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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

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
(Posted 11/5/2014)

Description:

The Department of Behavioral Science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks a department chair with Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H., Dr.P.H. or equivalent degree in Psychology, Behavioral Science, Public Health, or related fields to further expand and strengthen interdisciplinary, collaborative research programs between behavioral scientists and other disciplines. The candidate must be an established scientist with a distinguished record in cancer research, prevention and/or population sciences.

MD Anderson’s Behavioral Science department is widely considered a leading program of its kind in a cancer center and a model for this field. The department includes hallmark programs in tobacco cessation, as well as extensive expertise in the psychosocial aspects of cancer care, survivorship, prevention, genetic testing, and patient communications.  There are opportunities for future growth, including expansion of existing programs, initiation of new research programs and faculty recruitment in unrepresented or under-represented areas relevant to cancer prevention. Examples of growth areas are our Center for Energy Balance and the wide range of efforts developing from the Cancer Prevention Platform that supports the institution’s Moon Shots Program. As a Texas institution, MD Anderson has access to funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), which has resulted in $190 million in grants to MD Anderson as of Oct. 1, 2014.

The chair will be responsible for all aspects of department functions, including research (and clinical) oversight, translational direction, faculty recruitment, faculty/staff development, and fiscal oversight including an array of activities regarding budgeting, grants management, and financial compliance. Preference will be given to candidates with prior administrative experience, a record of innovative scholarly activities and publications, and who have demonstrated independent and/or collaborative research. Additionally, this position entails responsibility for providing a balanced and integrated educational program for fellows, postdoctoral trainees and students in, or rotating through, the department. 

The position includes membership in the leadership team of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership in interacting with stakeholders both within and outside their institution, planning and assessing programs, developing plans to resolve operational issues, and managing financial and human resources.

Applications should include a letter of interest that conveys his or her qualifications for the position, as well as a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of at least three references. All applications and nominations should be submitted by Jan. 1, 2015 to:

Jennifer Anderson, Administrator, Behavioral Science Chair Search Committee

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd – Unit 1492; Houston, TX 77030

Email: jaanders@mdanderson.org 

 

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Contact:

Jennifer Anderson, Administrator, Behavioral Science Chair Search Committee
Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd – Unit 1492; Houston, TX 77030
Email: jaanders@mdanderson.org 

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist
(Posted 10/24/2014)

Description:

The Department of Psychiatry & Psychology at the Cleveland Clinic seeks a board-certified psychiatrist to join the consultation-liaison psychiatry service to meet the needs of expanding services within the Cleveland Clinic Health System.  Board certification / eligibility in psychosomatic medicine is encouraged although not required.

The position will involve a full-time commitment to psychiatric consultations on the inpatient medical and surgical services at our main campus and regional hospitals with the possibility of outpatient specialty clinics. Additional responsibilities include clinical and didactic training of medical students, psychiatric residents and consultation-liaison fellows.  Aptitude for research is desired. 

Academic appointments are available through the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. 

The CCF Department of Psychiatry & Psychology is an academic psychiatry service rated by U.S. News & World Report Magazine among the best psychiatric services in the country.  It delivers a full-spectrum of emergency, outpatient, inpatient and partial hospitalization services while operating a busy psychiatric residency and participating in the training of medical students of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

This dynamic position commands an extremely competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage and a collegial work environment.

To apply online, please click here and be sure to submit your CV. 

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  Cleveland Clinic is a smoke/drug free work environment.

Contact:

To learn more, interested candidates should contact:

Leo Pozuelo, M.D., FACP, FAPM
Section Head, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Vice Chair Clinical Services
pozuell@ccf.org

Web Address:

https://www.practicematch.com/CareerCenter/Opportunities/Display.cfm?OpportunityID=453981&RemainEmbedded=1&NewSearch=true

Email Address:

 Leo Pozuelo, M.D., FACP, FAPM: pozuell@ccf.org

Full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor at University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus, Department of Psychology
(Posted 10/14/2014)

Description:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado Denver, Downtown Denver Campus, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2015. Review of applications will begin in November, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. We are seeking an outstanding scholar and teacher to fulfill important roles in both our APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology and our undergraduate psychology program. We are interested in applicants with background and research interests in Clinical Health Psychology (broadly defined) who have acquired a strong record of research productivity and show potential for extramural funding. Candidates with research in all areas of clinical health psychology will be considered. Individuals with research in health disparities or cultural diversity are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor and supervise undergraduates and clinical psychology graduate students, and participate in various service activities. We particularly encourage candidates who can enhance the department's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through research, teaching, and outreach. The position requires a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and the applicant must be licensed or license-eligible to practice as a clinical psychologist in the state of Colorado. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Please refer to the department website for more information on our programs http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/CLAS/Departments/psychology/Pages/Psychology.aspx.

Contact:

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package (http://www.cu.edu/pbs/). Interested applicants can refer to http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/89311 for a more detailed description of the position and information regarding the application process. Email inquiries regarding procedures can be directed to Kimberly.Hill@ucdenver.edu. More specific questions may be directed to the Search Chair at Kristin.Kilbourn@ucdenver.edu.

Web Address:

http://www.optimismresearch.net/postdoc.htm

POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLAR at University of Kentucky: Psychological and Physiological Health in Aging
(Posted 10/14/2014)

Description:
The Department of Psychology has an opening for a post-doctoral research scholar beginning August 15, 2015. The scholar will work with Dr. Suzanne Segerstrom on NIH-funded longitudinal research on the relationships among psychological, psychophysiological, and immunological health in older adults, with foci on personality, self-regulation, pain, inflammation, and immunological aging. NIH pay scale, benefits, and annual conference travel provided. A full description of the position can be found at http://www.optimismresearch.net/postdoc.htm

Web Address:
http://www.optimismresearch.net/postdoc.htm

Clinical Research Scientist
(Posted 10/2/2014)

Description:
Omada Health is hiring a Clinical Research Scientist in San Francisco to direct research on online evidence-based treatments like Prevent. This is an 'in-house academic' position: conducting/managing clinical trials, NIH grants, and data analysis. Make a real-world impact on millions of people: http://bit.ly/1u25ZFn

Web Address:
http://bit.ly/1u25ZFn

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