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(Archived) Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Last Updated: 12/10/18

Job Description

The Division of Behavioral Health at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida is currently seeking a Chief of Pediatric Behavioral Health to lead its growing division.

Candidates seeking a unique opportunity to build something of their own, while joining an already strong clinical practice in Central Florida, will enjoy being a part of this team. The Chief of Pediatric Behavioral Health will lead a Division of 1 psychiatrist, 4 clinical psychologists, 2 licensed clinical social workers, and 2 licensed mental health counselors. Team members operate in outpatient and/or inpatient settings. The position is approximately 25% administrative and 75% clinical.

The new Chief of Pediatric Behavioral Health will be:

  • An outstanding clinician and teacher who is board-certified and fellowship-trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

  • Have at least five years of experience in a physician leadership role such as Chair, Division Chief, Medical Director or Program Director required. We are looking for a demonstrated commitment to and experience in a high-quality, patient- and family-centered care organization. 

The new Chief of Pediatric Behavioral Health must have experience in working with medically complex patients, displaying comfort on an inpatient setting, as well as experience in leadership and the ability to form relationships with specialists. The ideal candidate must be flexible, long term vision“5 year plan,” excellent people skills, and the ability to work well with often challenging and differing perspectives, even within one specialty clinic.

Academic appointments are available to a number of academic institutions including Florida State, University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, and Florida Polytech based on academic interest of the applicant. There are also outstanding research opportunities, both clinical and laboratory based, that exist through both Nemours and its academic affiliates. Research personnel support, financial support and protected time are available for clinical and basic science research pursuits.

Candidates interested in outcomes research would enjoy Nemours’ clinical volume and available collaborative enterprise institutional database. The Behavioral Health team works together to provide the highest level of quality patient care.

Nemours offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes but not limited to productivity and quality based financial incentives, relocation, health, life, dental, CME, 403B Retirement Plan with matching, 457 retirement savings plan, licensure and dues allowance. Nemours is a not-for-profit, our employed physicians qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

For more information, please contact Eric Dickerson at [Register to View] .

Company Details

Kaye/Bassman International Corp.

Plano, Texas, United States

Kaye/Bassman has a demonstrated track record of success in placing highly skilled physicians and leadership at premier institutions across the nation. We place a tremendous value on long-term client and candidate relationship, built over many years. The practice is led by seasoned health care and recruiting professionals with over 50 years of combined recruitment and consulting experience in aca...