Duke Nocturnist Psychiatrist

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Jan 07, 2021
Position Type
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine invites applications for a board-certified/board-eligible Psychiatrist to join our team as a nocturnist on our Emergency Psychiatry Service at the Duke University Hospital. The start date is flexible. Position is available as soon as April 2021.

Primary Activities: This clinical faculty position will include assisting with any psychiatry related needs in the Duke University Hospital Emergency Department as well as urgent consult liaison related duties on the inpatient medical/surgical floors that may arise during their shifts. They are onsite during their night shifts and will primarily be responsible for evaluating psychiatric patients, making treatment recommendations, and responding to behavioral health emergencies. They will be part of an interdisciplinary team of social workers, advanced practice providers, and psychiatrists. Social workers will assist in evaluations and referrals overnight. Successful applicants will be strong clinicians with demonstrated proficiency in team-based communication and collaborating with clinicians from other disciplines. This position may also involve participation in clinical research projects and supervision of health professions students.

Duke University offers a rich intellectual and scientific environment facilitated by several institutes, including the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, which are designed to promote interdisciplinary research. The Duke University Hospital has consistently been ranked as the #1 hospital in North Carolina. As one of the Southeast's preeminent health care providers, the Duke University Health System had more than 66,000 inpatient stays and more than 2 million outpatient visits in the 2016 fiscal year. Duke Health encompasses one of the largest biomedical research enterprises in the country, with more than $650 million annually in sponsored research expenditures.

Duke employees are part of a premier organization dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care. Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, dental care and retirement, Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution.

The Research Triangle Park is a globally prominent hub for biomedical research and development. Conceived around three major universities in the cities of Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, the region attracts and fosters cultural diversity, economic resilience, and a spectrum of personal and professional options. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit: http://community.duke.edu/.

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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