Assistant Professor (Float Psychiatrist) - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Menninger Activ

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7072297 (Ref.No. 5322-en_US)
Posted: November 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

The Menninger Clinic (www.menningerclinic.com) is one of the nation's premier mental health care providers. We are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety, and addictive disorders throughout the spectrum of inpatient to outpatient care.  We are equally committed to teaching future mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research.  Menninger is an affiliated teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu).  Baylor is a leading academic health science institutions located within the world's largest medical center.  It is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service.

Summary

The Menninger Clinic is seeking a Float Psychiatrist to join our excellent team of professionals.  This position is census driven and will float to all of the Menninger Clinic inpatient programs and services to provide coverage.  Will be responsible for the evaluation and management of assigned patients. This includes coordinating and monitoring utilization management, planning and coordinating the transition of patients through the continuum of care, and maintaining appropriate communication with required agencies and individuals throughout treatment. The Float Psychiatrist will also have the opportunity to interact with trainees in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have an MD or DO degree with completion of an approved residency in general psychiatry; board-certified or board-eligible for certification by ABPN; must be able to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams and possess knowledge of therapeutic modalities employed by team members and the assigned clinical program; and current CPR certification. 


Preferred: Current license to practice medicine in the State of Texas; and two (2) years of post-residency work experience in related area of specialty.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.



 

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