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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Job ID: 38116
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a full-time Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to support our teams in Southwest Washington! This unique opportunity will be supporting two outpatient practices within Vancouver & Longview, Washington. The Longview St. John Medical Center Child’s Place & The Vancouver Cascade Park Behavioral Health Clinic serves families with children who need professional assistance with behavioral and emotional problems, psychological testing, or psychiatric evaluation and medication management in Southwest Washington. Here and in the other Lower Columbia communities served by PeaceHealth, you can enjoy the familiarity of small-town life, the challenge of working in a first-class regional medical facility, and the fun of living close to the beach, close to the mountains, and close to the big-city attractions.

Position Highlights:

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday and no call requirements
  • Evaluation/Assessments which target high-risk families and children
  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Development of Treatment Plans in collaboration with other child serving agencies through multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings
  • Parent Education Services through group structure based on community needs
  • Medication Management in cooperation with Primary Care Physicians and Pediatricians

Hospital Highlights:

  • PeaceHealth St. John, a 346-bed hospital Level III Trauma Center with a service area over 100,000 offers dozens of medical specialty services and programs including emergency, trauma, heart, behavioral health, bone and joint, cancer, birthing and women’s services.
  • Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit is a 22-bed state of the art locked down unit, caring for adults and seniors struggling with issues of emotional distress. Our program is guided by a philosophy of strength-based treatment.


Experience Longview, Washington:

  • Forbes Magazine listed Longview as one of the prettiest towns in America due to its proximity to the Columbia River, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and many beautiful local parks. Lake Sacajawea, directly across from St. John Medical Center is in the heart of Longview. A gravel trail circumnavigates the lake and is just under 4 miles and can offer a quick, refreshing break on a busy day.
  • Our community is just a short one hour drive to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Longview and the neighboring community of Kelso have a combined population of ~60,000 residents.
  • Our area has many locally-owned restaurants, coffee shops, brew pubs and national chains such as Target, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart. Along with a variety of grocery shopping options and April through October the Farmers Market is open.
  • Golf is also a popular sport in the area at the Longview Country Club, Mint Valley, and Three Rivers Golf Course.
  • The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, a federally recognized tribe, of Cowlitz people, is headquartered in Longview.


PeaceHealth Benefits & Culture:

  • Guaranteed first year income: $274,124.00 
  • Along with a generous employment bonus, relocation assistance and educational loan reimbursement for those who qualify. 
  • PeaceHealth provides fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Exceptional retirement plans, with three excellent health coverage options, plus vision, dental and supplemental options
  • Physician Led Medical Group & Clinician Well-Being Program

For more information please apply today or contact, Lyndse Neppl: [email protected]


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