Mood Disorder Psychiatrist (Open Rank)

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location
Denver, CO

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Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

OPEN RANK

Psychiatrist Specializing in Mood Disorders

Position Title: Assistant Professor or above, either Regular Series or Clinical Series –Adult Psychiatrist 

Position Number: 00796814

Department: Department of Psychiatry 

Reports To: Medical Director of the Johnson Depression Center

 

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Department Of Psychiatry Diversity Equity Inclusion Information: 

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect.  We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the DOPsych DEI mission and vision. 

Nature of Work 

The Adult Division, Department of Psychiatry at the Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking a junior or mid-career adult psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of mood disorders. The role will primarily comprise outpatient delivery of care to patients suffering from depression and bipolar disorders. Exceptional clinicians with an interest in and demonstrated skills in innovative models of care, research and/or educational endeavors are encouraged to apply. Clinical settings will likely include a busy outpatient clinic specializing in the treatment of mood disorders (The Johnson Depression Center) as well as a neuromodulation service. Knowledge of the management of patients with complex mood disorders, treatment-refractory mood disorders, complex and innovative psychopharmacology all critical components of the skillset needed for this position. Knowledge of transcranial magnetic stimulation, ketamine/esketamine and/or electroconvulsive therapy, or willingness to learn these treatment modalities a plus. The psychiatrist will also provide intermittent coverage of hospital services, namely consult-liaison call coverage 2-3 weeks per year.

The psychiatrist will work with a team of other psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and social workers in the Johnson Depression Center, providing team-based care to a variety of patients in Colorado and the surrounding Western States area. Patient care includes intake evaluations, ongoing psychopharmacologic management, and consultations. Abundant education/supervision opportunities available with trainees from associated Anschutz Medical Campus schools, including the school of medicine and nursing. Opportunities for clinical research exists in subspecialty areas for interested applicants.

 Please note, this is a position for Assistant Professors or above and could be categorized as Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below.  

 Professional Field 

Psychiatry 

 Examples of Work Performed 

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: 

    Evaluating new patients at the Johnson Depression Center for diagnosis and ongoing treatment.Providing one-time diagnostic and treatment consultations.Comfort with patients presenting with complex medical and psychiatric histories. Ongoing outpatient care of patients with complex depression, bipolar disorder and treatment-refractory mood conditions.
Familiarity with neuromodulation strategies, including TMS, ECT, ketamine and esketamine.
    Actively contributing to academic advancement of his/her discipline  Keeping apprised of the latest developments in the field, both academically and through applied skills 
 Supervision Received 

This position reports to the Medical Director of the Helen and Arthur E Johnson Depression Center.

 Supervision Exercised 

This position may supervise psychiatry residents, medical students and nursing students. 

    Salary and Benefits: 

    MD and/or DO  

    Assistant Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $200,000 to $215,000.   

    Associate Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $220,000 to $245,000.   

    Professor: The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $250,000 to $300,000.  

    The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

    The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

    Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

     Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits

    Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

    Diversity and Equity:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



    Qualifications
     Minimum Qualifications   

    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

     Assistant Professor: 1-3 years of clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.  Minimum degree qualifications: MD, CO Physician License or Eligible for CO Physician License.  Board Certified, Eligible, or Eligible by the time of hire in Psychiatry. 

     Associate Professor: 4-7 years of clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.  Minimum degree qualifications: MD, CO Physician License or Eligible for CO Physician License.  Board Certified, Eligible, or Eligible by the time of hire in Psychiatry. 

     Professor: 7+ years of clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.  Minimum degree qualifications: MD, CO Physician License or Eligible for CO Physician License.  Board Certified, Eligible, or Eligible by the time of hire in Psychiatry. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following: 

      Passion and excitement to contribute to the development of a robust psychiatry program Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques Able to effectively manage and direct medical staff support activities while providing quality medical care Able to receive detailed information through oral communication, express or exchange ideas by verbal communication Excellent listening and social skills 
      Able to interact effectively with people of varied educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds as well as various skill levels and value systems Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Performs in a tactful and professional manner A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Relies on sound clinical experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals 
      Clinical skill is required for conducting brief and targeted assessments in integrated care settings Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. Capacity for flexibility and adaptability in different work situations. Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks and maintain a well-organized work environment. 
     Computer and Technology skills required: 

      Knowledge of Microsoft Office 


    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: May 10, 2022
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

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