Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago are seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join a multidisciplinary Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in a nationally-ranked, freestanding children’s hospital located on the medical school campus. As Vice Chair for Clinical Services, this individual will have the following responsibilities:
major responsibility for administering current clinical programs and in developing new programs under the direction of the Department Head of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Lurie Children's:
set clinical strategy including program development in collaboration with other leaders in that department;
evaluate and monitor current clinical programming to ensure excellence;
develop recommendations and provide leadership for new clinical programs;
oversight of the clinical performance of clinical service providers including performance evaluations, clinical and academic metrics across all clinical services in the department;
maintain oversight of faculty recruitment;
oversight of Quality and Outcomes measurement, patient safety and staff safety;
in collaboration with other members of department leadership, develop mechanisms for evaluation and reporting clinical productivity and effectiveness;
provide coverage in the Chief’s absence;
develop the annual call schedule;
hold regular meetings with medical directors and medical staff and department faculty;
participate in direct patient care;
supervise pediatric residents, NUFSM medical students, and other doctoral trainees;
be involved in clinical research and program evaluation research in conjunction with other departmental clinical activities.
Clinical experience with children and adolescents is required: MD, Board Certified in Child and Adolescent and General Psychiatry, with at least one year of supervised experience with children and adolescents.
Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full-time position. Start date immediate after licensure in Illinois. Applications will be evaluated as received. Position is open until filled. To guarantee consideration, please send application materials by July 15, 2018.
Please note: this position involves employment at Lurie Children’s Hospital and a faculty appointment at NU. The initial application is done on-line with Northwestern University, but will also be reviewed by staff at Lurie Children’s Hospital.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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