Medical Director for Consult-Liaison Services

University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Education

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Not Specified years

Posted 38 days ago

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a Medical Director for Pediatric Consult-Liaison Services at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.Consult-Liaison Services are provided to all pediatric inpatient services, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric neurology and other sub-specialty services as well as ambulatory clinics and the emergency department.The Consult-Liaison Service provides integrated clinical services for Children’s Medical Center. Children’s Medical Center provides patient care including specialized treatment in areas such as heart disease, hematology-oncology and cystic fibrosis. In addition, Children’s is a pediatric kidney, liver, intestine, heart, and bone marrow transplant center. The Medical Director will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes child psychiatrists, psychologists, and a social worker. This position includes supervision of fellows, residents, and medical students.The candidate’s background should include experience with psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, including the treatment of medical patients with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional needs, medical management and the ability to provide leadership and supervision to residents. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a Texas medical license and be board certified or board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Interested candidates should apply on-line with a CV, three references, and a letter of interest.UT Southwestern Medical Center was founded in 1943 and is now one of the country’s leading medical schools in Education, Research, and Patient Care. Our distinguished faculty includes four active Nobel Prize winners, 21 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 18 members of the National Academy of Sciences.Children’s Medical Center is a not-for-profit health system and is the eighth largest pediatric healthcare provider in the country with 616 licensed beds, two full-service campuses and 18 specialty center locations. Man of the more than 50 specialty programs have received national and international recognition, confirming a stellar reputation for Children’s and UT Southwestern Medical Center as one of the finest pediatric providers in the United States.

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