BC/BE Child Psychiatrist
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Department: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a board certified/board eligible child psychiatrist to provide support to the Eating Disorders Program, and the Consult Liaison Service at Children’s Medical Center. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.
The Eating Disorders Program offers a full continuum of care for children and adolescents, girls and boys with eating disorders and other eating-related illnesses. The program includes 12 inpatient beds, a partial hospitalization program, an intensive outpatient program and outpatient care.
The Consult/Liaison Service provides integrated clinical services at Children’s Medical Center. Consultations are provided to all pediatric inpatient services, including general pediatric inpatient services, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric neurology and other subspecialty services as well as ambulatory clinics and the emergency department.
The candidate’s background should include experience with psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. This includes the treatment of medical patients with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional needs, and medication management. Candidate must be able to provide supervision and teaching of child psychiatry fellows, general psychiatry residents, medical students and other allied health students.
UT Southwestern Medical Center was founded in 1943 and is now one of the leading medical schools in Education, Research and Patient Care in the country. The Department of Psychiatry is the third largest department on campus.
Children’s Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit health system and is the eighth largest pediatric healthcare provider in the country with over 550 licensed beds, two full-service campuses and 10 outpatient sites.
Applicant must have or be able to obtain a Texas medical license and be board certified or board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
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