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Join our team of dedicated psychiatrists that provides mental health services for the world’s greatest city. We help all New Yorkers live their healthiest lives, and we are expanding our Behavioral Health workforce. Follow the application instructions below to be considered for psychiatry jobs at NYC Health + Hospitals

Apply for Psychiatry Jobs at NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals has a team of over 300 mission-driven psychiatrists that are dedicated to providing the highest quality mental health care and substance use services to all New Yorkers.

Our psychiatrists provide patient-centered and culturally sensitive treatment to adults, children, and adolescents in our 11 hospitals and dozens of Gotham Health Centers located across the city.

Job opportunities for psychiatrists are wide-ranging depending on their expertise and interest. Fields of expertise under our Mental Health Services include:

  • Psychiatric Emergency Services
  • Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP)
  • Acute Inpatient Treatment
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs
  • Primary care integrated services
  • Specialty clinics and inpatient units for extended care, geriatrics, language/culture specific, first episode psychosis, and dual-diagnosis units
  • Partial Hospitalization Programs
  • Assertive Community Treatment
  • Mobile Crisis Teams

Substance Use Services include:

  • Substance Use treatment in Emergency Departments
  • Medical Inpatient Stabilization
  • Opioid Treatment Programs
  • Intensive Outpatient Detox

NYC Health + Hospitals psychiatrists also have an opportunity to serve special populations including LGBTQ+, patients who are incarcerated, victims of domestic and gender-based violence, survivors of torture, and patients with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Working at NYC Health + Hospitals

By serving in the largest public hospital system in the nation, our psychiatrists are at the forefront of city and state healthcare initiatives designed to enhance patient care and increase New Yorkers’ access to innovative treatment programs. Our integrated network of providers facilitates collaboration of programming and services and the exchange of clinical knowledge and expertise.

NYC Health + Hospitals offers exceptional leadership and development opportunities. Our institutional academic affiliations with some of the nation’s premier medical schools allow our psychiatrists to be involved in scholarly work and teach both medical students and residents as well as other trainees.


At NYC Health + Hospitals, our staff is our most valuable asset. From generous time-off to various retirement and pension plans, we offer an excellent benefits package to every member of our team. Benefits will vary based on location and employee eligibility. Visa sponsorship opportunities may be available.

As a psychiatrist at NYC Health + Hospitals, you may qualify for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program and the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program.

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