Geriatric Psychiatrist

US-MI-Saginaw
3 months ago
ID
2017-1134
# of Openings
1
Category
Psychiatry

Overview

 

 

Geriatric Psychiatrist needed in Saginaw, Michigan.  CMU Medical Education Partners, Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our fully accredited ACGME team. The psychiatrist is clinically responsible for the overall provision and integration of medical services provided to patients on the geriatric inpatient unit. The selected candidate will have both clinical and academic responsibility including teaching residents and medical students. We seek a candidate who shares our vision for providing excellent education and high-quality patient care in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Saginaw, MI and the surrounding Great Lakes Bay region offers an attractive mix of small town charm and big city offerings. Residents experience a lower cost of living, easy accessibility to Michigan’s Great outdoors, community events, camping and local concerts and sporting events. The region has a large, diverse and supportive medical community

Minimum requirements include current board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, eligibility for an unrestricted Michigan medical license. Experience in academia preferred.

This is a full time employed faculty position that offers a very competitive salary and benefits. Candidate must be able to obtain a Michigan license and interested in scholarly activities. CMU Medical Education Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

 

The Geriatric Psychiatrist assists the Program Director in all facets of the academic program. Core faculty members will adhere to the ACGME program requirements for patient care without residents.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Clinical (90%)

 

Staff privileges at all applicable member hospitals/facilities in which Doctor provides or performs services will be maintained with academic work rounds and attending rounds.   Faculty will be engaged in providing quality education in a clinical environment, service diverse patients, including the medically underserved and low-income population. Call coverage shall be performed in accordance with the Psychiatry on-call schedule, which may include weeknight, weekend, and holiday call coverage.

 

    1. Provide clinical supervision, in conjunction with other faculty, for resident clinics, and in-patient settings including evaluation of residents and/or medical students in the hospitals.
    2. Supervise residents and/or medical students who may be taken on electives and inpatient services.

 

       2.   Administrative – Departmental leadership responsibilities, medical directorships, etc. 

 

       3.   Research (5%) - Contributes to the departmental research objective on a continual basis.
             This amounts to an average of one day per month for scholarly activity, which would
              include work on regional or national presentations, research mentoring and peer-reviewed 
              publications as required by ACGME.

       

       4.   Educational (5%)

    1. Faculty will aid in the planning and implementation of training and educational programs in or relating to their Program, which are under the aegis of CMU Medical Education Partners, including clinics, out-patient services, office-based programs, other community services, and also assist in the evaluation of such programs with an emphasis on geriatric psychiatry.
    2. Assists with the annual curriculum for conferences and monitors resident and/or medical student presentations at the conferences, for both the Clinic and member hospitals.
    3. Maintains access to all patients admitted to any of the services of the department; staffs resident teaching rounds; directs CME; and, aids in the identification and utilization of available community resources in the Training Program of the department.
    4. Lectures on relevant topics at routine conferences, Grand Rounds topics and other conferences as are educationally required for the residency program.
    5. Assist the program in the evaluation of residents at all phases of training.
    6. Participates in clerkship student conferences during each rotation.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

  1. Requisite specialty expertise and documented educational and administrative experience acceptable to the Review Committee.
  2. Current certification in the specialty by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), or specialty qualifications that are acceptable to the Review Committee.
  3. Current, unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Michigan, and appropriate medical staff appointment with participating institutions.

OTHER DUTIES

 

The above description provides a brief overview of the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements. It should not be construed as all encompassing. Additional duties may be assigned or deleted as needed.

 

 

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