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Consultative Liaison Psychiatrist, Colorado Permanente Medical Group
(Posted 6/18/2015)

Description:

Get more out of your life and your career at the Colorado Permanente Medical Group. We are a physician-managed, integrated, multi-specialty healthcare system. Now is a particularly exciting time to join the team as healthcare changes continue to bring exponential growth and opportunity to KP Colorado.

Currently we have a full-time opening for a BE/BC Inpatient Psychiatrist for our consult-liaison psychiatry service in our Behavioral Health Department. This physician will work at SCL Good Samaritan in Lafayette, near Boulder. Join our collegial team with an excellent support staff that currently practices the future of integrated medicine!

This physician will provide psychiatric consultation for patients admitted to the medical/surgical service of the hospital as well as to the Emergency Department. Additional duties include coverage on the inpatient psychiatry service at least one weekend per month as well providing vacation and other coverage for the consultation-liaison service at SCL St. Joseph Hospital. Other duties may include virtual consultation to primary care offices and other emergency rooms. Experience in C/L is required, sub-specialty certification is preferred.

The advantages of working with us include our comprehensive network of support, state-of-the-art electronic medical records system (HealthConnect -'Epic-based and EPIC ASAP), collegial team environment and excellent compensation and benefit package.

Kaiser Permanente Colorado has been named the #1 Commercial Health Plan, #1 Medicare Health Plan in Colorado and earned top level Patient-Centered Medical Home designation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Our members have rated the organization's health plan highest in member satisfaction in Colorado for a fifth consecutive year, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

You'll also enjoy living in Colorado, an area known for its beautiful natural attractions and four season recreational amenities. Our mild temperatures and diverse culture make us an ideal place for those who love a community rich in arts and entertainment.

Must be BC/BE in Psychiatry. Experienced physicians are encouraged to apply.  

Contact:

Amy Chang, Senior Talent Selection Specialist
amy.i.chang@kp.org

Web Address:

http://co.kpphysiciancareers.org 

Clinical Psychologist - Assistant Professor - University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute - PsychoOncology
(Posted 5/26/2015)

Description:

PhD - Clinical Psychologist - Cancer

Faculty opportunities in the Biobehavioral Oncology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center) for a license-eligible clinical psychologist interested in combining research and clinical work with cancer patients and their families (Psycho-oncology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine).

Outstanding clinical skills and experience with chronic disease patients are requirements, as is a strong track record of research productivity.

Individuals with interest and expertise in randomized intervention trials, and/or psychobiological mechanism studies in patient-centered research are strongly encouraged to apply. Specific training and clinical experience in psycho-oncology is a plus. The successful candidate will evidence a dedication to clinical care, as well to collaborative interdisciplinary research, and have an appreciation of the power of translational perspectives. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should apply electronically by sending: 1) a curriculum vita; 2) a letter of interest clearly describing how their background would synergize with ongoing clinical care and cancer-related research at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as highlighting qualifications, areas of expertise, and future goals; 3) names and contact information for three references. Email: bovbjergdh@upmc.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately with the goal of recruitment as soon as possible. The University of Pittsburgh (http://www.pitt.edu), ranked 7th nationally in NIH funding, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact:

Email: bovbjergdh@upmc.edu

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

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