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.

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We are currently seeking:

Medical Director, Adult Service Line

The Medical Director of the Adult Service Line is responsible for 25 psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners, and management of approximately 130 inpatient beds and 55 day hospital patients. This is a leadership position that requires a very experienced psychiatrist with both passion and expertise for treating adults in acute settings. The Medical Director also works with other Sheppard Pratt leaders to expand outpatient services for adults.

Medical Director, The Retreat

We are seeking an experienced, board-certified psychiatrist to lead a multi-disciplinary treatment team at The Retreat, Sheppard Pratt's premier residential program providing comprehensive diagnosis and intensive, highly individualized treatment for adult patients with complex presentations of mood, anxiety, substance abuse, and personality disorders. The Retreat also provides transitional living programs and treatment homes that offer a supportive, therapeutic, home-like setting where patients can reside while continuing their treatment as outpatients, with an emphasis on rehabilitation, recovery, improved self-care, and reintegration into the community.

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.

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. 

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.

Geriatric Psychiatrist

Sheppard Pratt's geriatric service line consists of two inpatient units: a 16-bed geriatric unit and a 16-bed geropsychiatric unit. Positions can include an assignment on one of these two inpatient units and can be paired with outpatient or crisis services work.

School Psychologist

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 The Forbush School at Glyndon and Hannah More Center, a Type I nonpublic special education program in Baltimore County.