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 Health System, 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, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is one of the nation's leading providers of comprehensive care for children, adolescents, and adults with eating disorders. Our robust offerings include a 23-bed inpatient unit, partial hospitalization program, and intensive outpatient program. In this role, you will lead a dynamic team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and therapists in delivering quality care to patients with eating disorders. 

Medical Director, Child & Adolescent Services

Sheppard Pratt Health System is seeking a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist to lead our Child & Adolescent service line; this is both an administrative and clinical position. The Child & Adolescent service line consists of inpatient units, partial hospitalization programs, residential treatment programs, and special education schools.

Service Chief, Adult Day Hospital

The service chief will provide leadership and oversight for the adult day hospital at our hospital in Ellicott City, MD. The adult day hospital offers a co-occurring disorders track and a general track for adults with mood, anxiety, and personality disorders; obsessive-compulsive disorders; and/or autism spectrum disorder.

Service Chief, Child & Adolescent Day Hospital

The service chief provides leadership and oversight for the child & adolescent day hospital, which serves 40 youth ages 5 - 17. We treat individuals with mood disorders, anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder, and other mental health conditions.

Psychiatrist, The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt

The Retreat at Sheppard Pratt is a premier residential program providing self-pay, highly personalized psychiatric care for individuals experiencing depression, treatment-resistant depression, anxiety, personality, and addictive disorders. We are seeking a psychiatrist with a demonstrated interest in psychotherapy to join our attending staff. 

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.

Psychiatrist, The Trauma Disorders Program

We are seeking an adult psychiatrist for a full-time or part-time position in our nationally and internationally-recognized Trauma Disorders Program. The Trauma Disorders Program treats individuals with trauma-related disorders, including dissociative disorders and other complex post-traumatic conditions, in a structured and supportive environment that focuses on safety and stabilization.

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.

Psychologist, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

We are seeking a licensed psychologist for a full-time position at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, one of the nation's leading providers of comprehensive care for children, adolescents, and adults with eating disorders. Treatment settings include a 23-bed inpatient unit, partial hospitalization program, and intensive outpatient program.

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.