Child/Adolescent Residential Treatment Position - Nashville, TN suburbs!

Facility: Oak Plains Academy 
Address: 1751 Oak Plains Road 
Ashland, TN 37015 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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Oak Plains Academy located in Ashland City, TN (Nashville suburb) is currently recruiting a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist to join their team. Oak Plains Academy is a highly-structured, 98-bed, residential treatment center serving children and adolescents ages 5 to 17. Oak Plains Academy is located less than 1 hour from both Nashville and Clarksville, TN.

The clinical programs at Oak Plains Academy address the needs of children and adolescents with a primary psychiatric diagnosis. Residents who have been dually diagnosed and require substance abuse treatment will receive services by our licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor(s).  A specialized psycho-educational curriculum is also available to address the needs of children and adolescents with anger management and neurodevelopmental issues. You will work in a caring setting with psychologists, social workers, therapists, nurses and teachers who work closely with each resident to assist them to achieve their therapeutic and educational goals.

Position Highlights

  • 100% Child and Adolescent caseload
  • Flexible Monday-Friday schedule
  • Very competitive base salary and benefits (pro-rated if part-time)
  • Ideal candidates will be BE/BC in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the ability to obtain TN license.

The facility website for detail program and service information is

Oak Plains Academyis owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). 


Facility Description

Residential Treatment for Children & Adolescents

Located on 25 acres of rolling hills in Ashland City, TN, about 45 minutes from Nashville, Oak Plains Academy offers psychiatric residential treatment services to
children and adolescents who are struggling with emotional and behavioral issues. By providing a structured, supportive and nurturing environment, residents are encouraged to accept responsibility for their behaviors, develop healthy coping skills and grow emotionally.

The campus features a full-size gymnasium, separate academic building, and four
dormitories. The wooded campus provides an excellent opportunity for outdoor recreational activities such as fishing, hiking, softball and basketball. The therapeutic
milieu is established through a Positive Reinforcement System which allows each
resident to earn special privileges and provides the opportunity to enhance self esteem through personal achievement. Educational services are offered to meet
the learning needs of each resident, offering small classroom sizes and one-on-one

Driven by our Service Excellence Standards, the professional staff at Oak Plains Academy is committed to quality patient care, compassion, teamwork, and ethical and fair treatment for all.

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