Psychiatrist (Adult Behavioral Health) - Clinical Track, Faculty Open Rank, Non-Tenured

Psychiatrist (Adult Behavioral Health) - Clinical Track, Faculty Open Rank, Non-Tenured

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Mar 12, 2021

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences invites applicants for a full-time licensed adult psychiatrist, rank commensurate with experience, to perform services at the Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic (BHOC) at University Medical Center (UMC). The BHOC provides a competent staff of licensed therapists, psychologists, and physicians that provide comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services designated to empower patients to overcome psychiatric disorders and function effectivity in their family, workplace, and community. The candidate will be expected to provide diagnostic assessments, medication evaluations, psychotherapy, and management of medications. Teaching responsibilities will include supervision of adult psychiatry residents and medical students rotating through the facility. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to our educational program by participating in the didactic series for adult psychiatry, by giving ground grounds, and participating in our continuing medical education conference series. 



  1. Candidates must have completed an approved general psychiatry residency and be board certified/eligible in general psychiatry
  2. Licensed physician by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners 
  3. Able to meet criteria to be credentialed by University Medical Center, New Orleans and Tulane Medical Center  


1. Crisis Intervention

2. Experience diagnosing and treating adults with Psychiatric Disorders

3. Interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration skills

4. Ability to develop and implement individual intervention plans

5. Psychiatric evaluation and treatment of Adults

6. Skills to complete consultations and required documentation

7. Excellent communication and writing skills

8. Flexibility and ability to organize and manage time independently


1.  Experience working with medical professionals

2.  Experience participating as a member of an interdisciplinary team

3.  Experience in supervision and teaching

4.  Experience in consultation with allied professionals

5.  Experience in Teaching and supervision of Residents and Medical Students

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: 

1.Cover Letter

2, CV

3. Reference list (including email and cellphone) of 3 references that can be contacted for reference by the Tulane Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

4. Unofficial transcript

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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