Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nocturnist - Riley Hospital for Children

Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University Health Physicians are seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nocturnist to join out amazing team in Indianapolis, Indiana.  

The Department of Psychiatry faculty and staff deliver the most advanced psychiatric treatment available in Indiana through the integration of the three Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) missions of excellence in patient care, education and research.  Our mission is to be a destination site for training the next generation of leaders in psychiatry, furthering neuroscience discovery, and pioneering new approaches to the translation of these discoveries to the treatment of neurobehavioral disorders.  Several developments make this an exciting time in the history of our Department - with new and expanded opportunities for our educational, research and clinical missions.

Position Highlights

  • The Department of Psychiatry has a board research, clinical and teaching mission. 
  • Academic based 
  • Clinical Care for complex patients in a tertiary referral center that accompanies teaching a variety of learners (medical students, residents, psychology interns, etc.) and a willingness to participate in clinical research opportunities.
  • Hospital based position in a large children's hospital to cover the ED, psychiatric consults on the pediatric floors and inpatient units as well as provide more opportunities to practice full spectrum evidence-based medicine while also utilizing a multidisciplinary approach. 
  • 7 nights on / 14 nights off (6pm - 6am)
  • 100% inpatient


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry BE/BC
  • Physician licensed in Indiana or eligible for Indiana licensure

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Community Description

Indianapolis, Indiana, the 17th largest U.S. city, is a sophisticated city blending charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure.  Residents of this dynamic city enjoy:

  • Leading educational system and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population
  • Vibrant downtown offering arts, theaters, world-class museums, zoo, concerts and memorials
  • Named to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 list of the best places to live in the United States
  • Top ranked international airport: "Best Airport in North America" twelve consecutive years
  • Ranked by Niche in 2023 as one of the most diverse counties in America, as well as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house in the country
  • Historic neighborhoods with surrounding cultural districts and low cost of living
  • Outdoor recreation includes golfing, boating and unique parks
  • Home of the Colts (NFL), Fever (WNBA), Pacers (NBA), Indians (MiLB), Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar) and the nation's largest half marathon
  • Close proximity to Chicago, St. Louis, Louisville, and Cincinnati

Healthcare System/Hospital Description

For more than 95 years, Riley Hospital for Children has been one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. Each year, Riley Hospital provides compassionate care, support and comfort to more than 300,000 inpatients and outpatients from across Indiana, the nation and the world. Physicians at Riley Hospital provide comprehensive care, from the routine to the most complex, in every field of pediatric medicine and surgery.

Riley Hospital is nationally ranked as a top children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report, with national rankings in all ten pediatric specialties (including two specialties in the top ten), and is the only nationally ranked children's hospital in Indiana. Part of Indiana University Health, Riley Hospital enjoys a unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, giving our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.

In addition, Riley Hospital is ranked ninth in the nation for NIH Research funding, totaling more than $38.5 million in 2023. The Children's Clinical Research Center, located at Riley Hospital, is one of the largest pediatric research facilities in the country. Riley Hospital also offers one of the nation's largest outpatient care facilities for children.

At Riley Hospital for Children, we are committed to advancing a culture where all people can come together while we work to equitably improve the health of all Hoosiers. Working together, our health system fosters an environment in which differences are respected and valued. With a bold approach to diversity and inclusion, we are the place where many voices and perspectives come together to improve the health of our communities today and in the future.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Indiana University Health, Indiana University Health Physicians and Indiana University School of Medicine are EOE/AA Employers, M/F/D.