At The Motherhood Center, we are committed to providing support to every new and expecting mother across NYC through high-quality services including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

Employment Opportunities:

Part-Time Psychiatrist or Nurse Practitioner

Job Summary

The part-time Psychiatrist or Nurse Practitioner will provide outpatient and/or Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) sessions consisting of initial evaluations, consultations, psychotherapy, and medication management for women with psychiatric disorders that are trying to conceive, struggling with fertility issues, experiencing grief and loss, pregnant or postpartum.

The part-time Psychiatrist or Nurse Practitioner demonstrates excellence in psychiatry with some experience in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). She/he will serve as a professional role model, consultant, and resource in the development of psychiatric practice, collaboration and consultation among members of the clinical, nursery, and administrative teams. She/he will exercise strong clinical leadership skills and demonstrate effective clinical teaching skills used to promote both care and practice standards, and will be adept at working with adult individuals and their families.


  • Demonstrate expert clinical judgment, crisis assessment and intervention, and decision-making skills reflecting ability to manage patients with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

  • Provide outpatient and partial hospital clinical care consisting of initial evaluations, individual therapy, medication management, psychoeducation, follow up and family sessions to women with psychiatric disorders for postpartum women.

  • Work with outpatient and PHP treatment teams to ensure the highest quality standard of care for outpatient and PHP patients.

  • Assist in efforts to ensure clinical standards are in place to meet regulatory requirements.

  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary team to achieve program goals.

  • Effectively monitor and evaluate patient outcomes.

  • Treat records, correspondence and related items with utmost security and document according to regulatory standards.

  • Perform other job-related duties as required by the Medical and Clinical Directors.

  • Co-lead PHP process and skills-based groups.


  • BE/BC certified to practice adult psychiatry in New York State; or board certified PMHNP;

  • 4 years of clinical experience required;

  • Experience in postpartum psychiatric disorders, maternal-child health and issues of women's health care preferred but not mandatory;

  • Proficiency in using Electronic Medical Records, required;

  • Strong leadership skills;

  • Desire to work within a multidisciplinary team;

  • Familiarity with IPT, DBT, CBT, Dyadic Therapy and other best practices for the PMAD population;

  • Microsoft Office proficiency;

  • Highly organized and detail oriented;

  • Excellent oral and written communication as well as presentation skills;

  • Ability to be flexible, collaborative and able to multi-task.

If you are interested in applying for the part-time Psychiatrist or Nurse Practitioner position at The Motherhood Center – please send your resume, cover letter and three references to: info@themotherhoodcenter.com

Infant Care Internship

Job Description

The Infant Care Intern will gain experience caring for infants whose mothers are receiving PMAD treatment services at the day treatment program. She/he/they will learn about therapeutic PMAD support services, how to engage and respond to mothers with these disorders, and receive hands-on experience learning about child and infant development. The intern will gain valuable and professional experience working in a mental health clinic specializing in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.

The Infant Care Intern will participate in our weekly didactic meetings, monthly provider seminars, staff meetings and other events held at The Motherhood Center. This internship is great for college students hoping to pursue health fields, doulas in training, psychology students, nurses in training, social work students and individuals looking to gain experience in maternal and child mental health.

This internship will run for approximately three to five months and around 20 hours weekly, depending on the individuals school/training schedule. This internship is unpaid.


The Infant Care Intern must be an individual currently in school or training, with previous experience providing childcare services. They must already have or obtain a current CPR license including child and infant CPR. Strong interpersonal skills are required. Must be proficient in the English language with bilingual communication skills helpful, but not a requirement.


  • Demonstrate competency, individually and part of the multidisciplinary team, in supervising infants in the nursery of the day treatment program;

  • Demonstrate competency in providing custodial care to infants in the day treatment program including bottle feeding, putting down for naps and diaper changing of infants;

  • Track and maintain supplies for the nursery, including toys, infant care and educational materials;

  • Performs other job-related duties as required or requested;

  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information;

  • Able to communicate with mothers in program in a kind a professional manner;

  • Must be timely and responsible.


  • Currently in school or a training program;

  • Experience caring for infants;

  • CPR license required including child and infant CPR, or ability to obtain one;

  • Strong organizational skills;

  • detail oriented;

  • Strong oral communication skills;

  • Ability to be flexible;

  • Ability to work as part of a team;

  • Ability to multi-task.


If you are interested in applying for the Infant Care Internship position at The Motherhood Center, please email a resume and statement of interest with the subject line “Infant Care Internship Application” to Shannon Dixon: