Pediatric Psychiatrist


ATC Healthcare Services is currently hiring a full-time pediatric psychiatrist for the Child and Adolescent Division of Walter Reuther Psychiatric Hospital in Westland, MI.

Pay Rate: $200 per hour

Requirements and Qualifications:

Pediatric Psychiatrist MDHHS will require:

psychiatrists to be specialized in pediatric care at WRPH. Additional education and experience for pediatric psychiatrists include:

i. Completion of an accredited child psychiatry residency.

ii. Be board certified or board eligible.

Psychiatrist Staff must possess:

• A medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited school of medicine and Board Certified (preferred) or Board Eligible.

• Completion of accredited psychiatric residency program.

• One year experience (pediatric, consult, adult, geriatric or forensic) as a psychiatrist in a mental health clinic, correctional facility, or inpatient psychiatric hospital.

• Strong diagnostic skills and proficiency in evidence-based treatment modalities.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with patients, families, and the treatment team.

• Ability to work independently and make clinical decisions in a fast-paced environment.

• Understanding of and adherence to relevant ethical and legal standards.

• A valid license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine and surgery in Michigan.

• Must possess a Drug Enforcement Administrative (DEA) license to prescribe controlled substances.

• Must possess a Michigan Controlled Substance License.


The Psychiatrist is responsible for completing and overseeing a variety of professional assignments for the treatment of patients in various facilities. The ideal candidate for this position would be able to fulfill the following duties:
  • Participate in the diagnosis and treatment of newly admitted convalescent, and chronic patients
  • Complete physical, mental information assessments.
  • Treat psychiatric and neurological medical conditions of patients in the facility.
  • Consult with patients and families, other medical professionals, attorneys, teachers, and other identified personnel to interpreted clinical findings.
  • Prepare diagnostic reports for judges, administrative law examiners, federal government officials, school officials, physicians and other identified parties.
  • Direct and instructs nurses, other professional support staff, attendants, and residents in the care.

and treatment of patients.
  • Have a strong knowledge of mental health, physiological disorders and medication effects.
  • Prescribe medications for the treatment of physical and psychological disorders.


Current state medical license and a Federal DEA license. Current Drug Enforcement Agency and Department of Public Safety registration is required to prescribe medication. A Psychiatrist will have completed a U.S. Medical Licensing Examination, including a possession of a license to practice medicine in the state of practice.


One year of current pediatric psychiatrist practice in a mental health facility or clinic.


Current CPR at least to the BLS level; and other health and screening tests as required by specific facilities and/or regulatory agencies.


Various client facility settings; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.

  • Complies with ATC policies/procedures.
  • Complies with client facility policies/procedures.
  • Documents accurately and completely services provided.
  • Maintains confidentiality relative to patient care and facility practices in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.
  • Communicates information effectively to appropriate personnel.
  • Advocates patient rights in relation to organ donation and advance directives.
  • Maintains competency by participating in continuing medical education programs and meets state specific requirements.

Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.


Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE