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Child Psychiatrist - Autism and Developmental Disorders

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


If you're a Psychiatrist with a passion for helping children with autism and developmental disorders, we want to speak with you!

Great things happen for Psychiatrists like you who seek to put patients first. They find themselves at MaineHealth, Maine's largest integrated health system. Join us, and you will also find supportive, collaborative colleagues; strong patient/provider relationships; and comprehensive resources and advanced technologies, including fully integrated Epic EMR. Plus, you will experience the exceptional and rewarding lifestyle only Maine can offer.

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a member of MaineHealth, seeks a part-time Child Psychiatrist to join our team in Portland, Maine. The Psychiatrist will join the newly established Glickman Lauder Center of Excellence in Autism and Developmental Disorders to provide psychiatric treatment and help shape services for a new multidisciplinary outpatient clinic composed of therapists, behavior analysts, psychologists, speech and occupational therapists, and case managers. The ideal candidate will have a passion for treating children with autism and developmental disorders. This position is 20 hours per week, and works within a Monday-Friday normal business hour schedule.

More info about the new Center can be found here: Autism and Developmental Disorders - Maine Behavioral Healthcare - Maine (mainehealth.org)


  • M.D./D.O. degree
  • Board eligible/board certified in Psychiatry
  • Experience in clinical treatment for the population is required
  • Interest in teaching and clinical research preferred
  • Licensure in the State of Maine required prior to start date
  • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, forecasting, analytical skills and maturity required to work in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to frequent change
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required


    • A collaborative, innovative, and passionate team
    • A brand new, best-in-class facility with tremendous growth opportunity
    • Competitive salary and benefits package


      • Provide psychiatric services for clinic patients
      • Work with the clinic team to develop effective, multidisciplinary treatment plans
      • Model and teach treatment strategies for residents and fellows
      • Attend team meetings regularly to review patient progress
      • Work with the medical director to refine the clinic treatment model
      • Maintain medical records in accordance with MBH policy
      • Make available clinical data for research purposes as needed and performs research assessments as requested
      • Perform clinical rating measures as part of the standard clinic/program routine (Parent rating scales, etc.)
      • Use of electronic medical record (EPIC)


        Portland, Maine, was rated by HGTV as the 8th best city to live in the U.S. Portland and the surrounding communities offer nationally-recognized restaurants and breweries, a historic and scenic downtown area, and short drives to numerous beaches and wooded trails. The Portland area is truly a desirable place to live and work for people who enjoy proximity to city life as well as the great outdoors.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Child Psychiatrist - Autism and Developmental Disorders, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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