Academic Child Psychiatrist

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse

Academic Child Psychiatrist

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - Lebanon, NH

The Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Health is seeking an Academic Child Psychiatrist to join its faculty at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center located in beautiful northern New England. 

In this role, you will have two main components.  First, you will serve as the Medical Director responsible for clinical care, administrative oversight and program development for a new program enhancing the care of children and adults with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities.  This program is envisioned to be highly collaborative and requires enhancement of close working relationships with community based care teams, designated agencies and the larger system of care.  Development and delivery of training and education for clinicians and staff caring for the IDD population is also included.  Additionally, opportunities for research, advocacy and health policy development will be available. 

The second part of this role you will have additional responsibilities based in the child psychiatry clinical services at the Academic Medical Center.  Direct clinical care, supervision of training clinics for child psychiatry trainees and residents in psychiatry will be included.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled clinician and enthusiastic teacher, with strong interest and experience in caring for individuals with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Candidates should be board certified (or eligible) in Psychiatry and fellowship trained in Child Psychiatry. Academic rank at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Dartmouth Health is highly dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive group of faculty, staff and trainees to meet the vast needs of our community and patient populations. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with and care for individuals from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and/or individuals from lower income backgrounds. We invite applicants to state in their cover letter how their professional and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth Health’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What Dartmouth Health has to offer you:

  • Established patient base
  • Inclusive and collegial environment and referrals
  • Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation
  • Dedicated CME time and funds

What New England has to offer you:

  • Unmatched quality of life
  • Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
  • Access to major cities and airports
  • Proximity to mountains and hiking trails
  • Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean
  • Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming
  • No sales or income tax!

The Dartmouth Health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Dartmouth Cancer Center, Dartmouth Health Children’s; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth Health ambulatory clinics across the region. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.

 Cover Letters should be addressed to:

Christine Finn, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Services for the Department of Psychiatry


  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Child Psychiatry
  • Must obtain and maintain a medical license in the State of NH

Dartmouth Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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