Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Job Details
Child, Youth, & Family Services - San Francisco, CA
Part Time
Graduate Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services

Richmond Area Multi-Services (RAMS)

Child, Youth, & Family Services Program


Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Worksite:  Outpatient Clinic

3626 Balboa Street, SF, CA  94121

Status:  Part-time (4 - 8 hours per week)

Pay Rate:  Commensurate with Experience


Note:  Current remote work available

 (subject to changes in SF BHS COVID-19 regulations)



RAMS provides a wide range of culturally competent services for children, youth and their families. Services are provided at the outpatient clinic, over 40 community-based and school-based sites, and via telehealth. The RAMS Child, Youth, & Family Services (CYF) department offers psychological assessments, psychiatric evaluation, medication support, individual, family, & group therapy, case management, and consultation at school sites.


Essential Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for providing culturally competent child and adolescent psychiatric services at RAMS.
  • Assume medical responsibility for cases & prescribe medications as necessary.
  • Provide psychiatric evaluation of children and youth at the RAMS outpatient clinic and/or via telehealth, as appropriate.
  • Act as liaison between RAMS and SF CBHS-CYF Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services. 
  • Coordinate psychiatric services with client families and multidisciplinary care team providers; develop and implement treatment plans and goals, provide progress assessments; review/approve disposition of cases.
  • Serve in a leadership/training role to clinicians, counselors, and interns/trainees in clinical care; provide case consultation as needed.
  • Develop and maintain administrative and treatment documentation and records related to client care, in accordance to standards specified by agency's policies, clinical standards, and funding source (SF City & County, Medi-Cal, etc).
  • Participate in functions including Program Utilization Review/Continuous Quality Control (PURQC), peer reviews, procedural and clinical services meetings, program development & review.
  • Responsible for preparing comprehensive reports.
  • Provide education/training on behavioral health services and issues to clients, families of consumers, community members, other professionals & program staff/interns, schools, and community organizations as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Medical Doctorate degree from an accredited medical school
  • Successful completion of post-residence child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training.
  • Valid California Medical License & DEA license.
  • At least 2 years of experience in providing psychiatric services to children, youth and their families.
  • Experience collaborating with families, schools, community providers, other service providers, and assigned clinicians, counselors, and/or interns/trainees in treatment of children and adolescents.
  • At least 1 year of experience working with patients in a community mental health setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively engaging difficult to reach clients and families.


Other Requirements: 

  • Flexibility in adjusting service delivery to meet client’s needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Fingerprint clearance and annual TB clearance, as required by CBHS and San Francisco Unified School District. 
  • Familiarity with San Francisco community behavioral health systems, i.e. philosophy of care, levels of care for clinical services, and the delivery of such services, preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the philosophy, goals, & mission of RAMS in providing community-based, culturally competent, and consumer-guided mental health services.
  • Commitment to engaging in professional development activities including trainings, continuing education seminars, case conferences, and current literature review, pertinent to treatment strategies for the population of RAMS CYF Services.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively, function independently, and interface professionally with a diverse, multi-cultural, and interdisciplinary staff at all levels.


Administrative Supervisor: Program Director