VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry are recruiting a Geriatric Psychiatrist with experience and interest in treatment of geriatric patients, as well as psychosis and mood disorders, for general outpatient, consultation liaison work for inpatient medicine and telehealth work at VA CT Healthcare System. This position includes an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the Yale Department of Psychiatry and the candidate will have the opportunity to have a leadership role in the Geriatric Fellowship. Candidates must have clear interest and experience in treating geriatric patients; candidates should also have an interest in academic or scholarly work.
Clinical responsibilities will include working with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals in order to care for geriatric patients as well as individuals with serious mental illness as well as those with substance abuse comorbidity. It will also include pharmacotherapy and may include hospital-based interventions using empirically-supported interventions (e.g. ECT, ketamine and rTMS) and may include behavioral treatments including group-, individual-, family and couples and telehealth.
The individual will be responsible for teaching fellows, residents, medical students and other trainees, and for initiating scholarly work related to teaching or research. Research conducted within this position may involve a wide array of topics, including but not limited to studying geriatrics, psychosis, mood disorders, suicidality and other issues that affect veterans, epidemiology, pharmacologic treatment, psychotherapy development, training, or implementation, and technology-based assessment and treatment approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct scholarly work, either in education, by developing educations materials, publishing on education and other clinical topics or in research with writing of grants and ability to properly manage and administer projects, and collaborate with faculty within VA Connecticut Healthcare System and the Yale Department of Psychiatry.
Applicants must be Board eligible or certified in geriatric psychiatry, general psychiatry and be legally employable. Preference will be given to applicants who have relevant clinical experience in treating this population, in treating veterans and a history of academic productivity including publications, and be in a position to initiate and produce scholarly work.
Interested applicants please apply thorough Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/72052. If you have any questions about this position please contact Ismene Petrakis, MD Chief of Mental Health Services of VA CT Healthcare System by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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