Job Description:This is a full-time faculty psychiatrist position to provide clinical services, predominantly via telepsychiatry, to patients presenting in the emergency departments of hospitals affiliated with the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry Program (NC-STeP), a major program under the Center of Telepsychiatry and e-Behavioral Health (CTeBH). NC-STeP continues to grow and will be expanding to 80 plus hospitals across the state of North Carolina within the next 12 months. The current network includes 71 hospitals. The psychiatrist will spend most of his/her time providing direct clinical service. The position will report to the Medical Director of the Center and will assist with monitoring and improving NC-STeP outcomes; integrating with community based providers; and implementing evidenced based practices. The position emphasizes a leadership role and an active engagement in clinical, educational, and scholarly activities. East Carolina University is the 3rd largest public university in North Carolina, with approximately 27,000 students and over 5,000 faculty and staff. ECU combines the rich tradition of college life with the energy and innovation of a doctoral research university. This combination allows students and faculty to enjoy the benefits and resources of a large research university in an atmosphere more typical of a smaller college. The University is located approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, and approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean. The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center (formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital). Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Fixed Term or Tenure Track position available at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
Miniumum Qualifications: Requirements include MD or equivalent degree from an appropriately accredited institution, Completion of accredited residency training, and Qualified for board certification in psychiatry. Must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of North Carolina. Preferred Education and Experience: Experience in providing telepsychiatry services. Experience in emergency psychiatry Special Instructions to the Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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