The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the Emory University School of Medicine, under the leadership of its Chair, Mark Hyman Rapaport, M.D., is recruiting new faculty as part of a major strategic reorganization of the department. The following positions are now being recruited:
Faculty Appointment- Positions at Grady Memorial Hospital
Emory University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking qualified candidates at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor (M.D.) rank for three full time faculty positions at Grady Memorial Hospital. The successful candidates should be board eligible or board certified in Psychiatry. Grady is the Fulton and DeKalb County Hospital located in the City of Atlanta and is staffed by faculty from Emory and Morehouse School of Medicine. The attending would be responsible for covering inpatient and emergency services call at Grady as part of the faculty call system. Emory offers nationally competitive salary commensurate with experience. Send letter of interest and CV to William McDonald, MD email@example.com. Emory University is an AA/EO employer.
The three positions are:
Outpatient Psychiatrist: Serve as a full time attending on one of two teams in the outpatient department at the Emory/ Grady Behavioral Health Center (BHC) which serves as a mental health center for Fulton County in Atlanta. Each team has two attendings and two residents from Emory. The attendings work together to supervise intake for new patients, provide multidisciplinary care for a panel of patients and develop treatment protocols for patients primarily with severe and persistent mental illness . The attendings would be responsible for coordinating the care of the patients including seeing patients with other providers and alone, conducting quality assessments, case conferences, attending required Grady and Emory administrative meetings and educational functions. The team will provide coverage for the clinic for 5 days a week 8- 5pm. There will be clear quality metrics to measure team performance and outcomes.
ACT Psychiatrist: Full time position on the Behavioral Health Community team in downtown Atlanta at Grady Memorial Hospital treating high need indigent, mentally ill adults as part of a multidisciplinary team to facilitate consumer recovery and reduce or eliminate psychiatric hospitalizations and/or incarceration. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide leadership related to the treatment plan, perform assessments, prescribes medication, and evaluates progress. This position will work out of the clinic, in the community, at least 50% of the time. The applicant will have the opportunity to supervise residents and students, as well as participate in relevant clinical research. It is also expected that physicians model leadership to Grady staff and promote a culture of a high performing team that works both independently and together to efficiently and effectively meet patient needs.
Shared position with the Consultation Liaison and Crisis Intervention Services: A full time position with the Emory academic service at Grady Memorial Hospital with half-time on the Consultation Liaison (C/L) Service and half-time in the Psychiatric Outpatient Crisis Intervention Services (CIS). On the C/L Service the attending would lead an interdisciplinary team of nurse practitioners, residents, and medical students in evaluating medically ill patients with psychiatric comorbidity under the direction of Dr. Ann Schwartz, the Director of the Grady Consult Service. For the other ½ time, the attending would be in the CIS under the direction of Dr. Barbara D’Orio. In this position, the attending would be responsible for covering the emergency service which is staffed with nurses, social workers, mental health technicians, psychologists, residents and students from Emory/ MSM medical, nursing and PA schools.