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Spectrum Health Medical Group Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Psychiatry, seeking a fellowship trained Adult Psychosomatic Medicine Psychiatrist
(Posted 4/17/2015)

Description:

Spectrum Health Medical Group Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Psychiatry, is seeking a fellowship trained Adult Psychosomatic Medicine Psychiatrist to join our team.

We are looking for an energetic individual with good teamwork skills to provide consultative and continuous psychiatric services in the areas of primary care, oncology, cardiology, solid organ transplant, neurology, and other integrated medical settings.  This position will interact with physicians from other medical specialties as well as clinical health psychologists and social workers to round out comprehensive care teams that aim to deliver team-based patient-centered care. 

There will be opportunity to supervised and teach psychiatry residents, medical students, and physician assistant students.  There will also be opportunity to develop and establish a board-certified psychosomatic fellowship program.  This position is affiliated with Michigan State Medical School and faculty clinical/academic titles will apply as appropriate.  There will not be any after-hour on-call requirements for this position.

The applicant must have or be in the process of obtaining board certification in psychiatry.  Completion of a psychosomatic fellowship is preferred. 

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system, based in West Michigan, offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of 11 hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital; 170 ambulatory and service sites; 1,080 employed physicians and advanced practice providers including members of the Spectrum Health Medical Group; and Priority Health, a 575,000-member health plan. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with 21,400 employees. The organization provided $250 million in community benefit during its 2013 fiscal year. In 2014, Spectrum Health was named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems® by Truven Health Analytics.

Contact:

Those who wish to discuss this opportunity further may contact Spectrum Health physician recruitment at 800.788.8410/Beth Brackenridge, physician recruiter at 616.486.6604.

Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry - The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
(Posted 4/3/2015)

Description:

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, invites applicants for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA). Our nationally-recognized clinical department is expanding its clinical and research programs and seeking applicants interested in a junior faculty position in psycho-oncology. 

The major responsibilities of this position will include providing patient care in outpatient and inpatient consultation settings; education of trainees; supervision of advanced clinical practitioners; and participation in clinical research and other scholarly activity.   

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is consistently ranked as one of the United States’ leading institutions for cancer care. The Department of Psychiatry offers potential for collaboration with several highly-regarded supportive oncology programs within the institution and has programmatic and teaching affiliations with the Psychiatry departments of the Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Applicants for this post should hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Texas. Board eligibility/certification in Psychiatry is required; fellowship training/certification in Psychosomatic Medicine is highly desirable. Interested applicants should send a copy of their CV and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:

 

Alan D. Valentine, M.D.

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry

c/o Christopher Smith, Business Manager

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

P.O. Box 301402 – Unit 1454

Houston, TX 77230-1402

Fax: (713) 792-8242

E-mail: avalenti@mdanderson.org

Business Manager: crsmith@mdanderson.org

 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Contact:

Alan D. Valentine, M.D.

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry

c/o Christopher Smith, Business Manager

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

P.O. Box 301402 – Unit 1454

Houston, TX 77230-1402

Fax: (713) 792-8242

E-mail: avalenti@mdanderson.org

Business Manager: crsmith@mdanderson.org

Consultative Liaison Division Medical Director/Associate Chief of the Division of Behavioral Health
(Posted 3/26/2015)

Description:

FT/ 40-hour-per-week position available for a BC/BE CL psychiatrist/Medical Director. Serves as the clinical leader of a multidisciplinary team that provides mental health consultation services to patients and their families and the medical staffs of the Cape Cod and Falmouth Hospitals. Provides direct consultation services for inpatients and ED patients in both the Cape Cod and the Falmouth Hospitals.  Will supervise and evaluate the performance of Physicians, APRNs, and PAs that are assigned to the Division at both hospitals. In collaboration with administrative and support managers and directors, this position provides leadership, planning, organization, staffing, coordination, and evaluation for Consultation and Liaison Division activities. Monitors and ensures staff compliance with organizational policies and regulations, medical staff bylaws, Joint Commission standards, and applicable State and Federal laws and regulations. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing a formal system of clinical quality monitoring and improvement, including the supervision of assigned APRNs, that incorporates performance metrics and best clinical practices. Will have the ability to teach medical students and psychiatry residents from UMass Medical School (as well as be a member of their faculty). For additional information, email Jolia Georges, Director of Physician Recruitment, jgeorges@capecodhealth.org, or call 508-862-5481.

Contact:

For additional information, email Jolia Georges, Director of Physician Recruitment, jgeorges@capecodhealth.org, or call 508-862-5481

Term Tenure Track, Full-time Rank of Professor/Associate Professor
(Posted 3/2/2015)

Description:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX)
Associate Professor (or higher) Department of Psychiatry
Term Tenure Track/ Term Tenure Associate Professor or Higher

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, invites applicants for a term tenure track, full-time academic appointment at the rank of Professor/ Associate Professor. The final rank of this appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant's qualifications. Our growing, nationally-recognized clinical department seeks an accomplished academic psychiatrist capable of enhancing our psycho-oncology research profile to complement our missions in patient care and medical education.

The major responsibilities of this position will include leadership/participation in investigator-initiated clinical or translational psycho-oncology research efforts of the Department of Psychiatry, as well as participation in clinical care and medical teaching. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of peer-reviewed research funding, publications and multidisciplinary collaborations.  Significant experience in clinical psycho-oncology is also highly desirable.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is consistently ranked as one of the United States’ leading institutions for cancer care. The Department of Psychiatry offers potential for collaboration with several highly-regarded supportive oncology programs within the institution and has programmatic and teaching affiliations with the Psychiatry departments of the Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Applicants for this post should hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Texas. Board certification in Psychiatry is required; subspecialty qualifications in Psychosomatic Medicine are desirable. Interested applicants should send a copy of their CV and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:

Alan D. Valentine, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
c/o Christopher Smith,  Business Manager
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
P.O. Box 301402 – Unit 1454
Houston, TX 77230-1402
Fax: (713) 792-8242
E-mail: avalenti@mdanderson.org
Business Manager: crsmith@mdanderson.org

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

Contact:

Alan D. Valentine, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
c/o Christopher Smith,  Business Manager
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
P.O. Box 301402 – Unit 1454
Houston, TX 77230-1402
Fax: (713) 792-8242
E-mail: avalenti@mdanderson.org
Business Manager: crsmith@mdanderson.org

Cape Cod, Massachusetts – C-L Division Lead and Associate Medical Director
(Posted 1/8/2015)

Description:

Job Summary

The Medical Director, Consultation and Liaison Division serves as the clinical leader of a multidisciplinary team that provides mental health consultation services to patients and their families and the medical staffs of the Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital. In addition, the team provides mental health consultation and care to Emergency Department patients and the medical staff.

This position reports to the Chief of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Centers for Behavioral Health of Cape Cod Health Care, Inc. The Medical Director of the C-L Division (Psychosomatic Medicine) will supervise and evaluate the performance of Physicians, APRNs, and PAs that are assigned to the Division at both hospitals. In collaboration with administrative and support managers and directors, this position provides leadership, planning, organization, staffing, coordination, and evaluation for Consultation and Liaison Division activities.

The Medical Director C-L Division monitors and ensures staff compliance with organizational policies and regulations, medical staff bylaws, Joint Commission standards, and applicable State and Federal laws and regulations. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing a formal system of clinical quality monitoring and improvement, including the supervision of assigned APRNs, that incorporates performance metrics and best clinical practices.


The Organization

Cape Cod Healthcare provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation, and outpatient health services to more than 250,000 people in Barnstable County, Massachusetts with the numbers growing significantly in the summer months. The hospital also has a 20-bed inpatient psychiatric service that serves acutely ill patients.

Cape Cod is an extraordinarily beautiful place to live.  It provides the best of two worlds: peaceful ocean-side living and an urban center (Boston) only a 1 hour drive away.  We are proud to remain an independent hospital with a strong place in our community.

Duties

  • Provide direct consultation services for inpatients and ED patients in both the Cape Cod Hospital and the Falmouth Hospital.
  • Supervise the clinical practice of assigned physicians and APRNs and/or PAs.
  • Develop, implement and oversee the operation of the Consultation and Liaison Division including designing care and communication processes, setting practice standards and performance goals, and monitoring the overall clinical quality and customer friendliness of C-L Division operations.
  • Participate in strategic planning and budget development processes that impact the performance of the Division.
  • Serve as the principle liaison between the Division and other clinical staff at Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital. Be a problem solver, finding effective and timely solutions that provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Provide training and coaching for Division staff to develop and maintain a proactive, customer-friendly service model for the Division.
  • Other duties assigned by the Chief of Psychiatry, CBH.

Qualifications

  • MD or DO degree
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry
  • Eligible for licensure in Massachusetts (employment is conditional on obtaining an unrestricted license to practice in Massachusetts)
  • ABPN certification in psychosomatic medicine is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience in a significant leadership and/or management position is desirable.

Contact:

Candidates please submit CV to: Jolia Georges, Director of Physician Recruitment, 508-862-5481, jgeorges@capecodhealth.org

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Psychoneuroimmunology
(Posted 12/12/2014)

Description:

The Ohio State University Stress and Health in Pregnancy Laboratory (PI: Lisa Christian, PhD) is seeking a full-time post-doctoral research fellow interested in effects of stress on immune and neuroendocrine function in the perinatal period. The laboratory is based at the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing hypotheses, analyzing data, and leading the manuscript writing process for empirical papers related to psychoneuroimmunology in pregnancy and postpartum. For more information, please go to: https://stressandpregnancy.osumc.edu.   

Web Address:

For more information, please go to: https://stressandpregnancy.osumc.edu.   

California Psychosomatic Psychiatry
(Posted 12/5/2014)

Description:

California Psychosomatic Psychiatry
75th Percentile MGMA Compensation
$150,000 Sign-On
Physician-Owned Group

 

High base salary with very light call volumes, tremendous benefits and a great retirement plan. Be employed by one of the largest physician-owned organizations in the country and live in beautiful Sacramento, California.

  • Great quality of life schedule with a four-day work week
  • Psychosomatic position works out of two beautiful hospitals
  • Ability to become a shareholder in one of the largest physician-owned organizations in the country
  • Excellent support staff and fully implemented medical home model
  • Amazing culture with great colleagues
  • Sign-on and relocation with up to $150,000 for housing allowance
  • Full benefits and generous retirement benefits
  • Work within the ED and hospital—fully integrated program

 

Live in one of California’s most beautiful cities without the congestion and rat race of Southern California

  • Day trips to explore the city of San Francisco, ski in the Sierra Mountains or hike along the coast
  • River rafting, fishing, kayaking and more on the American and Sacramento Rivers
  • Tours of the Napa Valley wine country
  • An array of world-class restaurants
  • Performances at the Magic Circle Theater
  • Evenings of picnicking while listening to live music at our famous Music in the Park events
  • The Sacramento Symphony’s Hot Summer Night Concert Series
  • A host of special events and programs designed to celebrate our region’s people, heritage
  • and community
  • A strong educational system and academic community, which includes University of California, Davis, Sacramento State University and Sacramento City College
  • Charming shops, eateries and boutiques on Old Town Vernon Street and in Historic Old Sacramento
  • Championship golf courses
  • The NBA’s Sacramento Kings
  • Sacramento’s renowned Aquatic Center
  • A rich cultural, arts and entertainment community
  • Affordable housing, a reasonable cost-of-living, great schools

 

 

Contact:

Patrick McDonald Senior Search Consultant

469.524.1447

Patrick.McDonald@merritthawkins.com

http://www.merritthawkins.com/job-search/job-details.aspx?job=15806&contract=168016

Post-doctoral Training in Behavioral Oncology
(Posted 12/3/2014)

Description:

Moffitt Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, invites applications to its post-doctoral training program in behavioral oncology. This recently refunded NCI-supported interdisciplinary training program is designed to prepare fellows for careers as independent investigators engaged in research on behavioral aspects of cancer prevention detection and control. The program combines a specialized curriculum (formal didactic training and one-on-one interactions with experienced mentors) with research experience (participation in funded studies under the guidance of an experienced investigator).

 

Current funded areas of faculty research include: nicotine dependence and tobacco control, cervical cancer prevention, cultural and literacy issues in cancer prevention and control, disparities in cancer care, quality of life and symptom management issues in cancer survivors, psychosocial and behavioral aspects of familial and hereditary cancer, and health care provider practices in cancer prevention and control. Training faculty include: Thomas Brandon, Ph.D., Benjamin Craig, Ph.D., David Drobes, Ph.D., David Evans, Ph.D., Martine Extermann, M.D., Ph.D., Clement Gwede, Ph.D., R.N., Paul Jacobsen, Ph.D., Heather Jim, Ph.D., Susan McMillan, Ph.D., R.N., Cathy Meade, Ph.D., R.N., Gwendolyn Quinn, Ph.D., Brian Rivers, Ph.D., Richard Roetzheim, M.D., Vani Simmons, Ph.D., Brent Small, Ph.D., and Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D.

 

Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., Sc.D., D.P.H. or M.D.) in a social science, a behavioral science, nursing, education, public health or medicine and be committed to a career in behavioral oncology research. Stipends and benefits are highly competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

 

To apply, send completed application form (available at the website listed below), curriculum vitae and two letters of reference to christine.marsella@moffitt.org. For more information about the program, please visit the following website: http://www.moffitt.org/behavioraloncology.

Contact:

To apply, send completed application form (available at the website listed below), curriculum vitae and two letters of reference to christine.marsella@moffitt.org.

Web Address:

http://www.moffitt.org/behavioraloncology

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