Associate Professor

Job description

Job Title: Associate Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 211758

Job Information

With expanding programs and financial stability, the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University seeks a full-time faculty member to serve as Clinical Director and lead the expansion of the public psychiatry partnership with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. This position will manage medical and clinical care at East Central Regional Hospital-Augusta (ECRH) (located only five miles from the medical school campus), a MCG teaching facility with a 90-bed psychiatric facility, 71 forensic beds and a developmental disabilities facility caring for 200 individuals. Presently there are more than 10 MCG psychiatry and psychology faculty positions at ECRH. These positions will enhance teaching throughout the department by expanding the MCG presence and enhancing core didactic and residency practical instruction in psychiatry and psychology.

The Clinical Director position will fulfill the agreement with GA Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for psychiatric services to be provided at East Central Regional Hospital (ECRH). The Clinical Director has overall responsibility for assuring high quality care for the patients of ECRH, including coordinating the efforts of the staff physicians, psychologists, and social workers at ECRH to assure that community health care services are adequate, appropriate and accessible. The Clinical Director oversees, develops and implements related policies and procedures, plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the delivery of health services, monitors and evaluates healthcare programs. The Clinical Director provides leadership to subordinate managers and staff. The Clinical director sets priorities and implements goals and objectives to meet or resolve identified health problems, and interviews, hires, directs, trains, evaluates the performance of and when necessary, disciplines and discharges health care employees.

This position will not be eligible for tenure.

Minimum Requirements

The Medical College of Georgia, part of Augusta University seeks a Board Certified Psychiatrist for the Clinical Director position through an Academic Partnership with 4 years of management/supervisory experience in healthcare.

MD, DO, or MBBS required.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants must apply online at .

Please be sure to upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc.

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, please be sure to also apply online via our online application by uploading your CV.

Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time