Duke Adult Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist

Duke Health
Durham, North Carolina
Sep 06, 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 interested in joining our Consultation Liaison/Emergency Psychiatry team at Duke Raleigh Hospital. We are seeking individuals who are interested in working with a multidisciplinary group consisting of clinical psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and behavioral health nurses. In addition to working effectively with the behavioral health team, candidates should be able to skillfully interface and collaborate with emergency, medical, and surgical services. The attending psychiatrist will be responsible for direct clinical care as well as teaching and mentoring health professions students. This position is a faculty appointment with rank commensurate with the applicants experience. This position allows for practice in a community hospital setting but with the advantages of being on faculty at the Duke University School of Medicine.

Primary Activities: The clinical faculty position will include assisting consulting teams by directly conducting evaluations and/or supervising assessments performed by other members of the behavioral health team on adult patients in the emergency room or admitted to the hospital. The position will also involve supervision of health professions students. Scholarly and quality improvement activities are encouraged and supported. Ideally hoping to recruit a candidate interested in a 7 day on/7 day off schedule, but this is negotiable. Flexible schedule options allow time for the candidate to pursue other interests during off service time, including but not limited to scholarly work, teaching, or outpatient activities.

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, designed to promote interdisciplinary research. As one of the Southeasts 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.

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