Family Service & Guidance Center of Topeka, Inc.

  • Child Psychiatrist

    Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
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    Family Service & Guidance Center
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    Regular Full-Time (w/ Benefits)
    Medical Team
  • Overview

    Family Service & Guidance Center is looking for a dedicated, innovative Board-Eligible or Board-Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our growing team as a Staff Psychiatrist and help thousands of children and families live healthier, happier lives.  The Child Psychiatrist will conduct diagnostic consultation, pharmacotherapy pursuant to written protocol and select individual therapy cases with supervisor’s consent.


    Provide a full range of out-patient psychiatric services to children, adolescents and families at FSGC, including:

    • Psychiatric consultation
    • Prescribe and monitor medication for the treatment of mental disorders  as indicated according to prevalent medical standards of practice and guidelines from The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
    • Psychotherapy (with pre-approval and within limits established by the Medical Director).
    • Consultation with other clinical staff of FSGC.
    • Consultation with community agencies, other medical providers (especially the client’s primary care physician) and schools.
    • Supervision of other medical personnel or trainees, as requested by the Medical Director.
    • Prompt completion of all clinical documentation of patient contacts in the agency’s Electronic Medical Records system (EMR) within the department’s guidelines for timeliness.  Documentation criteria will be established by the Medical Director in collaboration with the Clinical Oversight Committee.
    • Attend staff or administrative meetings as required.
    • Help develop protocols for delivery of psychiatric services.
    • Provide community and intragency educational services as requested from time to time.
    • Obtain consent from the Medical Director and CEO for any professional activity or service provided to or for outside entities.  Such activities will also require completion of FSGC’s Agreement for Outside Employment which must be signed by the CEO.  Services for other entities cannot detract from or compete with clinical responsibilities/services at FSGC in any way.
    • Coordinate leave requests (i.e. CME, annual leave) with the Medical Director per department protocol to avoid inadequate physician coverage for the agency.
    • Timely completion of all administrative responsibilities.



    • DO or MD from an accredited program
    • Active Kansas Medical License and be Board-Eligible or Board-Certified in child and adolescent psychiatry
    • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus



    FSGC offers this position a generous benefit package, including:

    • $60,000 loan repayment program ($20,000 per year for three years)
    • Agency-paid malpractice insurance
    • Position supported by 24/7 crisis team
    • Standard office hours Monday-Friday – minimal on-call time and no in-patient work
    • Incentive program
    • Relocation assistance available


    Other benefits include medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, incentive program, three weeks paid vacation, sick leave, nine paid holidays, 401(K) plan with employer match, training and education opportunities, flexible spending account and additional voluntary programs.


    FSGC has an onsite pharmacy and cafeteria, free Library at Work Program and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services.


    Background checks and drug screen required.


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