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Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health Services
Job Function: Clinical Services
Job Title: Clinical Instructor - Psychiatry
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervisor’s Title: Chair of the Department
Job Summary (Purpose and Function):
The Clinical Instructor shall function under the supervision of the Chair of the University of Miami Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The position of Clinical Instructor is a one-year experience that offers
a unique blend of education, patient care and administration.
Admission, consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with psychiatric and general medical problems for safe, effective and compassionate patient care. Demonstrates dexterity and competency to perform and teach all essential and required procedures.
Acts as an instructor of clinical psychiatry to provide teaching, supervision and serve as a role model to other residents in the program.
Identifies need for patient education and provides education.
Comprehensively documents in patients’ charts in a timely and accurate manner.
Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to patient and family issues, including age, gender and cultural diversity.
Efficiently performs in emergent situations, including adherence to established clinic and hospital-specific protocols.
Demonstrates applied knowledge base including integration of skills.
Participates actively in all educational and residency program activities and assumes responsibility for teaching residents, interns and medical students.
Contribute to monthly M&M and Journal Club conferences.
Demonstrates awareness and applies knowledge of legal issues in all aspects of patient care, incorporating risk management skills, and quality control measures.
Assists the Program Director and GME office in obtaining resident participation in the Graduate Medical Education Committee.
Prepares residents for ACGME reviews.
Assist with recruitment activities for the Psychiatry Residency.
Participates in the resolution of problems or complaints affecting the residents.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Clinical Instructors report to the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and are supervised by faculty at JBHH
Clinical Instructors are required to supervise and train junior residents and students in clinical tasks.
Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):
M.D. or D.O Degree
Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Psychiatry Residency Program
State of Florida Medical Licensure
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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