The Division of Adult Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine is looking for dedicated and motivated full-time Outpatient Psychiatrists to join its faculty. We are looking for qualified professionals to help us meet the challenges of providing high-quality psychiatric services in a market with growing mental health care needs. University of Utah Health 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.
Successful candidates will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry with rank based on academic experience. Faculty members provide outpatient clinical services as part of the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI), in a number of satellite outpatient clinics along the Wasatch Front.
The University of Utah is located in the capital city, Salt Lake City – one of the most beautiful cities in the world, surrounded by mountains, with world-class skiing, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. The city also enjoys the Sundance Film Festival, a vibrant music scene, excellent restaurants, one of the largest LGBT communities in the country, the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera, professional basketball, baseball, and soccer teams, Ballet West (one of the premiere ballet companies in the country), a vibrant art community, and many other cultural attractions.
Applicants should hold a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Utah (or eligible) and have expertise in adult outpatient psychiatry. Completion of a residency in Psychiatry is required. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry. Obtaining board certification is a requirement for retention.
Use excellent clinical skills in psychiatry to serve the mental health needs of the outpatient clientele; Show a strong commitment to clinical care as well as demonstrated clinical aptitude; Call is an expected clinical responsibility for all faculty members. Provide cross coverage for vacations and meetings. Specific assignments will be coordinated through the Division Chief of Adult Psychiatry.
Engage in scholarly activities; Show durable dissemination of investigatory work.
Engage in patient care activities with learners. (Learners include residents, medical students, physician assistant students, and fellows); Serve as medical student and resident mentor; Teaching/supervising medical students, residents and fellows in psychiatric clinical rotations
Administrative duties associated with clinical care provided; Administrative service to the Department of Psychiatry, the Medical school and the hospital, including peer review and participation on committees, may be requested in order to attain academic promotion; Report to and be reviewed annually by the Division Chief as part of School of Medicine faculty appointment.
The percentage of effort spent in education, investigation, and administrative activities will be negotiated annually. Specific assignments will be coordinated through the Division Chief of the Psychiatry department.
Candidates should apply on-line by sending a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/71056
Inquiries may be directed to:
Jason Hunziker, M.D., Adult Psychiatry Division Chief
Department of Psychiatry
University of Utah School of Medicine
501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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