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Medical Director for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service

Job Number: 524955
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 242260 - Adult Consult Liaison Psy
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Medical Director for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Psychiatry is seeking an outstanding full-time attending psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director for the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service (C/L) at Parkland Memorial Hospital. This service is committed to providing comprehensive mental health services to adult medical/surgical/obstetrical/ED patients at Parkland.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of excellent clinical and clinical-teaching skills, an academic track record, as well as experience in medical administration, quality improvement and associated budgetary issues. This is a high profile, visible position that offers great opportunity for development and career enhancement.

This is an open rank position; academic rank of appointment will be commensurate with experience. The academic C/L Service includes psychiatrists, psychologists, nursing, social work and a variety of trainees, including general psychiatry residents, C/L fellows, medical students, and graduate students. This faculty position includes direct patient care and clinical teaching and supervision. Clinical duties include interface with patients, families and providers from a wide variety of other medical/surgical/obstetrical services in the care of patients.

Candidates must have or be able to obtain a Texas Medical License and must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full time schedule.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.