Psychiatrist | Psychiatric Emergency Services

Department: Psychiatrist

Location: Houston , TX

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The Harris Center is looking for a new grad Psychiatrist to join our team providing Mental Health services with our Psychiatric Emergency Services

$15k Sign-On Bonus available!

About the Position

The Psychiatrist at The Harris Center operates under the direction of the Medical Director of Mental Health Service and the Unit Lead Psychiatrist to provide psychiatric treatment via psychiatric evaluations, medication maintenance, and crisis interventions. Following any evaluations, you will continue to consult on the patient’s case and prescribe rehabilitative therapies in addition to providing clinical leadership to the treatment team. You will also need to complete all required documentation associated with compliance.

About our Psychiatric Emergency Services

At The Harris Center, the Psychiatric Emergency Services provides assessment, medication, stabilization, and linkages for individuals experiencing psychiatric crises that may come to our center voluntarily or are brought involuntarily by law enforcement officers. The PES operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week out of the Neuropsychiatric Center in Houston's Medical District.


  • $15k sign-on bonus
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  • Prescription plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement plans with company matching
  • Free banking
  • Generous PTO
  • Family and Medical leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • New hire referral bonus
  • Various discounts (mobile phone service, fitness centers and other wellness amenities)
  • Loan Repayment Programs


  • Graduate from an accredited Medical School and Psychiatric Residency Program
  • Texas Medical License (speciality in Psychiatry)
  • Board Eligible or Certified in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent, and Forensic
  • Current Controlled Substance Registration certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Registered with the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)
  • Willing to supervise APRNs, PAs, Residents, and Medical Students

About The Harris Center

The Harris Center is the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority and Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Authority serving Harris County, Texas.  As the largest behavioral and developmental disability care center in Texas, The Harris Center provides a full continuum of services at 86 different sites across Harris County in more than 42 different languages as well as sign language in order to better serve our community. We are committed to meeting the behavioral health and IDD needs of Harris County residents and giving them hope to live to their fullest potential.

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD (“The HARRIS CENTER”) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 


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