Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Staff Physician Position
UC Davis Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
CAARE Diagnostic and Treatment Center
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. The overall mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to provide compassionate, state of the art health care for children, to advocate for their benefit and to discover new knowledge in the areas of teaching, research and clinical activities. As part of this mission, the CAARE Diagnostic and Treatment Center provides patient care (mental health services), teaching and research on behalf of abused/neglected and at-risk children. The role of this position is to provide psychiatric services for abused/neglected and at-risk children. This appointment will be at 30% time and will start July 1, 2019.
The CAARE Center’s child psychiatrist is a .30 FTE position responsible for approximately 65 patients ranging in age from 5 to 20 years. The psychiatrist conducts 2-3 intake evaluations and approximately 4-6 medication follow-up appointments a week. In addition to direct patient care, the psychiatrist is responsible for completing all required Sacramento County MediCal documentation and progress notes documenting all services provided. The psychiatrist will be trained in Sacramento County’s electronic health record called Avatar.
For full consideration applications should be received by December 31, 2018; however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Completed applications include CV, Cover Letter, and reference contact information. Candidates should submit their application by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The candidates must have the following experience/qualifications:
M.D. or D.O.
Successful completion of an approved psychiatric residency training program
Board certification/eligibility with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Eligibility for a California Medical License
Proven excellence in clinical care, education, and administrative experience is required.
The experience or ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment.
Internal Number: CAARE
About UC Davis Children’s Hospital
UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the Sacramento region’s only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital for children, offering children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition.
It has the Central Valley's only level I pediatric trauma center and emergency department, and the 129-bed hospital includes state-of-the-art neonatal, pediatric and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. It is also home to the first level I children's surgery center on the West Coast and fourth in the nation, as verified by the American College of Surgeons.
With more than 120 board-certified physicians in more than 30 subspecialties, UC Davis Children's Hospital offers families a comprehensive range of pediatric services.