Crisis Response Center Physician / Faculty Opportunity

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
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Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Crisis Response Center Physician / Faculty Opportunity

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates and candidate nominations for a full time faculty position in our Crisis Response Center (CRC).

The psychiatrist in the Crisis Response Center is responsible for providing psychiatric evaluations and prescribing treatment for patients that present to the psychiatric emergency department.  The selected physician will also make appropriate treatment recommendations and coordinate care with other disciplines and outside providers when necessary.

The position requires a strong interest in teaching including bedside and didactic teaching and resident supervision.  An interest in publishing or participating in research is preferred but, not required.   

Opportunities exist for flexible schedules and academic rank is commensurate with experience.

Temple’s Episcopal Campus is the main location for Temple University Hospital’s behavioral health services, including a 118-bed Behavioral Health Center and an emergency Crisis Response Center (CRC).   The CRC is a psychiatric emergency service that sees more than 10,000 patients each year. The CRC serves individuals in crisis with psychiatric and/or substance-related conditions. The CRC is staffed by psychiatrists, psychiatry residents, psychiatric nurses, crisis technicians, clinical social workers, and security personnel and is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D. or .D.O. with board certification or board eligibility in Psychiatry
  • Possess credentials for a faculty appointment at the minimum rank of Assistant Professor.
  • Ability to maintain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita using the following link: https://bit.ly/2zDB3DP

Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.   

Please address all applications to: Dr. William Dubin, Chairperson, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician Recruitment, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email:  Julie.brissett@tuhs.temple.eduPhone: 215-707-5665 Fax: 215-707-9452

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

 

About Temple Health

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education. 

Temple's nationally-renowned physicians now offer dozens of powerful new options for patients who, just a few years ago, were considered untreatable. Using sophisticated technologies and personalized treatments, Temple physicians are working to alter the course of serious disease. And in over a dozen research centers at Temple University School of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center, our faculty are speeding the transformation of fundamental scientific discoveries into practical therapies that may one day dramatically improve human health.

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