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, Addiction Services

Newly-created role! The medical director of addiction services will focus on providing visionary leadership for co-occurring disorders treatment across Sheppard Pratt’s large, and growing, array of addiction services. Sheppard Pratt’s comprehensive continuum of addiction programming includes inpatient units at multiple behavioral health hospitals; partial hospitalization programs; and outpatient care, including a novel, newly opened hub-and-spoke model opioid treatment program. 

Child Psychiatrist, The Center for Eating Disorders

The Center for Eating Disorders provides treatment for adolescents and adults with complex eating disorders. Our continuum of care includes a 23-bed inpatient unit, partial hospitalization program, and intensive outpatient program. You will have the opportunity to do in-depth work with complex patients, and will help patients make meaningful progress towards recovery.

Psychiatrist, The Center for Eating Disorders

The Center for Eating Disorders provides treatment for adolescents and adults with complex eating disorders. Our continuum of care includes a 23-bed inpatient unit, partial hospitalization program, and intensive outpatient program. You will have the opportunity to do in-depth work with complex patients, and will help patients make meaningful progress towards recovery.

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. 

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. 

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. 

Psychiatrist, Outpatient Mental Health and Residential Treatment Centers

Sheppard Pratt is seeking psychiatrists for part-time and full-time positions at outpatient mental health centers and residential treatment centers throughout Maryland. Work part-time in one location or build a full caseload across locations and care settings. Positions are available for early career psychiatrists and experienced psychiatrists, and we offer abundant opportunities for growth within the organization.

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.

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.

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.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Sheppard Pratt is seeking a psychiatric nurse practitioner for a full-time position at our flagship campus in Towson, Maryland. Nurse practitioners are a critical part of our multi-disciplinary teams and possess unique expertise and a strong focus on providing quality mental healthcare to acute populations. This role spans our adult service line, including inpatient, day hospital, and/or urgent care services.