The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is seeking a board certified/board eligible Child Psychiatrist to provide support to the Eating Disorders Program and the Consult Liaison Service at Children’s Medical Center. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.
Candidates for this position do not require specific Eating Disorders experience as training and mentorship by senior faculty and staff is available.
The Eating Disorders Program offers a full continuum of care for children and adolescents, girls and boys with eating disorders and other eating-related illnesses. The program includes 12 inpatient beds, a partial hospitalization program, an intensive outpatient program and outpatient care.
The Consult/Liaison Service provides integrated clinical services at Children’s Medical Center. Consultations are provided to all pediatric inpatient services, including general pediatric inpatient services, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric neurology and other sub-specialty services as well as ambulatory clinics and the emergency department.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The candidate’s background should include experience with psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. This includes the treatment of medical patients with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional needs, and medication management. Candidate must be able to provide supervision and teaching of child psychiatry fellows, general psychiatry residents, medical students and other allied health students. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a Texas medical license and be board certified or board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Internal Number: 480409
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