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Employment Opportunities at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

 

The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is one of the largest and longest running CED_Outpatient_ ReceptionArea.jpgeating disorder treatment programs in the country. Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report to be among the Best Psychiatric Hospitals in the country, Sheppard Pratt Health System is located on a beautifully landscaped campus in the northern suburbs of Baltimore.  The unique location offers convenient access to several major cities, the coastal beaches and the mountains of the Mid-Atlantic region. 

Well known treatment experts, Harry Brandt, MD and Steven Crawford, MD, have led the professional staff at The Center for Eating Disorders for over 25 years. If you are interested in joining the team of treatment providers at The Center for Eating Disorders please review the available positions below and follow specific directions for application and resume/CV submission.  If you have any questions, please call (410) 938-5252.

Current openings


ADMISSIONS/OUTREACH COORDINATOR *2 Openings*

The full-time Admissions Coordinator will 1) facilitate the pre-admission process for the inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs; 2) Triage phone calls to the CED program (i.e. screen and prioritize pre-admissions to determine appropriate level of care needed; coordinate and respond to admission and referral inquiries; maintain waiting lists 3)Provide assistance to families/patients on day of admission; may be involved in some discharge planning as needed; 4)Facilitate provider relations; 5) Help increase community awareness.

Admissions Coordinators Work under the direction of the Co-Director and with the treatment team to ensure the client's smooth entry into the program. The primary schedule is Monday-Friday day shift but will also include facilitation of a Monday evening support group for families/patients, on a rotating basis.

Master's degree in Social Work or Counseling strongly preferred. Work requires at least 2 years of clinical experience that includes knowledge of mental health problems and psychosocial treatment modalities sufficient to provide clinical intake and assessment, responsibility for clinical assessment and referral, marketing/referrer relations, and establishing and maintaining various data in computerized system.  Must be detailed oriented and possess strong interpersonal skills. CLICK HERE TO APPLY for the Admissions Coordinator Position.


PSYCHIATRIST Openings:

Inpatient/Partial Hospitalization Attending Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist will lead a multidisciplinary treatment team in the assessment and care of patients with eating disorders.  This position combines the excitement of a clinical and academic environment with the opportunity to train psychiatric fellows, post-doctoral psychologists, social work interns, and University of Maryland medical residents.  Maryland license required.

Outpatient Attending Psychiatrist
The outpatient psychiatrist will complete new patient evaluations, level of care assessments, and pharmacological management.  Psychiatrist will have an opportunity to provide ongoing individual, group and family therapy and will work closely with a multidisciplinary treatment team including psychologists, social workers, dietitians, and expressive art therapists.  Maryland license required.

Eating Disorder Psychiatric Fellowship - Attractive salary, supervision and educational benefits
In partnership with the University of Maryland, the Center for Eating Disorders is offering a one-year fellowship on our inpatient/partial hospitalization unit starting July 1, 2017.  Training goals include developing 1.) a comprehensive understanding of diagnostic criteria, etiology, and co-morbidity of patients with eating disorders;  2.) an ability to complete diagnostic assessments on patients with eating disorders;  3.) skills to initiate individualized treatment plans providing recommendations for level of care needs, as well as psychopharmacologic, individual, group and family therapy.  4. competency in management of a multidisciplinary treatment team on an eating disorder inpatient/ partialsheppard weinberg entrance.jpg hospitalization unit.  Outstanding fellows may have the opportunity to join the practice upon completion of fellowship.

To apply for the Psychiatrist Positions: Please fax resume to 410-938-5250 or mail to Steven Crawford, M.D. at 6535 N Charles St, Suite 300, Baltimore MD  21204. You may also email your resume to scrawford@sheppardpratt.org and cc: amaro@sheppardpratt.org


PSYCHOLOGIST Openings:

Outpatient Psychologist
Experience working with an eating disorder population and applying behavioral/cognitive interventions is strongly preferred.  Psychologist will provide outpatient evidence-based individual and group therapy.  Provider will receive training on developing and applying treatment plans for patients with eating disorders. An excellent candidate will be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary treatment team including psychiatrists, social workers, dietitians and expressive art therapists.  Maryland license required.

Outpatient Child Psychologist
Experience working with an eating disorder population and applying behavioral/cognitive interventions preferred.  Psychologist will provide outpatient evidence-based individual and group therapy working with patients aged 8 and older.  Provider will receive training on developing and applying treatment plans for children struggling with eating disorders, including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).  An excellent candidate will be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary treatment team including psychiatrists, social workers, dietitians and expressive art therapists.  Maryland license and post-doctoral training in child psychology required.

Outpatient Psychologist - Specialized Experience Required
Experience working with an eating disorder population preferred with clinical LGBT experience required.  Psychologist will provide outpatient evidence-based individual and group therapy.  Provider will receive training on the psychological treatment of eating disorders, including CBT, FBT, and IPT.  An excellent candidate will be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary treatment team including psychiatrists, social workers, dietitians and expressive art therapists.  Maryland license required.

Outpatient Psychologist - Specialized Experience Required
Experience working with an eating disorder population preferred with experience working with patients suffering from trauma-related symptoms required.  Psychologist will provide outpatient evidence-based individual and group therapy.  Provider will receive training on the psychological treatment of eating disorders including CBT and IPT.  An excellent candidate will be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary treatment team including psychiatrists, social workers, dietitians and expressive art therapists.  Maryland license required.

To apply for the Psychology Positions: Please fax resume to 410-938-5250, Attn: Dr. Kim Anderson,  or mail to Kim Anderson, PhD. at 6535 N Charles St, Suite 300, Baltimore MD, 21204. You may also email your resume to kanderson@sheppardpratt.org.


NURSE PRACTITIONER Openings:

Inpatient Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Nurse practitioner will work closely with aCED_central_front.jpgmultidisciplinary treatment team in the assessment and care of patients with eating disorders.  This opportunity consists of completing daily rounds on patients admitted to a higher level of care at the Center for Eating Disorders, developing treatment plans, and providing medication management.  Experience working with an eating disorder population preferred. Psychiatric experience required.  Training and supervision available.  Maryland license required.              

Outpatient Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Nurse practitioner will perform outpatient assessments, manage medication regiments, and develop and implement treatment plans. This practice opportunity allows for working in a highly specialized center within a multidisciplinary treatment team. Nurse practitioner will have an opportunity to provide individual and group therapy utilizing CBT, DBT and ACT.  Experience working with an eating disorder population preferred. Psychiatric experience required. Maryland license required.

To apply for the NP positions: Please fax resume to 410-938-5250 or mail to Steven Crawford, M.D. at 6535 N Charles St, Suite 300, Baltimore MD  21204. You may also email your resume to scrawford@sheppardpratt.org and cc: amaro@sheppardpratt.org 


Additional SOCIAL WORK, ART THERAPY, DIETITIAN, NURSING and MENTAL HEALTH WORKER positions may also be available. Please visit the Sheppard Pratt Employment page to search these listings.


We are always searching for highly qualified and dedicated professionals to join our team.  Even if you don’t see a current listing above that fits your qualifications, please submit your resume, and let us know what type of position you're interested in.

Fax your resume and cover letter to (410) 938-5250 or email it to scrawford@sheppardpratt.org.

 

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