Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry for UCSF Health

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus Heights

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco invites applications for a Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry for UCSF Health. This is a full-time position and will be filled at the Associate or Full Professor rank in a series commensurate with experience, with a start date of September 1, 2017 or as negotiated with the department.

Qualifications

  • MD or equivalent, ABPN board certified in psychiatry, and licensed to practice medicine in California by the time of appointment
  • Board certification in psychosomatic medicine is preferred, although board certification in related subspecialties will be considered
  • Experience in developing and providing both conventional psychiatric consultations and direct psychiatric services in collaborative care models or embedded services
  • Excellence in clinical curriculum development, direct teaching, and mentoring of trainees in clinical services environments
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in clinical systems
  • Record of scholarship in education, clinical innovations, or research
  • Demonstrated cultural competence in working with underserved and culturally diverse trainee and patient populations
     

Responsibilities

  • Manage existing, and develop new, psychiatry consultation and collaborative care models at UCSF Health, a dynamic and complex health delivery system, through the lens of continuous quality improvement processes
  • Work with department and UCSF Health leadership to advance integration of mental health and medical care throughout the UCSF Health delivery system
  • Provide direct patient care, including clinical consultation, through traditional methods and telepsychiatry
  • Educate UCSF health professional trainees through teaching and supervision, and modelling clinical and/or educational scholarship for trainees
  • Collaborate with training program directors in psychiatry and other disciplines to develop novel clinical curricula
  • Be open to collaborating with faculty on health services research opportunities
  • Participate in departmental, university, and/or public service
     

Apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01452.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.