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Transplant Psychologist
70728BR
# of open positions: 1

We are looking for a full-time health service psychologist to join the faculty in the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and work primarily in the Emory Transplant Center. The responsibilities would include conducting diagnostic evaluations; performing assessments; and providing evidence-based individual, group, couples/family therapy for individuals pre-and-post operation. Applicants should have a strong background in clinical health psychology, integrated care, and research with medically ill populations. They must have a doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited graduate program, an APA accredited internship, and at least one-year supervised postdoctoral training.  The individual must be licensed or license eligible in Georgia.

Adult Forensic Psychologist
70287BR
# of open positions: 1

30% FTE of this faculty position in the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is dedicated to supervise psychiatry residents and other trainees; conduct individual, group, family and couples therapy; and perform assessments; and see individual psychotherapy patients.  This faculty member will be expected to see 10.8 hours of direct patient care per week. 

70% FTE of this faculty position is to be the Program Manager of the Fulton County Jail Competency Restoration Program (FCJCRP).
The primary goal of the FCJCRP is to expedite the movement of criminal pre-trial defendants in Fulton County who are thought to be incompetent to stand trial through the legal system utilizing direct treatment, appropriate treatment planning, and interfacing with attorneys and courts to arrange appropriate legal dispositions.  The Program Manager’s job is to develop, supervise, and provide the administrative structure necessary to achieve this goal.  In addition, the Program Manager will provide some mental health treatment and conduct forensic evaluations and assist in the academic and research efforts of the program.  This will include:

  1. Manage daily operations of an in-jail program that treats mentally ill criminal defendants.  This includes interfacing with the jail personnel, including security personnel, mental health professionals of the FCJCRP, and the defendants themselves.
  2. Conduct program development for the program, including developing appropriate procedures and written policies. 
  3. Arrange transfers on and off the program, both to other areas within the jail, as well as to outside agencies such as Georgia Regional Hospital and specialty outpatient programs.  This involves being able to liaison with judges and attorneys in order to expedite case flow through the legal system and to assist in diverting appropriate cases out of the legal system into treatment. 
  4. Track the process of obtaining data for going to “Sell” court hearings.
  5. Be willing to work and have an office in a somewhat chaotic high-security jail environment with mentally ill and often violent inmates.
  6. Help develop and oversee an outpatient competency restoration program for incompetent defendants who are out on bond and referred by both the DeKalb and Fulton County courts.
  7. Assist in developing research projects on the program.
  8. Facilitate collection of tracking and research data regarding program clients.
  9. Provide clinical mental health services to program inmates. 
  10. Conduct forensic evaluations and write reports to court.

Perform such other program management and clinical functions as directed by the Program Director.

Clinical Psychologist
69697BR
# of open positions: 1

The Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is accepting applications for an open-rank faculty member  to supervise psychiatry residents and other trainees; conduct individual, group, family and couples therapy; and conduct psychological  assessments.  Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in evidence-based psychotherapy and assessment approaches.   A doctorate in a health service psychology specialty from an APA accredited graduate program and an APA accredited internship is required. Completion of post-doctoral training pertinent to psychotherapy for adults is also preferable, as is interest in and experience with psychotherapy related research. The individual must be licensed or license eligible in Georgia.

Partial Hospital Program, Adult Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient
68840BR
# of open positions: 1

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences seek to hire a BC/BE psychiatrist to serve as medical director of our adult partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.  The psychiatrist would be responsible for the psychiatric care of enrolled patients and serve as leader of the treatment team.  Additionally, the psychiatrist would be responsible for the transition of care to the adult outpatient clinic. Candidates must have academic qualifications commensurate with an appointment at or above the level of Assistant Professor (open track). Interested individuals should have an outstanding reputation for clinical psychiatric care. An individual with a background/interest in telemedicine will be highly valued. An MD degree is required as is ABPN board certification (or in the process of obtaining within 2 years of hire) in general psychiatry. Candidate will also require a medical license from the state of Georgia.

ESJH Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist
68582BR
# of open positions: 1

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is looking for a consultant and liaison psychiatrist to join a team of clinicians at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital and Outpatient Clinic at Executive Park. The physician would be responsible for providing 80% time for clinical care with up to 20% time for academic related activities, which include teaching, scholarship and administration.  Clinical care would be for consultation liaison services at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital (60%), with the remaining time providing outpatient consultation liaison services. Compensation will be commensurate with faculty rank and experience and includes an attractive benefits package. Assistant through full professor positions are available.

Academic or Clinical Psychiatrist
68239BR
# of open positions: 2

The Emory Clinic is seeking an academic or clinical psychiatrist interested in joining a vibrant mental health team. Our clinicians, educators and researchers are invested in providing high quality care in an innovative environment. The qualified candidate will serve as a full-time attending in the adult outpatient program of Emory Clinic and will help develop evidence-based and specialty treatment programs and educate the next generation of psychiatrist. The attending will provide psychiatric care to patients with primarily mood and anxiety disorders, supervise residents and participate in administrative and educational processes of the department. There are opportunities to participate in research in the clinic as well as quality improvement initiatives.

This full time position provides approximately one full day for the attending to address administration and academic interests. As a member of the Department of Psychiatry Faculty, the attending will be responsible for sharing on call coverage of the inpatient services at Emory Wesley Wood Hospital and telephonic support of other behavioral health specialists at Emory. Research or related-funds can offset the percent time for any of these activities.

This is a position of open academic rank. Compensation will be commensurate with faculty rank and experience and includes an attractive benefits package.

Substance Abuse/Addiction Psychiatrist
# of openings: 1
66670BR

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has an immediate opening for a physician with expertise in addiction psychiatry, the applicant will establish the substance abuse program within the Psychiatry section of the Emory Clinic, and will supervise residents and fellows.
The rank of the appointment is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicants. Consistent with the current vision and mission of the department and the division, preference will be given to applicants who have a combined and integrated interest in clinical, research, and teaching activities. Appointment at any level beyond Assistant Professor will require a successful record of external funding to support research activities, some administrative experience, and an active publication record of accomplished research.

Assertive Community Treatment Psychiatrist
# of openings: 1
66474BR

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia is seeking qualified candidates at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor (M.D.) rank to lead one of three Assertive Community Treatment teams.  The successful candidate should be board eligible or board certified in Psychiatry.  The successful candidate would join our Behavioral Health Community team at Grady Memorial Hospital treating high need indigent, mentally ill adults as part of a multidisciplinary team to facilitate consumer recovery and reduce or eliminate psychiatric hospitalizations and/or incarceration. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide leadership related to the treatment plan, perform assessments, prescribe medication, and evaluate progress.   The applicant will have the opportunity to supervise residents and students, as well as participate in relevant clinical research.  It is also expected that physicians model leadership to Grady staff and promote a culture of a high performing team that works both independently and together to efficiently and effectively meet patient needs. The institution offers nationally competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Send letter of interest and CV to Grey Norquist grason.norquist.emory.edu.  Emory University is an AA/EO employer.  

Previous ACT experience, two years of experience with the severe and persistent mentally ill population, graduate from a community psychiatry program

Adult Outpatient Psychologist- EVP
# of openings: 3
63061BR

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine seeks to hire an adult outpatient psychologist faculty member in our innovative new Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP). The EHVP includes a multidisciplinary care model incorporating psychiatry, neurology, psychology, rehabilitation medicine, and social work to optimize care delivery and outcomes, all housed in a single location. We use evidence based care while also pushing forward the boundaries of care for the most difficult to treat patients. We are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and traumatic brain injury (TBI), and substance use disorders. Military knowledge and/or experience is a plus, as is previous experience working with veterans and their families. The psychologist will work with an interdisciplinary team to provide state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care including psychotherapeutic management of their symptoms and treatment protocols. With the treatment team, the psychologist will be responsible for coordinating the care of the veterans, conducting quality assessments, case conferences, and administrative meetings. The psychologist will provide direct patient care to veterans and their family members as the program grows. The psychologist will also help develop comprehensive treatment protocols in collaboration with other brain health specialists. We are looking for providers who provide the best care possible while pushing the field forward in how we provide care to this critical population. The responsibilities for this position will include some or all of the following: academic leadership, teaching, mentoring, research, publications, clinical practice, citizenship, and administration. Position-specific duties may change with each academic year through discussions with Program Director. The rank of the appointment is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicants. The minimal qualifications include the completion of a PhD degree, from an accredited program in clinical psychology or a similar field, a post-doctoral fellowship and Georgia State license. Appointment at any level beyond Assistant Professor will require a successful record of external funding to support research activities, some administrative experience, and an active publication record of accomplished research.

Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychologist
# of openings: 3
55932BR

The Clinical Psychologist would be providing individual and group therapy for Emory Clinic patients. Individual therapy will include CBT, DBT, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, or other short-term therapies. The psychologist would form and lead groups. Couples/family therapy may be required as well. Major clinical diagnoses for treatment will include mood, anxiety, and developing personally disorders. Teaching of Psychology and Psychiatry trainees is expected as part of the position.

Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology from an American Psychological Association accredited program and completion of an internship accredited by the American Psychological Association. The candidate must have a current license to practice by the GA State Board of Examiners of Psychologist or be license-eligible in GA. The candidate must have an outstanding reputation in the field along with excellent organizational skills. The candidate must have the ability to work successfully in a complex environment and to communicate effectively. The candidate must have academic qualifications commensurate with an appointment at or above the level of Assistant Professor

Child Psychiatrist
# of openings: 2
55931BR

The Child Psychiatrist will be providing outpatient clinical services through the Department's Child, Adolescent and Young Adult program. The ideal candidate will be providing clinical services to a diverse clientele and should have expertise in mood disorder, anxiety disorders, and/or autism. In addition to clinical activity, Psychiatry Faculty are actively involved in clinical research and teaching of residents and fellows.

ER Psychiatrist Attending
# of openings: 8
50184BR

The attending will be assigned to the 12 bed Psychiatric Emergency Room (PER) under the administrative responsibility of the Medical Director of Emergency Psychiatry. The PER is staffed with nurses, social workers, mental health technicians, residents and students from Emory/ MSM medical, nursing and PA schools. In this position the attending will be responsible for covering the clinical service on the PER for 32 hours of shift coverage per week (4 eight hour shifts) including shifts overnight and on weekends and holidays. The attending will also be responsible for 8 additional hours of administrative time which could include teaching, residency supervision, quality improvement projects, CME, presentations at national meetings on emergency psychiatry and research in emergency psychiatry. The administrative time will be agreed upon with the Medical Director of Emergency Psychiatry as part of the attending’s faculty development plan and will be accounted for in the monthly faculty time reports.