DUTIES: The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a qualified MD as an attending for our Consultation Liaison (CL)/Emergency Room and Outpatient Psychiatry Service with the focus on outpatient services and development. The CL Service provides initial consultations and follow up for all adult surgical, medical and OB/GYN services at the University Hospital of Brooklyn. Consultations are also provided to our active emergency room. A psychiatric consult consists of a complete assessment, evaluation, and intervention that are necessary for the management of patients with medical and psychiatric conditions to establish a diagnosis and to initiate a treatment plan. Responsibilities include participation of a multidisciplinary treatment team, individual supervision of medical students/psychiatry residents as well as involvement in the clinical research protocols. Excellent opportunity to collaborate with SUNY faculty interested in schizophrenia and affective disorders. The incumbent will also have dedicated time for working on clinical or preclinical research endeavors. They will also investigate grant opportunities, funded research projects, and/or clinical trials. If the incumbent is successful in finding funded or research opportunities, they will expended to produce publications and scholarly work. They will participate actively in formal/informal teaching of medical students/residents in an outpatient setting/COM lectures. Additional activities will be, but not limited to, presenting Grand Rounds, interviewing medical students and resident candidates, mentoring medical students, supervising medical students and residents. The incumbent will be asked to participate in various departmental committees and might be asked to assume committee responsibility on UHB Committees and/or the COM committees. There will be an opportunity to participate in the department's call system. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications: - BC/BE Psychiatrist - New York State Licensure - DEA Registration - Must have completed an accredited Psychiatric Residency Program. - Consultation Liaison Fellowship is a plus. - The desired candidate should have at least two (2) years of experience working in a psychiatric emergency room, inpatient service or outpatient psychiatry. - The candidate must have demonstrated expertise in psychopharmacological and crisis intervention management of acutely ill psychiatric patients. - The candidate must be experienced in psychiatric presentation of mentally ill or compromised patients. - Must be comfortable working with a culturally diverse population and experience in forming linkages with community-based resources. - Appropriate clinical, educational and administrative experience. - Experience with HIPAA, Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance, etc. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.