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Please send curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Gregory W. Dalack, M.D.
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
F6321 UH South
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5295

Job Summary

Position Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time clinical-track faculty member to work in the Ambulatory Psychiatry Service, Adult Programs. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical, administrative, and teaching aspects of the General Psychiatry Program.  They will be an active participant in our integrated ambulatory care activities involving Psychiatry, Primary Care and Specialty Care providers and clinics across the network. Additionally, we anticipate this individual will play a significant role in shaping our evolving clinical intake/assessment services and flow of patients throughout our care continuum both internal and external to the Department and Health System.    The candidate will join a dynamic group of psychiatrists partnering with a leadership team that values clinical and educational excellence and innovation .  This position will report through the Ambulatory Psychiatry Medical Director.

Clinical Activity

Clinical activity will include an expectation of 70% direct face-to-face patient care; 10-20% resident/fellow/staff clinic supervision; and 10-20% academic/scholarly activity.  Position may include up to 20% effort funded by integrated care/collaborative care initiatives.

Clinical Care:

Total clinical care commitment of approximately  26 to 30 hours per week will include a combination of direct face-to-face patient care (estimated six ½ days weekly) and precepting/supervision of resident provided care activities (estimated two ½ days per week).  As funding allows, direct patient care may be offset by participation in integrated care/collaborative care programs.  Patient care hours will occur within the Rachel Upjohn Building (RUB), or embedded within primary or specialty care clinics at other locations. The candidate will also provide some hospital-based services, entailing participation in various on-call activities, to include scheduled weekend rounding on the inpatient unit (averages 2 times per year) and backing up PES residents on call (6-7 nights per year).

Educational Activities

The successful candidate will serve as on-site/directly available outpatient supervisor and preceptor for psychiatry house staff and medical students, and provide didactic lectures for primary care and specialty care colleagues, medical students, general psychiatry residents, child psychiatry fellows, and a broad range of health professionals and trainees (i.e; social work, psychology, pharmacy, nursing, etc..). The applicant will also perform clinical skills verification examinations (CSV’s) as needed, serve as Global Outpatient supervisor for an identified psychiatry house staff, and participate in resident recruitment and interviewing as able. The applicant will be welcomed and expected to share their expertise in core curriculum development/delivery, medical student teaching, Journal Clubs, Evidence-Based Medicine Seminars, and Grand Rounds.

Administration

The successful candidate will be expected to attend Faculty Meetings within the Department of Psychiatry, at minimum this will include Academic Staff, All-Staff, Physicians Meetings, and other administrative meetings deemed necessary by their reporting supervisor. In addition to timely attention to pertinent administrative work (e.g., electronic medical record and inbasket monitoring, phone calls, letters, records, e-mails, etc.), the new faculty member will participate in all relevant quality improvement initiatives and activities.

Required Qualifications

A doctor of Medicine/Osteopathy is required. Possession of a current license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan is necessary. Completion of a residency in Psychiatry is required, and the candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry.  Applicants must have demonstrated promise for an academic career that emphasizes clinical care, teaching and administration. Superior clinical competencies and master teacher skills are necessary and be an active member in good standing of the University of Michigan Medical Staff. The successful candidate should have an interest in the delivery of exceptional outpatient psychiatric services including new models of care delivery.

 

Underfill Statement

Note: This position is posted as Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant Prof/Clinical Associate Prof/Clinical Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend on qualifications.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting and pre-employment drug screening  is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.