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Avenel, New Jersey
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Forensic Psychiatrists


Forensic Psychiatrists - State of New Jersey 

The Special Treatment Unit, a 500 bed secured forensic facility located in Avenel, NJ is currently seeking forensically experienced psychiatrists to conduct detailed forensic evaluations and provide expert witness testimony. Our inpatient units are designed to treat adult males who have been civilly committed under the NJ Sexually Violent Predator’s Act. As part of the full-time position, psychiatrists also carry a small treatment caseload providing routine psychiatric care. 

The full-time position offers a flexible 35-hour work week, ongoing forensic experience and training, autonomy and the ability to interact with experienced colleagues. The State of New Jersey additionally offers excellent medical, dental, and retirement benefits, and the opportunity for CME leave time. Annual salary range is from $195,737.84 (Board Eligible), $207,562.55 (Board Certified) to $223,219.64 (3 years Post Board Certification). 


  • Possession of an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of New Jersey.
  • Board Eligible/Certification in psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and

Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.

  • Either experience or fellowship training in forensic psychiatry
  • Proficiency in using electronic medical records, Word documents, email and other forms of routine electronic communication and documentation
  • Willingness to learn and a desire to achieve an expert level of knowledge in the field of criminal sexual disorders
  • Applicants do not have to reside in NJ 

For more information, please contact: 

Dean DeCrisce, MD

Acting Director of Psychiatry

Special Treatment Unit

15 Paddock St

Avenel, NJ 07001

Office number 732-499-5041

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