Full Job Description
UT Southwestern Medical Center,
Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is
seeking a Medical Director for Pediatric Consult-Liaison Services at Children’s
Medical Center Dallas. Level of
appointment commensurate with experience.
Consult-Liaison Services are provided to
all pediatric inpatient services, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric
neurology and other sub-specialty services as well as ambulatory clinics and
the emergency department.
The Consult-Liaison Service provides
integrated clinical services for Children’s Health System of Texas, Children’s
Medical Center, Dallas. Children’s
Medical Center provides patient care including specialized treatment in areas
such as heart disease, hematology-oncology and cystic fibrosis. In addition, Children’s is a pediatric
kidney, liver, intestine, heart, and bone marrow transplant center. The Medical Director will be an integral part
of a multi-disciplinary team that includes child psychiatrists, psychologists,
and a social worker. This position
includes supervision of fellows, residents, and medical students.
The candidate’s background should
include experience with psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and
adolescents, including the treatment of medical patients with cognitive,
behavioral, and emotional needs, medical management and the ability to provide
leadership and supervision to residents. Applicant must have or be able to
obtain a Texas medical license and be board certified or board eligible in
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Interested candidates should apply on-line with a CV, three references,
and a letter of interest. Appointment rank
will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
UT Southwestern Medical Center was
founded in 1943 and is now one of the country’s leading medical schools in
Education, Research, and Patient Care.
Our distinguished faculty includes four active Nobel Prize winners, 21
members of the Institute of Medicine, and 18 members of the National Academy of
Children’s Medical Center is a
not-for-profit health system and is the eighth largest pediatric healthcare
provider in the country with 616 licensed beds, two full-service campuses and
18 specialty center locations. Many of
the more than 50 specialty programs have received national and international
recognition, confirming a stellar reputation for Children’s and UT Southwestern
Medical Center as one of the finest pediatric providers in the United States.
Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women, minorities, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.