients are supported in their recovery through an individualized, person-centered model of care.

The psychiatrist is a member of the team based approach of ACT work with adults living in the community. As a team member, the psychiatrist is responsible for providing psychiatric services which includes the following: provision of a full behavioral health (including health) assessment; diagnosis; treatment recommendations; treatment planning; treatment; and follow up planning. The practitioner also participates in shared decision making with the client, the ACT team and the staff of the homeless shelter (and other community providers)Welcoming and inspiring care is provided in collaboration with clients using a recovery-based lens and is person-centered, trauma-informed, culturally competent, outcomes driven. The Psychiatrist reports to the Clinical Director.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide psychiatric assessment, clarification of clinical diagnosis, recommend treatment options and provide client education on mental health issues and strategies for recovery and review patient's progress and recommend discharge and aftercare planning.
  • The Psychiatrist must complete an initial assessment visit in the community and visits in the community at least 80% of the time, including the required quarterly visits thereafter. If the recipient will not come to meet the psychiatrist and/or the PNP at the ACT office, the psychiatrist and/or PNP must provide at least monthly services or as clinically indicated for that individual in the community.
  • Provide medication management for clients on medication and intermittent reassessment (as needed) for those assessed (but not on medication). Medication provision includes the direct delivery of injectables.
  • Attend and provide feedback in case conferences.
  • Prescribe psychotropic medication as appropriate for client care.
  • Collaborate with other appropriate staff, i.e., caseworkers, milieu staff, psychologists, nurses relative to individual, group, and family therapy.
  • Assist with urgent crisis situations by conducting evaluations, interventions, and/or consultation to the clinical team.
  • Attend daily team meetings and weekly one-on-one supervision.
  • Attend mandatory ACT trainings offered by the ACT Institute .
  • Communicate with health care providers outside of the agency and interpretation of health results for client care planning.
  • Participate in practice improvement projects that benefit the clients and program.
  • The psychiatrist provides psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment; clinical supervision, education, and training of the team; and development, maintenance, and supervision of medication administration and psychiatric and medical treatment and procedures.
  • As the ACT model requires 24/7 coverage by direct phone link, the psychiatrist will be available to on-call worker in the event of an emergency requiring psychiatric intervention of this coverage in rotation with other team members.

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Psychiatrists of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:
  • A Medical degree with a license to practice in the State of New York including up to date status.
  • A current DEA registration for the prescribing of controlled substances. Must have NYS OPRA (Ordering/Prescribing/Referring/Attending) status and a Health Commerce Account at the onset of employment. The former is needed to prescribe to clients with Medicaid, the latter is needed to adhere to NYS I-STOP law.
  • The candidate must have completed a residency in Psychiatry and or board eligible with a plan for certification).
  • Specialization with specific populations (such as child/adolescent) or settings and language competency for the population served may also be required, with related certification.
If you join us, you'll have these great benefits:
  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details
  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8832 - Physician & Clerical
  • Min Hiring Rate $110,656.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $110,656.00
  • Required Education Doctorate

Minimum Salary: 16 Maximum Salary: 110656.00 Salary Unit: Yearly