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Position type Regular Part-Time
Department Psychiatry
Location

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County

451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203

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Salary range $142,140–148,325

Overview

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is seeking a compassionate and skilled Psychiatrist to join our dynamic team at NYC Health + Hospitals. As the largest municipal health care system in the United States, NYC Health + Hospitals is dedicated to providing high quality health care services with compassion, dignity, and respect to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay. Every year, NYC Health + Hospitals’ behavioral health service line reaches 76,000 patients, providing nearly 60% of all behavioral health services in New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County's Behavioral Health Center offers a comprehensive suite of services for mental health including First Episode Psychosis program, medical services, opioid treatment, substance use disorders services, a specialized unit for people with Intellectually Disability, an inpatient Extended care unit focusing on the needs of our homeless patients and prevent recidivism, ketamine assisted therapy, and inpatient and outpatient services for adults and children. Our skilled team—including adult and child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, internists, nurses, social workers, creative arts therapists, peer counselors and addiction counselors delivers compassionate care in a secure environment, respecting each patient's dignity and partnering with them on their recovery journey. We also provide educational resources for patients and caregivers to enhance their understanding of mental health and addiction issues and available treatments.

Our services range from psychopharmacology and various forms of psychotherapy (individual, group, and family) to specialized programs like outpatient withdrawal management, medication maintenance (including Methadone and Buprenorphine), overdose prevention, and support for personal development goals such as employment and education. Each patient receives a personalized assessment and treatment plan tailored to their specific needs, ensuring a holistic approach to recovery and health management.The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center to continue its high standards of healthcare delivery, and to provide its staff with teaching and research opportunities and the chance to work with medical students, residents and fellows very closely.

The mission of NYCHHC is to extend equally to all New Yorkers, regardless of the ability to pay, comprehensive health services of the highest quality in an atmosphere of humane care, dignity, and respect. Their Values are built on a foundation of social and racial equity and has established the ICARE standards for all staff.  

 

Opportunity Details

  • Attends and participates in mandated OnTrack trainings and conference calls and maintains fidelity with OnTrack model of care.
  • Provides direct psychiatric care for Kings OnTrack participants
  • Utilizes a shared decision-making process for treatment decisions with participants and families.
  • Systematically monitors response to medications and side effects in order to ensure safety and tolerability
  • Adheres with clinic policies and procedures
  • Participates in outpatient behavioral codes, follows code protocol and uses de-escalation measures.
  • Conducts risk assessment, risk management, outreach, and clinical documentation in accordance with policy and protocols
  • Coordinates care with primary care and other medical specialists
  • Collaborates with acute care providers for participants admitted to the emergency room, CPEP or inpatient services.
  • Responds in a clinically appropriate time frame to assist participants in crisis
  • Is available to respond to participants’ emergencies outside of scheduled visit times
  • Is available by phone nights and weekends for calls from team therapists regarding time sensitive clinical needs
  • Cooperates with team to complete OnTrack data reports on time
  • Collaborates with Kings OnTrack team and clinic leadership to implement corrective action plans
  • Supervises medical students and residents

Qualifications

  • Must be board eligible or board certified in Psychiatry 
  • M.D. or D.O. from an accredited school of medicine 
  • Completed residency training in an accredited program within Psychiatry
  • License to practice medicine in NYS

Exceptional Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one 
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one 
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one 
  • Generous paid time off program, sick time and holidays
  • CME days and dollars 
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through multiple programs, including: NYC H+H BH4NYC Loan Repayment Program, Doctors Across New York (DANY), and the NYS Community Mental Health Loan Repayment Program, along with the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
  • Visa candidates are considered and sponsored - including J1 Waivers (Conrad 30), HHS Waivers and H1B - Inquire within!  
  • No Call Requirements! 
  • Base Salary Range: $142,140-$148,325 (based on 24 hours per week) with ability to earn more through coverage 

For behavioral health providers motivated by mission-driven work, NYC Health + Hospitals offers an unparalleled opportunity to advance a career at the vanguard of public psychiatry. At NYC Health + Hospitals, you will find a thriving and supportive workplace that values professional growth and work-life balance. Join us in our mission to care for all, advocate for the underserved, and ensure a healthier future for the people of New York City.

 

The Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), a tax-exempt organization affiliated with NYC Health + Hospitals, is one of the largest physician groups in New York State and directly employs nearly 4,000 physicians and allied health professionals who serve seven of New York City’s public hospitals, numerous public health community-based practices, and the city’s Correctional Health Service.  

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C. (“PAGNY”) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. 

  

If you wish to view PAGNY’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. 

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