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

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7081263 (Ref.No. 7752-en_US)
Posted: July 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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 institution located within the world's largest medical center. It is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service.

Job Duties

The Menninger Clinic is seeking a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our excellent team of professionals. This individual will serve as the leader of the interdisciplinary treatment team as well as assume responsibility for the assessment, treatment and disposition of assigned inpatients. The primary focus of the program is a two week diagnostic evaluation which includes input and consultation from multiple disciplines culminating in a comprehensive executive summary and diagnostic feedback to the patient/family. The secondary focus includes stabilization and treatment refinement with some patients staying on longer than the two week diagnostic period. This physician-leader will also be supervising Child/Adolescent fellows assigned to the program and have the opportunity to interact with other trainees in psychology, social work, and nursing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have an MD or DO degree with completion of an approved residency in general psychiatry and child 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;
  • 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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