Faculty Position with Assignment at LAC+USC Medical Center Licensed/Board Certified/Eligible Psychiatrist Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences (Clinician Educator)

University of Southern California

United States

September 1, 2022

Description

Faculty Position with Assignment at LAC+USC Medical Center Licensed/Board

Certified/Eligible Psychiatrist Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences (Clinician Educator)

Apply Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC is seeking a full-time board certified (preferred) or board eligible Adult Psychiatrists to care for patients at LAC+USC Medical Center. We are seeking experienced psychiatrists to join a diverse and dynamic multidisciplinary team who are strongly committed to providing excellent, multiculturally competent, clinical treatment to patients and training to psychiatric residents and medical students. We are seeking candidates who are reflective of our diverse patient population and who have strong clinical skills, and will thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, collegial, professional environment.

This is a full-time clinical faculty positions with academic appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and clinical service assignments at LAC+USC Medical Center. Salary is competitive, and contingent on experience. A generous benefits package includes health insurance, retirement, paid time off, parental leave, tuition assistance, professional days, a stipend for professional development, and more (information about benefits can be found here).

Essential Functions:

  • Report to and work closely with the Psych service chiefs.
  • Provide direct or indirect psychiatric care via supervising residents &/or medical students including collaborative evaluation, diagnosis, and medication treatment of mental disorders for patients at LAC+USC medical center.
  • Facilitate referrals and disposition to appropriate care level, when needed.
  • Support medication treatment with brief supportive therapy and motivational interviewing when indicated.
  • Cover on-call emergencies, as assigned. This includes being available for urgent medication issues of patients on assigned workdays.

  • Complete documentation in a timely manner and in compliance with departmental and LAC+USC Medical Center policies.

  • Attend multidisciplinary faculty and staff meetings.
  • Collaborate and consult with other mental health providers and medical specialties to promote the best care possible for patients.
  • Participate in yearly merit review and performance evaluations, peer review, quality improvement activities and other unit, departmental, and division teams and committees.
  • Provide teaching and supervision of psychiatry residents (PGY 1-4s) and medical students.
  • Attend Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds, Social Justice Forums, and Department Matters meetings.
  • THIS IS NOT A REMOTE POSITION.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a State of California licensed Physician (or eligible for CA state licensing) and a board certified (preferred) or board eligible psychiatrist.
  • Experience in medication treatment, psychiatric stabilization, and crisis intervention.
  • Multicultural competency in working with patients of color and from disadvantaged economic classes, LGBTQ patients, and international patients.
  • Resilient, self-aware, and able to thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • An advanced practice clinician possessing well-developed clinical and psychopharmacological skills and the willingness to support the development of evidence-based clinical guidelines for patients.
  • Effectively works in a highly diverse and multicultural patient population and LGBTQ affirmative environment;
  • Interest and skill in
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice and to professional integrity.
  • Desire to continue to grow as a professional and committed to excellence and lifelong learning.
  • Language skills other than English are welcomed but not required.
  • Application Deadline: Until position is filled.

    Starting Date: Negotiable

    The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. USC is one of the world's leading private research universities with approximately 48,500 students from all 50 states and boasts one of the largest international student bodies in the country. USC is located in the heart of Los Angeles, a culturally rich metropolitan city with a large ethnic and economically diverse population and is close to both beach and mountains with wonderful outdoor recreation opportunities. The mild temperatures along with the city's average of 329 days of sun per year makes Los Angeles a wonderful city to live and work.

    The Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences is committed to attracting and nurturing a diverse community dedicated to providing culturally informed, high-quality behavioral healthcare to a multicultural population. Both in our work environment and clinical practice, we embrace diversity across multiple dimensions. We aim to provide a safe, inclusive environment for our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, trainees, volunteers, patients, colleagues, and the multitude of stakeholders with whom we work. Through our clinical services, educational programs, research studies, and policy initiatives, we are committed to addressing health care disparities for historically underserved groups; to combating racism and anti-Blackness at all levels; and to promoting and ensuring social justice.

    To apply, please upload your CV, cover letter expressing interest and fit for the position, and 3 reference letters to Geoff Finucane at geoffrey.finucane@med.usc.edu.

    USC strongly values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. All genders, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, veterans, bicultural/multicultural and bilingual/multilingual individuals are encouraged to apply.

    REQ20058345 Posted Date: 08/29/2019 Apply

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