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The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Psychiatry, in the Division of Child Psychiatry, are actively seeking a full-time faculty member for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.
The Division of Psychiatry at Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles is looking for a trained Child-Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our team and participate in the newly created Behavioral Health outpatient program to assess, diagnose, and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. In addition to the clinical duties and responsibilities in the outpatient program, candidates will have the opportunity to participate in resident education; teaching medical students and psychiatry residents.Â
Candidates are required to showcase the following skills/experience:
High-level diagnostic skills
Extensive training in Psychopharmacology; having knowledge and experience with appropriate and effective psychopharmacological interventions for psychiatric disorders
Candidates with the following skills/experience are preferred:
Training and experience in evidence-based psychotherapy
Experience working in complex systems, including: families, schools and social service agencies
Experience with families of clients for consent and support of psychopharmacological interventions
Leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills to quickly and successfully build trusting patient relationships
Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and must have completed a residency in Psychiatry and a Triple Board residency or a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship. Additionally, applicants should hold a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of California.
CHLA serves as the principal pediatric referral resource for children and adolescents in the Southwestern United States, and is recognized for its advances in pediatric care, teaching, and research.Â In the last year, Childrenâs Hospital had been ranked #5 on the US News World Report Best Childrenâs Hospitals Honor Roll with 10 nationally ranked pediatric specialties.Â You will have the unique opportunity to work side by side with top professionals in the field.Â
Salary and academic rank are commensurate with experience. If you are interested please login to www.usc.edu/jobs and complete an application. Â Interested candidates should apply here and upload letters of inquiry and curriculum vitae. For further information contact: Ashish Buttan, Executive Director, Neurosciences and Behavioral Health, Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 361-3500 for more information.Â Â Â
USC and CHLA are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers.Â Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.Â We offer a competitive compensation package, including but not limited to generous comprehensive benefits, and retirement plans, relocation expenses, and CME time and money.Â
Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC strongly values diversity and are committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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