Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist Catholic Charities Catholic Charities 2,613 reviews

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark is currently seeking a Per Diem – Staff Psychiatrist for our Providence Place program located in Jersey City, NJ. (Psychiatrist will work 6 hours a week)

Providence Place is a psychiatric community home for females, aged 15-17, referred from the State Children’s System of Care.


  • Flexible/May vary – To be discussed with Hiring Manager


The Staff Psychiatrist will perform the following duties:

  • Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, determines the appropriate course of treatment, and discusses these treatment plans with the child or adolescent, parents, and clinical team
  • Prescribes and monitors medication when necessary
  • Prepares written evaluations and reports as required
  • Acts as an advocate for the best interests of the resident
  • Provides crisis consultation and in-service training to staff as needed
  • Coordinates care when transfer to or from an inpatient setting is required
  • Develops and monitors the Agency’s medical policies and procedures
  • Maintains medical and legal responsibility for the overall treatment provided to the residents
  • Calls in prescriptions, returns client phone calls, and follows up with referral sources
  • Reviews and approves the client's service plan
  • Supervise the Nurse-Health Educator


  • Medical Doctor degree from an accredited school
  • Five years of clinical practice in the field of psychiatry
  • NJ Medical Doctor’s License
  • Current N.J. Controlled Dangerous Substance Registration
  • Current US DEA Controlled Substance Registration
  • Board certified child/adolescent psychiatrist

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  • Please be advised that current employees applying to open positions within the Agency are required to fill out an Agency Internal Job Application Form which is available for download to all employees on HR's public folders in Outlook. Please forward the completed form to HR via email to the agency email address indicated at the end of the application form.


  • Catholic Charities as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark, participates in the Church’s social mission by recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of all people, especially the poor, marginalized, and vulnerable, and by responding to the corporeal and material needs of those it serves with sincere Christian compassion. The activities of Catholic Charities are inspired and governed by its faith in Jesus Christ, the examples of Sacred Scripture, and the continuing exposition of Catholic social teaching. Through these activities, Catholic Charities strives to assist individuals in need, strengthen families, and to have those it serves experience the redemptive power of God’s mercy.

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