North Star Behavioral Healthcare System, has successfully been one of the top providers for Pediatric Behavioral Health in the state of Alaska since 1984. We are currently recruiting for a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist in Anchorage to join our expanded Child/Adolescent services. This position offers great flexibility for physicians in terms of compensation, with a choice to be either employed by the facility or to work as an Independent Contractor. Physicians at North Star Hospital work in a collegial, supportive and caring environment that offers work/life balance. There is opportunity for professional and personal growth working with a diverse patient population, other physicians, clinical staff and administration. Opportunity for faculty appointment at a major university and training opportunities are available.
The Position Details
The Staff Psychiatrist responsibilities for Inpatient work is initial evaluations and assessments, treatment team leadership and daily care of Child/Adolescent patients in the acute program. Weekend on-call averages one weekend per month.
THE FACILITY: North Star Behavioral Health System is one of Alaska’s top behavioral health providers specializing in providing the best psychiatric and behavioral healthcare, with the goal of supporting the whole family. Dedicated to excellence, North Star is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Find out how you fit at North Star.
Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications):
MD/DO degree from an accredited program required
Board certified or Board Eligible in C/A Psychiatry required
Licensed to practice in the State of AK or the ability to obtain an AK medical license
Minimum of 4 years of practice/training experience
Meets all credentialing criteria required by participating physicians
Additional Salary Information: A highly competitive compensation package will be offered consisting of:
•Malpractice insurance coverage
•Paid Time Off
•Health insurance package
•Relocation package if needed
•Student loan assistance
•Employee stock purchase plan
An option for Independent contractor can also be considered if needed/desired.
Internal Number: 001
About North Star Behavioral Health System
In-patient child and adolescent psychiatric hospital.