Assistant Professor - Staff Psychiatrist

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7248095 (Ref.No. 19515-en_US)
Posted: May 26, 2024

Job Description


The Menninger Clinic is one of the nation's premier mental health care providers. We are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illnesses, 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, which is a leading academic health science institution located within the world's largest medical center and is known for its excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service.

Job Duties

The Staff Psychiatrist will be responsible for evaluating and managing 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. These services may be delivered individually or within an interdisciplinary team setting. The Staff Psychiatrist will be able to work alongside trainees in psychiatry, psychology, social work, mental health counselors, and nursing.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have an MD or DO degree with completion of an approved residency in general psychiatry; board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or pass the examination for board certification in psychiatry within three years of graduation from residency and current CPR certification.

Preferred: Current license to practice medicine in Texas.

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

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.