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CHI St. Joseph Children's Health
(part of CommonSpirit Health)
3.5 out of 5
1929 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
$137 - $158 an hour - Full-time


1929 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance

Full job description

A physician’s life is challenging. The complexities of psychiatry do not make it any easier. CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health is determined to change that. Join us in our efforts to create something unique in the Lancaster, PA Community. Imagine the possibilities of you joining a team of health professions and a nation-wide health system truly dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. That’s our purpose every day and with the purpose of every service and program we offer.

Our behavioral health program is dedicated to creating systems of psychiatric and behavioral health care the put children and families first. Our team works in collaboration to assure that children and families have access to behavioral health and psychiatric care regardless of their insurance statue or their ability to pay. We recognize that for children to have the best opportunity to grow up happy and healthy we have to address their needs as a part of a system rather than in isolation. This new psychiatrist position works in collaboration with our lead child and adolescent psychiatrist to form the foundation upon which our behavioral health program for parents and caregivers is built.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and vibrant practice and develop the program around your unique skills and passion for health and wellbeing.

Join CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health as a Psychiatrist.

The ideal candidate will bring both a strong clinical background and knowledge and an innovative leadership style to help grow our program. The candidate should have a keen understanding of the unique and complex needs facing today’s families.

In addition to a competitive salary, no on-call rotation requirement and excellent benefits package, the selected candidate is eligible to receive:

- A sign-on bonus ($10,000)

- Compensated time to complete CEUs as well as an annual allocation to cover the costs of continuing education (5 days/$1,500 annually).

As a psychiatrist at CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health the successful candidate will:

  • Perform psychiatric evaluations and assessments including a differential diagnosis and develops and monitors treatment plans.
  • Prescribe psychiatric medications and collaborates with therapists, case management and primary care physicians to facilitate appropriate medication monitoring and adherence.
  • Provide psychiatric consultations and medical supervision.
  • Coordinate services with the client’s primary care physician.
  • Perform psychiatric reviews of charts and treatment plans and approves treatment plans pursuant to Medicaid regulations and department policy and procedures.
  • Participate in planning and administrative decisions affecting program’s treatment approaches, technology, and quality of care.
  • Complete timely and appropriate documentation in the electronic medical records for clients.
  • Maintains compliance with regard to state, federal and CHI guidelines.


Education (including licenses, certifications):

  • MD/DO from an accredited medical school/university plus the successful completion of a residency program.
  • Board certification preferred
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Prescriptive privileges – DEA Controlled Substances

Experience required and preferred:

  • Minimum of 3-years experience preferred.
  • Bi-Lingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Evidence-based best practices, trauma informed therapy and client-centered treatment.

Skill Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Comfort working with computers and tele-psych technology
  • Demonstrate a high comfort working with diverse populations and an understanding of the cultural and social barriers that can exist when accessing health or health-related care.
  • Promote a positive team-based approach to treatment and care.

About CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health

To be considered for the position please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your experience and interest in the position.

EEO Compliant: We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

About CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health

CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health is dedicated to improving the health of children and families by improving access, linking families to care, coordinating health-related service and providing clinical and educational programs while serving as a leading voice in collaborative efforts to improve the health and well-being of the Lancaster, PA community.

Every child has a unique health journey; the goal of CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health is to serve as a supportive voice and companion for children and families along their path to growing up healthy and happy.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $137.00 - $158.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry


  • 4x10
  • 5x8
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Work Location: One location