Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Psychiatry- Consult Liaison

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/6/2024 2:33 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

Located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is making an impact in healthcare equity providing access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. Katz education, care delivery, workforce development, and research is nationally recognized. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.


The Opportunity
This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about consultation liaison psychiatry and integrated care, enjoys educating and mentoring residents and medical students, and strives to make a meaningful impact in their community. Previous experience in collaborative and/or integrated health care is preferred, however, those interested in learning more about this model are encouraged to apply. Board eligibility or board certification in Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry is preferred but not required.

Additional information about the psychiatry program can be found here: Temple Psychiatry


• Hold an academic appointment and teach and work collaboratively with residents and medical students.
• Work for a progressive and innovative organization that consistently receives national and regional accolades for excellence in healthcare.
• Join a dynamic consultation liaison team including three attending psychiatrists, residents, and a social worker.
• Assess both medical and psychiatric information including patient presentation, differential diagnosis, psychopharmacology needs and medication management, referral to primary care, and/or community support systems as appropriate.
• Lucrative moonlighting opportunities.


In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world-class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Candidate Qualifications
• M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent
• Successful completion of residency in Psychiatry from an ACGME-accredited program prior to the start date
• Board eligibility or certification in Psychiatry
• Ability to obtain an unrestricted medical license & DEA from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to employment.


Procedure for Candidacy
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.


Application materials should include: a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your qualifications and professional goals; three professional references, names/contact information; and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.


Please address all applications to: Jessica Kovach, MD, Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, C/O Karly Settle, Senior Recruiter, Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: Karly.settle@tuhs.temple.edu


For confidential inquiries and/or questions about the opportunity, please contact Karly Settle at Karly.settle@tuhs.edu.


We are especially interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.


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.



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