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Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist (Academic/Faculty Rank DOQ)

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC
Omaha, NE
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Jul 11, 2024

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Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist (Academic/Faculty Rank DOQ) GENERAL REQUISITION INFORMATION

EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2024 - 028 Department MMI Administration 50000687 Business Unit(College/Institute) Munroe-Meyer Institute FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule 8:00am - 5:00pm; Hours May Vary Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist (Academic/Faculty Rank DOQ) Job Title/Academic Rank Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist (Academic/Faculty Rank DOQ) Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type P1 - REG HLTH FAC SAL Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 01/22/2024 Position Qualification

Position Summary The Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is accepting applications for a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist at open faculty rank (Rank DOQ). This position will provide outpatient comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment to individuals with autism spectrum disorder, other intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as neurotypical individuals at Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. The psychiatrist will help individuals manage their mental health conditions and improve their overall well-being.

Practice Responsibilities:Conducts thorough psychiatric assessments to diagnose mental health conditions.Formulates personalized treatment plans based on assessment findings and clinical judgment and modifies them as needed to meet changing patient needs.Conducts evidence-based therapeutic interventions and regular follow-up appointments to assess patient progress.Prescribes and manages psychotropic medications as appropriate.Monitors medication efficacy and side effects, making adjustments as needed.Educates patients and caregivers about their medications, potential side effects, risks and benefits.Collaborate with therapists and psychologists to offer comprehensive care.Provides crisis intervention and emergency consultations as needed.Coordinates higher levels of care when necessary.Maintains accurate and up-to-date patient records in compliance with healthcare and MMI regulations.Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to ensure holistic patient care.Consults with other healthcare providers and specialists as needed for co-occurring medical conditions.Stays current with developments in the field of psychiatry by participating in continuing education, attending conferences, and reading research literature.Engages in education, research, or other scholarly activity as a member of an academic medical center.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong diagnostic and clinical skills.Knowledge of psychiatric principles, child and adolescent development, individual and group therapy, and behavior modification techniques.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Empathy and a family-centered approach to care.Willingness to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
Review of applicants will occur on a rolling basis as recruitment is ongoing. Rank will depend on qualifications. Applicants should upload with their application a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.

About MMI:MMI is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive intellectual and developmental disability centers in the world. MMI's mission is "to be world leaders in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and complex health care needs, their families and the community through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care". MMI utilizes an interdisciplinary team approach that assures a comprehensive integration of our four pillars: research, clinical services, education, and community engagement. MMI is one of eight academic units of UNMC. MMI has an annual budget of more than $40M, approximately 500 employees, and our 17 disciplines provide over 90,000 clinical services each year serving individuals with disabilities and complex medical needs across the lifespan. MMI is a federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and has a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. MMI provides limitless opportunities for clinical programming, innovative research, and community engagement.

MMI is committed to respect and benefit for all individual reflecting the rich diversity in our culture without preference or exclusion for actual or perceived differences. These differences include ability, age, appearance, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, immigration status, language, nationality, race, religion, sex, sexuality, socio-economic status and other personal identities and experiences.

About Omaha:With a metro area population of more than 1 million, Omaha is a vibrant, family centric, affordable city, with committed community partners, fiercely loyal and extremely generous community. Omaha is known for its progressive dining scene, myriad of cultural events, and friendly people.
To learn more about this opportunity contact Amy Nordness, PhD, Associate Director of MMI and Director of Clinical Services, at:

Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications
  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certification or board eligible in child and adolescent psychiatry.
  • Eligible for state medical license to practice psychiatry in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current DEA certificate.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association.
Supplemental Qualifications
  • Experience in outpatient academic psychiatry.
  • Knowledge of EPIC electronic health record systems.

Working Environment & Physical Requirements WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The information provided below best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Clinical environment Other working environment NA PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Occasionally Driving Not Applicable Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Up to 2 hours Squatting Occasionally Walking Up to 2 hours EXPOSURES

Atmospheric No Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards No Working on or around moving machinery No Electrical current No Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools No If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Potential exposure to blood, urine, vomit or other bodily fluids typically found in a primary care pediatric office. Hand/Wrists

Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain Addtional

Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. EEO Statement EEO Statement

EEO Statement The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. C.V.
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Doc
Requisition Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a MD/DO?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified or board eligible?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  4. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.
    (Open Ended Question)

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