Job ID: 289531512
Last Updated: 12/4/2017
Director, Physician Search
In a major expansion of psychiatric services, the Robert E. Larner, MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Health Network are seeking 7 new full-time Adult/Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist faculty members at the Assistant or Associate Professor level on the clinical scholar pathway. These 7 physicians will join our team of professionals to provide inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and consultative child and adult psychiatry services. These services will be provided at the University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (UVMHN-CVPH) and affiliates in the Clinton County/Plattsburgh Region of New York State. UVMHN-CVPH offers excellent sub-specialty coverage with ED visits above 50,000. These positions will be part of a new Adirondack Division in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont. UVM Psychiatry is known internationally as a center of excellence for innovative family-based empirical assessment and treatment.
Selected candidates will be responsible for direct patient care along with, potentially, supervision and teaching of child psychiatry fellows, residents, and medical students. An appreciation of the importance of and satisfaction from working as part of an innovative service model and an ability to work collaboratively are essential. An interest in clinical research, teaching, and/or public health is a plus. Knowledge of evidence-based medical practice is essential.
Applicants must have a medical degree and be board certified/eligible in psychiatry. Subspecialty training in child/adolescent psychiatry along with experience in inpatient, outpatient, and academic settings would be preferred.
Plattsburgh and Clinton County offer a family-oriented community on Lake Champlain, near the Adirondacks, Olympic-Lake Placid region, and Montreal. Plattsburgh is 1 hour from the main UVM campus in Burlington, VT.
Interested applicants should apply online at www.uvmjobs.com.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women, veterans, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
If you should have questions about the position, please contact:
Robert Althoff, M.D., Ph.D.
Working together to better serve our communities makes us stronger, focused on collaboration instead of competition. As a team, The University of Vermont Health Network improves the lives of our patients by delivering outstanding care cost-effectively, as close to patients homes as possible.
Our hospitals and physicians are bringing the best of community and academic medicine together, sharing their knowledge and resources to give patients access to leading-edge technology, advanced treatment options and the highest level of compassionate care the heart and science of medicine.
The University of Vermont Health Network cares for communities on both sides of Lake Champlain, from the Adirondacks to the Green Mountains and beyond. Members include:
The University of Vermont Medical Center, formerly known as Fletcher Allen Health Care, and affiliated with the University of Vermont Colleges of Medicine and Nursing and Health Sciences
Alice Hyde Medical Center
Central Vermont Medical Center
Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
Elizabethtown Community Hospital
Porter Medical Center
Our network was created in October 2011 when Fletcher Allen in Burlington, Vermont, and Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vermont, signed an affiliation agreement. In January 2016, New York partners Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh and Elizabethtown Community Hospital in Elizabethtown joined the affiliation. In May 2017 Porter Medical Center joined the affiliation. The network was originally called Fletcher Allen Partners.
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