Psychiatrist (Child & Adolescent)

Arizona's Children Association is looking for a Psychiatrist to join our team! As a Psychiatrist, you would provide clinical services in the form of Psychiatric Evaluations and Psychiatric monitoring for children up to 18 years old. This position works collaboratively with each client's child and family team.

Who We Are:

Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:

  • All full time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible and we offer several plans for each so you can choose the option right for you and your family which includes:
    • o Medical provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Dental and Vision provided by MetLife
  • o We offer several plans so you can choose the option right for you and your family
  • o Plans are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • o We also offer: Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life and AD&D, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program provided by Cura Linc
  • Employee Wellness and Support Time
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan provided through Mutual of America
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our Team!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides Psychiatric Evaluations on initial and/or annual basis as clinically indicated/outlined in ADHS guidelines. Provides Psychiatric Evaluations for second opinions per the Network of/or Agency's request.
  • Provides ongoing Psychiatric monitoring including medications.
  • Provides reasonable Psychiatric coverage for client during transitions for care.
  • Provides accurate documentation of services and interventions.
  • Coordinates care with client's primary care physician or medical specialists as clinically indicated.
  • Attends Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting and local program meeting as indicated.
  • Assists the client, family and other team members in the development of a strengths-based treatment plan and attend staffing as needed.
  • Coordinates care with client's other mental health professionals, case managers, school personnel and treatment team members.
  • Must be able to safely and effectively monitor consumer activities, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Provides In-Service training to the treatment to the treatment staff as needed
  • Safely and effectively monitor client activities.
  • Attends and participates in all required meetings.
  • Performs work and represents AzCA in accordance with our mission, vision and values and Foundations for Success.
  • Maintains consistent attendance and punctuality to provide consistency in serving clients.
  • Meets established productivity standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, which are consistent with the general responsibilities of the position.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Medical Doctorate in psychiatry from an accredited college or university.
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Psychiatry.
  • Arizona licensure as a Medical Doctor
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Up-to-date knowledge of and skills in medical standards, assessment procedures and treatment techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of mental health issues.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the various models of therapy, especially short-term models using individual, family and group approaches.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Ability to participate as a team member, utilize supervision and able to accept peer support
  • Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in the English language. Might also require Spanish.
  • Must be organized with the ability to take direction, prioritize tasks, and to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality, and exhibit sound judgment while providing emotional support.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all staff and guests.
  • Must be able to recognize and communicate with your supervisor to address self-care needs in order to effectively maintain all job duties.
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments to include but not limited to in/outdoors with various obstacles, stairs and unknown conditions.
  • Must be able to physically demonstrate competency in the following areas: operate transport vehicles as needed (unless declared a non-driver).
  • Able to operate common office equipment and be proficient with electronic health records, calendaring, word processing and other needed computer and electronic device skills.

Minimum Qualification & Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients' homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies
  • Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
  • An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to ?perform safely? the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Perform safely means to perform without causing a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodations, as defined by 42 U.S.C. #1211 (b) and the Commission's regulations found at 29 C.F.R #1630.2 (r).

    This position description is intended to indicate the basic nature of the position and does not necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

At Arizona's Children Association we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but values and celebrates diversity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace and culture to better serve our children, families and community.

Just like the uniqueness of the families we serve, we strive to be diverse in:

race, color, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender, age, sexual orientation/preference, gender identity and expression, disability and/or diagnosis, marital status, religion, status, or any other protected status.

AzCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics