University of Colorado Psychiatrist ED in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Psychiatrist ED

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs

This position serves in the Department of psychiatry faculty attending in University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Department.

ED Responsibilities

  • Contributes as part of the UCH Psychiatry attending team to the function of the program including:

o Participate in attending rotation in ED service, be willing to work flexible hours

o Participation in hospital and departmental committees

o Participation in quality review activities

o Participation in the attending call rotation

  • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching and mentoring of residents and medical students.

o Supervises medical students, residents and fellows on ED services

  • Help develop and run a clinical rotation for medical students and residents on the ED team

o Teaches in fellow, resident, and medical students classes

  • Be proficient in telepsychiatry and provide telepsychiatry assessments as part of ED duties.

  • Actively Contributes in Academic Advancement of his/her discipline

o Keeps abreast of the latest developments in field, both academically and through applied skills

o Maintains eligibility for SOM faculty appointment

  • Participates in performance improvement activities; quality improvement and patient safety activities; assists in maintaining compliance with JCAHO accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards including the code of conduct.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

MD/DO, CO Physician License or Eligible for CO Physician License

Board Certified or Eligible in Psychiatry

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Psychiatrist ED

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15126