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Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional value and recovery-focused, quality care.  We are experts in the field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental health and substance use community-based services and offer a dynamic employment experience!  Clarvida offers competitive salaries and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of evidence-based, promising practices and much more! We have over 30 outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County.   
Clarvida is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to join our team as a Sub-Contracted Child Psychiatrist (8-12 hours weekly) for our Cornerstone program located in San Diego.

Cornerstone is a school-based, full-service partnership (FSP) program serving Medi-cal eligible and unfunded youth (*ages 5-21) and their families. Cornerstone is currently partnered with 19 school sites within San Diego Unified School District and serves the Mid-City area of San Diego. Services include individual therapy, family therapy, case management, crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation and medication management.


Responsible for providing culturally appropriate psychiatric and medication management services to program clients which includes evaluation and assessment, diagnoses, and prescription of medication and monitoring medication side effects and participation in treatment process. Will supervise nurse practitioner and RNs. Will also provide supervision input on LVNs and RNs.

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) received from an accredited medical school.
  • Board Certified in  psychiatry or eligible for the certification examination in  psychiatry as defined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Independently licensed to practice medicine in the State of California.
  • Must have completed a two year psychiatry fellowship; with emphasis on children preferred. Strong clinical and interpersonal skills, ability to lead and direct work of others, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Intermediate level PC skills required.
 PAY: $160/HR

  • Completes psychiatric medication assessments, multi-axial diagnosis and documentation including assessments, evaluation, diagnosis and follow-up notes meeting all the standards of the company, and County, State and Federal regulatory boards.
  • Assesses for clinical conditions and refer out for medical conditions. Address medical concerns as they relate to psychotropic medication prescribed.
  • Provides psychiatric services to program participants for 16 hours weekly
  • Identifies clients’ current MORS and provides services that will facilitate movement to a lower level of care.
  • Evaluates all clients entering the program for medical and behavioral health needs.
  • Acts as psychiatric consultant to staff members of other disciplines providing assessment as needed.
  • Completes documentation, as soon as service is provided and ensure that it meets the standards established in the program and MediCal and Medicare.
  • Provides staff training in-services as needed.
  • Provides crisis intervention.
  • Attends monthly treatment teams to discuss case planning for clients and movement to a lower level of care.
  • Paid Vacation Days (1st year 12 days; increases with tenure)
  • Paid Sick Days (Accrual per pay period)
  • 9 Paid Holidays (including Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision including a Health Savings Account or FSA
  • Health, Dependent and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
  • 401K
  • Perks @ Clarvida (student loan refinancing, pet insurance, Verizon wireless discount, movie, hotel, concert and sporting event discounts)
Clarvida is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. 
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Child Psychiatrist
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