Psychiatrist & Psychologist Careers at Sheppard Pratt

Join a team of the brightest minds in the field of psychiatry.

Explore a life-changing career at Sheppard Pratt.

Sheppard Pratt, consistently ranked one of the top psychiatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, is the nation’s largest private, nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, developmental disability, and social services.

We offer more than 380 sites of service throughout Maryland. You'll have your choice of location and treatment setting, from crisis and inpatient settings to special education to outpatient settings. See all of our programs and offerings.

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We have a bold vision for Sheppard Pratt, and there’s no time like the present to transform care and improve lives.

We are the home to the top minds in the field.

Our doctors are changing the landscape of neurostimulation, measurement-based care, sports psychiatry, cognitive behavioral therapy modalities, innovative medications, and more. Meet your future colleagues. 

We encourage our clinicians to learn and grow.

That’s why we offer a robust, fully accredited continuing medical education program with dozens of educational opportunities each year. See upcoming CME opportunities.

We offer robust resources and benefits.

At Sheppard Pratt, you can expect: 

  • Physician-led organization
  • Generous compensation package with comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an extensive wellness program, and ample leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Opportunities for student loan forgiveness
  • Grand rounds, CME opportunities, on-site lectures
  • State-of-the-art research and technology
  • Cross-discipline collaboration

Discover the role for you.

 

Let's change lives, together.

As a physician-led organization, we offer fulfilling careers in diverse settings for the most innovative and compassionate doctors.

Apply for a role at Sheppard Pratt now.

We are currently seeking:

Medical Director, Emergency and Crisis Services

Sheppard Pratt is seeking an experienced psychiatrist who is an expert in psychiatric urgent care and crisis services. The Medical Director will be responsible for expanding Sheppard Pratt's vital urgent care services and other related crisis stabilization programs, with a goal of improving access. 

Medical Director of Psychiatry, Hospital - Southern Maryland

We are seeking a medical director for a hospital in southern Maryland where Sheppard Pratt will be assuming management of psychiatric services in early 2021. The Medical Director will be responsible for ensuring the quality of hospital-based psychiatric services, including inpatient and partial hospitalization programs. 

Service Chief, Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit

We are seeking a board-certified child psychiatrist to serve as service chief of one of our child and adolescent inpatient units at our flagship hospital in Towson, Md. Diagnoses on this unit include mood and anxiety disorders, PTSD, impulse control disorders, conduct and learning disorders, and others. 

Director of Medical Education

Sheppard Pratt is seeking an experienced psychiatrist to serve as Director of Medical Education. This individual will provide leadership to medical psychiatric training programs across a large mental health system. The Director will also serve as the Associate Director of Residency Training for the combined University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Residency Training program. 

Adult Psychiatrist, Hospital - Southern Maryland

We are seeking an adult psychiatrist for a hospital in Southern Maryland where Sheppard Pratt will be assuming the management of psychiatric services in early 2021. The adult psychiatrist is responsible for providing quality psychiatric medical care in both inpatient and partial hospitalization settings. 

Psychiatrist, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

We are seeking board-certified psychiatrists for full-time positions in our nationally recognized Eating Disorders Program. The Center for Disorders at Sheppard Pratt provides treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with complex eating disorders. You will have the opportunity to do in-depth work with complex patients, and will help patients make meaningful progress towards recovery.

Service Chief (Child & Adolescent), Adolescent Residential Program

We are seeking an experienced, board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist to lead a multidisciplinary treatment team for a new adolescent residential program. This will be a premier program providing comprehensive diagnosis and intensive, highly individualized treatment for adolescents with complex presentations of mood, anxiety, substance use, and personality disorders.

The Service Chief will also work together with other child and adolescent psychiatry leaders throughout the organization on future programmatic growth opportunities. 

Child + Adolescent Psychiatrists

Sheppard Pratt is seeking board certified and board eligible child psychiatrists for full-time and part-time positions on our flagship campus in Towson and soon-to-open campus in the heart of Howard County.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hospital - Southern Maryland

We are seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist for a hospital in southern Maryland where Sheppard Pratt will be assuming the management of psychiatric services in early 2021. The child and adolescent psychiatrist is responsible for providing quality psychiatric medical care in both inpatient and partial hospitalization settings. 

Child Psychiatrist, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

Sheppard Pratt is seeking board-certified child psychiatrists for full-time positions in our nationally recognized, comprehensive eating disorders program. The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt provides treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with complex eating disorders across a full continuum of care. Our robust offerings include a 23-bed inpatient unit, partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program, and outpatient clinic. 

OCD Psychiatrist - The Retreat

A rare opportunity for a psychiatrist with a demonstrated interest and expertise in treating patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to join our attending staff, leading an experienced multidisciplinary team and providing intensive psychotherapeutic treatment. In this unique role, you will be able to work as part of The Retreat team to expand services for patients with OCD and will also be part of Sheppard Pratt's Center for OCD and Anxiety, which offers specialized, evidence-based outpatient care.

School Psychologist: Sheppard Pratt School - Glyndon

As a school psychologist, you will provide individual and group therapy using a variety of interventions, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and trauma-informed therapy. This role is based at Sheppard Pratt School - Glyndon, a Type I nonpublic special education program in Baltimore County.

School Psychologist: Sheppard Pratt School - Glyndon (Reisterstown Campus)

As a school psychologist, you will provide individual and group therapy using a variety of interventions, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and trauma-informed therapy. This role is based at Sheppard Pratt School - Glyndon (Reisterstown Campus), a Type I nonpublic special education program in Baltimore County.

Service Chief, The Trauma Disorders Program

Sheppard Pratt is seeking a board-certified psychiatrist to serve as service chief of our trauma disorders inpatient unit, located on our flagship campus in Towson, Maryland. This inpatient unit is an internationally recognized program that provides comprehensive, compassionate care to individuals who experience complex conditions related to psychological trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and dissociative disorders.

Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist

Sheppard Pratt manages all psychiatric services for Greater Baltimore Medical Center, a 342-bed acute and sub-acute care medical center in beautiful, suburban Maryland. The Consultation Liaison Service is devoted to the care and management of medical-surgical inpatients with psychiatric co-morbidity. Our clinicians are supported by a team of psychiatrists who provide consultations and follow-up care in a co-attending model. Our team also works in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members on GBMC's unique integrated care unit.

Inpatient Adult Psychiatrist

Sheppard Pratt is seeking board certified and board eligible psychiatrists for full-time and part-time inpatient positions at our flagship campus in Towson, Maryland. Roles are available within our general adult unit, our crisis admissions unit, and our co-occurring disorders unit. Inpatient positions can be combined with work in other settings including partial programs, crisis assessment services, and outpatient services.