Psychiatrist Faculty Physician
Company: Mountain Area Health Education Center
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) seeks to fill a
full-time, benefited Psychiatrist Faculty Physician. Under the
direction of the Psychiatry Department Chair, the Psychiatrist will
provide psychiatric care within the MAHEC Center for Psychiatry and
Mental Wellness and other assigned locations as needed. The
Psychiatrist will also provide supervision for psychiatric
residents in the outpatient setting. Specific responsibilities
include, but are not limited to:
- Evaluate patients by interviewing patient, family, and other
persons; reviewing medical history and related--documents; ordering
laboratory tests and evaluating results.
- Develop treatment plans by determining nature and extent of
cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and--behavioral
disorders; establish treatment goals and methodologies.
- Maintain interdisciplinary treatment by reviewing treatment
plans and progress; consult and collaborate with--primary--care
physicians, mental health therapists, nurses, and other health care
- Consult with other MAHEC physicians or nurse practitioners to
ensure physical care needs are addressed and--makes appropriate
referrals and aftercare recommendations, as needed; provide
- Provide teaching, training and supervision of medical students,
residents, fellows and/or advanced practice clinical--students, as
assigned; may be assigned to mentor junior staff.
- Development and delivery of in-service training for primary
care-based providers and staff regarding recognition and--treatment
of behavioral health conditions in primary care.
- Assure quality and safe service for patients and staff by
complying with policies, procedures, standards, rules,--AAAHC
requirements, and legal regulations; participate in utilization
-- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to:
- Graduated from an accredited medical school with Doctorate's
degree in medicine (MD/DO) is required
- Licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina; AND Completion
of four (4) years of ACGME Psychiatry training (applicants within
their final six (6) months of training may be considered, proof
pending of training completion by appointing authority).
OR Completion of five (5) years of ACGME Psychiatry and Child
Psychiatry training (applicants within their final six (6) months
of training may be considered, proof pending of training completion
by appointing authority).
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) eligible in
Psychiatry (or Child Psychiatry) at the time of initial
appointment. Certification will be required and must be obtained
within time requirements recognized by the Psychiatry Board
post-residency or child fellowship.
- ABPN Certification in Psychiatry (and Child Psychiatry, if
applicable) shall be maintained, at all times, after date of
initial certification or date by which applicant is required to
- Prior experience as psychiatrist in outpatient and/or inpatient
- Prior teaching experience preferred.
-- MAHEC Talent Management is located at 121 Hendersonville Road,
Asheville, NC 28803. Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous,
People of Color and Spanish/English bilingual persons are strongly
encouraged to apply. Position Open Until Filled.
MAHEC is a certified Living Wage employer through Just Economics of
Western North Carolina. We offer excellent benefits and are
committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable
workplace. Thank you for your interest in employment with Mountain
Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC where being the Best
Place to Work is part of our daily mission! At MAHEC, we are
committed to improving health in Western North Carolina through
innovative health professions training and education and
compassionate healthcare. Mountain Area Health Education Center
(MAHEC) was established in 1974 to improve training and retention
of healthcare professionals across Western North Carolina (WNC). We
are dedicated to excellence in clinical care, health professions
education, and innovative practices that can be replicated
nationally. Located in Asheville, MAHEC serves North Carolina's 16
westernmost counties. We are the largest of the nine state AHECs
that address national and state concerns with the supply,
retention, and quality of health professionals especially in rural
areas of the state.
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