The Department of Psychiatry within the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa is seeking a Psychiatrist to join our faculty. Appointment will be on the non-tenure clinical track, open rank. This position will provide emergency adult psychiatric assessments and treatment in UIHC's new Crisis Stabilization unit. This unit will provide emergent psychiatric evaluation and treatment from an interdisciplinary team which includes MD/APP, LISW, RN, PNA and a security guard. The position is a 1.0 FTE and consists of 80% clinical time and 20% academic time, with the latter devoted to scholarly pursuits which may include research and teaching.
The Department of Psychiatry is committed to transforming the understanding, prevention, detection, and treatment of major mental illness through its extensive clinical, research and educational initiatives. Our faculty is dedicated to helping patients and their families reach their potential.
The UI Department of Psychiatry has a long tradition of excellence in research, a well-developed research infrastructure, and ample patient populations that support efforts in a variety of areas of investigation. These include studies in neuroimaging, genetics, epidemiology, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, and basic neuroscience. The Department of Psychiatry is made up of more than 80 full-time faculty members who provide national and international leadership across a range of psychiatric areas, such as child psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, eating disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, medical psychiatry, and community psychiatry.
The University of Iowa, Department of Psychiatry offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a collegial professional environment. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. We are committed to providing patient-focused care—available to every person, around the clock—in an environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.
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