The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is a community-based not-for-profit committed to recovery-focused mental health services through advocacy, community education and direct services. We are recognized as the leader in Westchester in providing person-centered, trauma informed services that involve collaborating with each individual to achieve his or her goals. We have an exciting new opportunity for a Consulting Psychiatrist for OnTrackNY.
OnTrackNY is a new, innovative treatment program that will serve adolescents and young adults (16-30 years old) who are within one year of experiencing the onset of non-affective psychosis.
The Psychiatrist will work approximately 10 hours per week as part of a small multidisciplinary team providing coordinated and assertive treatment and support in the earliest stages of psychosis. The team Psychiatrist engages the participant in shared decision making about medication and the next steps in medication treatment. Medication management will be guided by a medication algorithm that provides information about evolving best practices.
The candidate must be a licensed Psychiatrist. The candidate must exhibit patience, flexibility, compassion and a deep belief in recovery. Training and experience working with adolescents and/or young adults with serious mental health conditions, experience in community-based mental health services required. Individuals with lived experience of recovery are encouraged to apply. Candidates must consent to Fingerprinting and a Criminal History Information Records search.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume by e-mail to email@example.com with MHA EMPLOYMENT as the subject line of the e-mail and the position for which you are applying in the body of the e-mail. EOE