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Child Psychiatrist - Hampstead Hospital - $15,000 Sign On Bonus

Job: 126564

Location: Hampstead, NH

Facility: Hampstead Hospital

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Variable Shift

Recruiter: Katherine Cannon


Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”

About this role

The Child Psychiatrist at Hampstead Hospital assumes responsibility for admission, continuing care, and discharge of patients at the Hampstead Hospital and Residential Treatment Facility (HHRTF). The Psychiatrist provides leadership to the multi-disciplinary treatment team, and participates in hospital-wide performance improvement and other activities.

Additional Details

$15,000 Sign On Bonus!

What you bring to the table


  • MD or DO degree from an accredited university
  • Completed an accredited residency program in Psychiatry


  • Experience in treating psychiatric disorders in acute care and/or institutional setting preferred.
  • Three years of experience in a behavioral health setting treating child and adolescent populations highly desired.


  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of New Hampshire

What you will do


  • Admission and assessment of patients with psychiatric disorders to the HHRTF. Includes admission comprehensive evaluations, mental status examination, assessment for movement disorders using the DISCUS, general medical assessment as it applies to the psychiatric exam, assessments, reassessments as indicated.
  • Treatment of patients with psychiatric disorders. Includes prescription of medications generally following practice guidelines, psychotherapy (group, individual, and family as warranted), order and provide consultations as needed, follow-up and monitoring of tests and consultations, provide education on diagnosis, medications and other aspects of treatment to patients and their families, associated documentation, determination of discharge readiness, chemical dependency and alcohol dependency treatment, on-call responsibilities.
  • Includes the overall supervision of the medical care received by the patient, review and oversight of the treatment plan, leadership on the multi-disciplinary team, supervision of appropriate staff and students, clinical oversight of unit activities.
  • Includes participation in performance improvement activities. Medical Staff Organization (MSO), hospital-wide committees and Task Forces, collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an effective and professional manner.
  • Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting.
  • Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patient when providing care and treatment.
  • Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each patient.
  • Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position.
  • Adheres to company Code of Conduct Standards.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here
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