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MEDICAL DIRECTOR CENTER FOR TELEPSYCHIATRY & E-BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

MEDICAL DIRECTOR CENTER FOR TELEPSYCHIATRY & E-BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Position Number :

002384

Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

EHH BSOM Psychiatry and Behav Med

Department Homepage :

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/psychiatry

Advertising Department :

PSYCHIATRIC MEDICINE - ADMIN

Division :

ECU Health/BSOM

Classification Title :

Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Associate Professor/Clinical Professor/Professor

Working Title :

Medical Director, Telepsychiatry & e-Behavioral Medicine

Number of Vacancies :

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

1.0

Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Anticipated Recruitment Range. Salary offered may be outside of this range as impacted by budget, UNC salary administration, and/or candidate qualifications.:

Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City) :

Greenville

Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Physician)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Center was formally established by ECU in 2012 with the primary mission to create an interdisciplinary organization focused on development of new innovative, technology based, collaborative, models of mental health care, to provide increased access for patients across North Carolina; knowledge and dissemination related to telepsychiatry across a range of platforms; identification of best practices; medical and behavioral staff training; and research related to telepsychiatry.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in education, patient care, scholarship, and service in mental health. We strive to foster a collaborative environment committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of eastern North Carolina and beyond. We support and advance evidence-based practice, sound scientific principles, and compassion in addressing the needs of our learners, our patients, our colleagues, and our community.
ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1100 academic and community providers. There are over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations. The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research. For more information, visit ECUHealth.org.

Job Duties :

This is a full-time faculty position to serve as the Medical Director for the Center for Telepsychiatry and e-Behavioral Health (CTeBH).

The Center currently serves 40 hospitals and 21 community-based clinics across the state of North Carolina. The members of the CTeBH are made up of a combination of professional personnel, faculty, and contracted external providers. The CTeBH reports to the Executive Dean of the Brody School of Medicine and works closely with the ECU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine to recruit diverse faculty members to serve on the core leadership team, and to provide psychiatric and psychotherapy services. In total, the program includes fifty-two (52) credentialed clinical providers, including board-certified psychiatrists and other advanced practice providers specializing in mental health fields.

On the administrative side, the Medical Director will serve as the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) for the Center and NC-STeP (NC Statewide Telepsychiatry Program). This person will be responsible for developing initiatives to expand the program footprint, oversee outcomes monitoring system, improve outcomes, oversee a peer-review program, and integrate with community-based providers; as well as identifying and implementing evidenced based practices.
The Medical Director will also spend about 40% of his/her time providing clinical service in the Center and 20% time in the Department of Psychiatry. The position emphasizes a leadership role and an active engagement in clinical, educational, and scholarly activities.

Employment in this position provides eligibility to participate in the UNC Optional Retirement Program (ORP) which offers matching employer contributions and employee control of investment choices, along with eligibility to participate in various Voluntary Supplemental Retirement Plans (401k, 403b. 457). This position is not eligible to participate in the NC Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS). Additionally, this position offers multiple voluntary options for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance as well as various supplemental plans including Critical Illness, Flexible Spending Accounts, Cancer, and Disability.

Fixed Term or Tenure Track position available at the title/rank of Clinical Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor/Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor/Professor depending on qualifications.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Requirements include MD or equivalent degree from an appropriately accredited institution,
completion of accredited residency training, and board certification in psychiatry. In exceptional cases, candidates expected to be board-certified within 3 years may also be considered

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Experience and demonstrated track record in psychiatric administration (for example serving in administrative leadership roles for a year or more) and in providing clinical services using telepsychiatry.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :

02/27/2023

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Initial Screening Begins :

03/29/2023

Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/58733

AA/EOE :

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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