The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University seeks full time inpatient psychiatrist to care for patients within the extended acute care unit (EAC) at Temple University Hospital – Episcopal Campus. The EAC unit utilizes a team-based approach to provide psychiatric care and rehabilitation to patients who require a longer length of time for stabilization and recovery.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science serves patients with a wide variety of psychiatric disorders, and our faculty work with a talented group of psychologists, registered nurses, behavioral health therapists and social workers to provide both long term and short term adult psychiatric services within the Temple University Health System.
Our Psychiatric Services include:
Our faculty positions require a strong interest in bedside and didactic teaching and resident supervision. Temple has a thriving residency program and we recently expanded our educational programs by adding four new faculty members with expertise in substance abuse, child and adolescent psychiatry, consultation and liaison and forensic psychiatry.
The Department is also involved in collaborative, multidisciplinary research efforts throughout Lewis Katz School of Medicine. An interest in publishing or participating in research is preferred but not required.
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In addition to a competitive salary, the position offers:
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving its patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for its clinical care, research, and medical education.
Procedure for Candidacy
To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.
Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information including:
Please address your application to Jessica Kovach, MD, Interim Chair, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Temple University Hospital, C/O Jessica N. Vegas, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Jessica at email@example.com
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information on our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine please visit our OHEDI.
COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (www.temple.edu/coronavirus).
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.