Tracking Code: 41990

Psychiatrist- Child and Adolescent CADD

Location: WellSpan Medical Group, Lancaster, PA
Schedule: Full Time

General Summary

Provides psychiatric services to patients in the Child and Adolescent Program, and other specialized outpatient behavioral health programs as required. Assists in the review of quality, adequacy and appropriateness of resident education within the program.

Psychiatrist - Child & Adolescent

WellSpan Health is a top-rated, integrated health system with a focus on high-quality patient care. Under the banner of WellSpan Health, WellSpan Philhaven, is a non-profit behavioral healthcare organization offering a continuum of compassionate, carrying services for children, adolescents, and adults in south central Pennsylvania. WellSpan's Behavioral Health team provides comprehensive care through 35 locations and 55 programs with 40% of our services provided to children and adolescents.

We are seeking a full-time Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist for an established program in Lancaster, PA, at the Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities (CADD). Experience in the care of patients with developmental disorders is not required.


  • Outpatient position - Lancaster, PA - Monday-Friday days; excellent work-life balance
  • Opportunity for BC/BE eligible Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join a well-established program at our Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities (CADD)
  • CADD is a large multidisciplinary outpatient and community-based program which provides ongoing care to children, adolescents and adults with autism and intellectual disabilities
  • Monthly Grand Rounds which feature national experts in autism and related disorders
  • Great career opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in the treatment of social, emotional and behavioral issues affecting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability (ID).
  • Research and teaching opportunities with several academic medical centers
  • Rich learning environment which will support your professional development in the care of patients with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary, signing bonus, student loan repayment and paid relocation
  • Excellent health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Life, accidental death & disability insurance at no cost
  • Paid Medical malpractice insurance with tail coverage and generous CME reimbursement
  • Five weeks of paid time off and six holidays

About the Community:

Conveniently situated within a short drive of major cities like Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore/DC, WellSpan Health's service area is made up of a diverse mix of welcoming communities that you would love to call home. South Central Pennsylvania offers an idyllic blend of unique cities and towns.

For Confidential Consideration Contact:

Marcia Anderson, Physician Recruiter

Phone: 717- 356-6412



Minimum Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) Required or
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Required


  • Licensed Medical Physician and Surgeon Upon Hire Required or
  • Licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry or the American Osteopathic Board of Psychiatry. Upon Hire Required and
  • Completion of a Psychiatry residency and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Upon Hire Required and
  • Must qualify and be a member of the Medical Staff of York Hospital. Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Teaching skills.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Marcia Anderson
Marcia Anderson

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing and both professional and semiprofessional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

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