Job ID: 289795702  |  Last Updated: 4/12/2021

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH
Applicant Contact
Megan Ullinskey
Physician Recruiter
(614) 335-4163

Job Description

Nationwide Childrens Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are currently seeking talented BE/BC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join our Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and team of Behavioral Health Services professionals.

There are opportunities in both outpatient and inpatient services, with particular interest in recruiting for the following positions:

o Emergency/crisis psychiatry
o Inpatient psychiatry
o Autism Spectrum Disorders
o Gender Identity/development

Our state-of-the-art Behavioral Health Pavilion will open in early 2020. The pavilion will have a dedicated psychiatric crisis center with an extended observation suite, an expanded Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit, a partial hospital program, outpatient and intensive outpatient services and three inpatient psychiatric units. The inpatient units will be specialized, with one dedicated to youth with autism spectrum and intellectual and developmental disabilities, one for children and one for adolescents.

Behavioral Health at NCH is one of the largest outpatient service lines at the hospital and is the largest pediatric behavioral health network of any childrens hospital in the country, with over 220,000 outpatient visits for over 30,000 unique patients in 2018. Currently, the NCH Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health has 28 child and adolescent psychiatrists, nearly 80 psychologists and 16 advanced practice nurses. Because no single discipline or professional can adequately address the needs of every child, Nationwide Childrens approach is deliberately multidisciplinary and collaborative. By integrating clinical, educational, research, and advocacy efforts, we strive to improve the lives of children and families in Central Ohio and beyond. For more information about the hospital, please visit

The ideal candidate should have excellent clinical, educational and administrative skills. An interest in clinical research is encouraged but not required. At a minimum, candidates should be eligible for a Clinical Assistant Professor appointment. The position
offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. The candidate must be eligible to obtain a license to practice medicine in the state of Ohio.

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Reports 2017-18 list of Americas Best Childrens Hospitals, Nationwide Childrens Hospital is one of Americas largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease.

Nationwide Childrens has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Childrens physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists.

The Research Institute at Nationwide Childrens Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research at Nationwide Childrens. The Research Institute encompasses three research facilities totaling 525,000 square feet dedicated to research.

If you or any of your colleagues are interested in applying or discussing this opportunity, please contact:

David Axelson, M.D.
Chief, Department of Psychiatry

Megan Rhodes, M.B.A.
Psychiatry Practice Plan Coordinator
Ph. 614-722-6882

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