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Psychiatry Child

SSM Health


Full Time

Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist— St. Louis, MO


The Opportunity
SSM Health Care - St. Louis seeks to employ a board certified or board eligible child and adolescent psychiatrist in response to growing demand for behavioral health services.  In partnership with two other highly regarded psychiatrists, this position will provide inpatient care for a share of 40 youth beds – 20 child and 20 adolescent - that typically run a combined average daily census of 36; complete emergency room and medical floor consultations; provide medication management to electing patients in our intensive outpatient adolescent and family hospital-based outpatient program; and participate in call rotation, at a 1:3 rate. In addition, as a member of our growing, dynamic team, this position will be key in opening our first outpatient clinic to better care for the needs of patients stepping down from the hospital as well support our expansive SSM Health Care Medical Group including Cardinal Glennon pediatricians and their immediate need for access to psychiatric care for youth.  

 The practice is supported with a team of healthcare professionals including: highly engaged network Medical Director and campus Medical Director, master's level clinicians and assessors to assist with the intake process, talented nurses and social workers who provide top-quality care, and nurse practitioner access.

A competitive two-year guarantee is offered then moving to a worked RVU production model, signing bonus, and full benefits. 


SSM Behavioral Health Services
SSM Behavioral Health Services is the largest non-public provider of behavioral health services with 267 beds (and growing) and 10 structured outpatient programs on six SSM Health Care hospital campuses in St. Louis and Jefferson City.  SSM Behavioral Health Services boasts a dedicated leadership team that promotes a standard of care across all campuses and is aware of the needs and emerging trends for mental health and substance abuse in communities.

 SSM DePaul Health Center hosts the largest behavioral health platform with a total of 102 beds after the completion of a $12 million renovation in February. At SSM DePaul Health Center we offer inpatient treatment for children, adolescents, adults, older adults as well as intensive outpatient / partial hospitalization programs for youth and adults with various psychiatric needs, including substance abuse and mental illness. Also known as St. Vincent's, our services are easily accessed through a 24-hour central intake program.


The Community
St. Louis is a city that offers residents the best of Midwest living.  With industries in biotechnology to breweries, professional sports to outstanding sports leagues for children, exceptional shopping and restaurants  to exciting night life and live entertainment,  St. Louis is an outstanding place to live.    St. Louis ranks 7th in the country as the headquarters location for Fortune 500 companies and boasts the 6th lowest cost of living among major metro areas. Home to prestigious universities excellent suburban school systems and over 300 of the finest private schools in the nation, St. Louis is an exceptional place to raise a family.



Scott Lindblom.

SSM Physician Recruiter



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