Psychiatrist and Endowed Chair for Youth Behavioral Health

Location
Detroit, Michigan
Posted
Nov 06, 2020
Specialty
Psychiatry
Position Type
Permanent

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-time highly qualified physician faculty board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This is a unique opportunity for a physician to provide leadership for the psychiatry division of University Pediatrics in collaboration with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Children’s Hospital in Detroit, MI and a growing Psychiatry program with CMU Health including a new established fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

The individual occupying this position will be the incumbent for the Patricia H. Rodzik Endowed Chair for Youth Behavioral Health held within The Children’s Foundation. The funds generated by the endowment are dedicated to providing resources for innovative research, teaching, and clinical care at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in the behavioral health field. The Children’s Foundation is dedicated to providing resources to support research and clinical programs helping children and young adults with mental health disorders.

Positions will be at Associate or Full Professor rank, depending on academic credentials. To be considered for this appointment, applicants are expected to demonstrate multidimensional qualifications in clinical practice, education, research, and involvement in community-based initiatives focusing on mental health.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

MD or DO degree, certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties or American Osteopathic Association recognized clinical specialty, licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Michigan, established credentials or developing potential in clinical practice, strong collaborative and communication skills, and demonstrated commitment to diversity. Applicants applying for advanced rank should have a demonstrated record of teaching and an established area of scholarly activity.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage in outpatient and/or inpatient clinical work with University Pediatrics and DMC Children Hospital.
  • Participate on interdisciplinary teams; Provides advising and making recommendations for the care of children and adolescents.
  • Responsible for maintaining medical records in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • In collaboration with other clinicians will develop, maintain, and monitor a clinical case management system to provide continuity of care and follow-up for higher-need patients.
  • Initiate and develop on-going liaison relationships with community health providers, services, hospitals, and other resources.
  • Consult with faculty, staff, learners and family members, who are concerned about a patient while adhering to confidentiality guidelines.
  • Conduct research and/or scholarly activity relevant to the advancement of medicine and/or medical education that leads to publications
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity by working to develop a culture of inclusion and mutual respect.

About CMU College of Medicine:  The CMU College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class in the summer of 2013. The innovative medical school curriculum is designed to prepare students for practice in mid- to northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula, with particular attention to primary care needs in the region. The program is housed in a new facility with advanced technology for teaching. For more information, visit College’s website.

About University Pediatrics: University Pediatricians is a non-profit practice plan that includes nearly 250 physicians that provide pediatric healthcare services at the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan. University Pediatricians also owns and operates three autism treatment centers in southeastern Michigan. Working in coordination with DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan we strive to improve the health and well-being of all children and their communities by advancing science and the practice of pediatric health care and through advocacy programs.

About DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan: Since 1886, DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been dedicated to providing high quality care to children and adolescents in a caring, efficient, and family-centered environment. With more than 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialty services, the hospital draws patients from nearly every Michigan County, 39 additional states, and 22 countries annually, and provides the highest level of pediatric specialty care available for children.

EXEMPT STATUS: This position is exempt from overtime pay provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All employment decisions are made based on an individual’s qualification for a particular job. Consistent with the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, marital status, genetic information covered veteran status, sexual orientation, or any category protected by applicable law.

How to Apply:                  

Please submit a copy of your current CV and contact information to:

Melanie Yenchai

Senior Physician Sourcing Specialist

Tenet Healthcare

Phone/Text: 469-418-4590

E-mail: melanie.yenchai@tenethealth.com         

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