Assistant Professor (Staff Psychiatrist)
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.
The Menninger Clinic is seeking a Staff Psychiatrist to join our excellent team of professionals. The Staff Psychiatrist will serve as the leader of an interdisciplinary team and assume responsibility 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. As needed, the Staff Psychiatrist could be assigned to service areas such as continuity clinic(s), comprehensive outpatient assessments, psychiatric home health services, etc. The Staff Psychiatrist will also have the opportunity to interact with trainees in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing.
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.