Job ID: 290116138  |  Last Updated: 5/30/2023

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Pediatric Care Center

ChristianaCare - Pediatric Care Center
Newark, DE
Applicant Contact
Ja’Nikka Caraballo

Job Description

ChristianaCare is seeking a full-time BE/BC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our dynamic and expanding Pediatric Behavioral Health team. This psychiatrist will provide consultation-liaison services to our pediatric patients on medical floors and support behavioral health needs at our newly opened Pediatric Center.

The ChristianaCare Pediatric Care Center (PCC) is a 14-bed, family-focused hybrid unit (urgent/emergent and inpatient care) serving children ages 0-18 in the Women's & Children's Center for Health on the Newark campus. This Center will transform pediatric care at ChristianaCare, providing both improved access to acute pediatric-centered care and expanding the breadth of pediatric services for the surrounding communities. The populations we plan to serve include the following:

6,400 newborns born annually at Women's & Children's

21,000 ambulatory care pediatric patients in the ChristianaCare network

13,000+ employee families

10,000-15,000 children evaluated annually in our adult Emergency Departments

Why ChristianaCare:

-Close collaboration with pediatric hospitalist, psychologist and social workers to provide multi-disciplinary care to pediatric patients.

-Opportunity to participate in psychiatry residency program, Supervision and mentoring of residents , participate in broad array of scholarly activities, lectures/ teaching to residents , participation in journal clubs and interdisciplinary teaching to team members.

-Excellent work life balance with 8am - 4:30pm work hours, 1:8 call schedule, and generous weekend call pay in addition to base salary and annual incentive bonus.


-BE/BC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

-Eligible for license in Delaware

-Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:

-You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.

-Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.

-Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.

-Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.

-Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.

-Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax

ChristianaCare Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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