University of Utah Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00250 - Psychiatry

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 2016/2017 academic year

Details

Academic Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist, RankDOQ– University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

The Division of Adult Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine is looking for a dedicated and motivated Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist to take the lead of our Consultation/Liaison service. The successful candidate will be driven, innovative, and have the desire to enhance a comprehensive psychiatric Consultation/Liaison service to serve the needs of the emergency room, medical and surgical services. University of Utah Health Care is relied upon by our local and regional communities to improve overall health and quality of life. We do this by maintaining a commitment to outstanding patient care, the highest standard of training for medical students and residents, and continued expansion of our pioneering research programs.

If you share this passion for excellence, we invite you to consider this opportunity to become an integral part of our adult psychiatry team. Candidates will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry with rank based on academic experience.

Qualifications:

Applicants should hold a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Utah (or eligible) and have expertise in adult inpatient and/or outpatient psychiatry.

Completion of a residency in Psychiatry, and current enrollment in good standing or completion of anACGMEcertified Psychosomatic Psychiatry Fellowship is required.

The candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry and be board eligible in Psychosomatic Psychiatry upon hire. Obtaining board certification is a requirement for retention.

Responsibilities:

•Consultation for patients on medical/surgical services, emergency room, and at times provide clinical care of psychiatric inpatients

•Teaching/supervising medical students and residents in psychiatric clinical rotations

•Scholarly activity/research may be organized as you progress

•Administrative service to the Department of Psychiatry, the hospital, and the Medical school, including peer review and participation on committees, may be requested

•Call is an expected clinical responsibility for all faculty

•Cross coverage for team members

The percentage of effort spent in teaching, research and administrative activities will be negotiated annually. Specific assignments will be coordinated through the Division Chief of Adult Psychiatry.

Candidates should apply on-line by sending a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/52808

Inquiries may be directed to:

Jason Hunziker, M.D.

Division Chief, Adult Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry

University of Utah

501 Chipeta Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

jason.hunziker@hsc.utah.edu

The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of UtahHSCvalues candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Providing a list of references is highly desirable.

Open Date 06/01/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01486F

Type Faculty