Geriatric Psychiatry Faculty and Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Director - UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus, John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center

Houston, TX

Geriatric Psychiatry Faculty and Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Director - UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus, John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center

Location: Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001UP

Geriatric Psychiatry Faculty and Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Director

The Louis A. Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciencesof theMcGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houstonoffers an extraordinary opportunity to join the inpatient faculty at the UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus, atThe John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center. This 264-bed psychiatric hospital constitutes a unique partnership between the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and theTexas Health and Human Services Commission. Our 264-bed inpatient facility is located in theTexas Medical Center. In addition to providing excellent patient care, this role will also take the lead to help champion a NEW Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program. This program will be accredited by theAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Selected candidates are expected to contribute to the Department’s mission of education, research, and patient care; and actively participate in the teaching, and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellows will be expected to develop expertise in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of geriatric illnesses using systems-based care throughout the continuum of care. This position also provides exceptional teaching opportunities for McGovern Medical School students as part of the academic Psychiatry Training program.

Requirements: M.D. or equivalent; Licensed or License eligible in the State of Texas; Board Eligible/ Board Certified in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry.

Depending upon the applicant’s qualifications and credentials, faculty appointments at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank will be offered. Salary levels are very competitive and also carry excellent fringe benefit packages. The Physician Education Loan Repayment Program opportunity is available for eligible inpatient faculty.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.