About the job
Children’s Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential. We also hold Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, we serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are widely recognized for delivering high quality care.
Children’s Health has also been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Healthcare for nine consecutive years. We invite you to learn more about Children’s Health.
This position will be responsible for psychiatric/medical leadership for network behavioral health activities working closely with the vice president of behavioral health and network innovation team. This is anticipated to include:
- Meeting with potential network behavioral health affiliates and building relationships with behavioral health community groups.
- Development and design of performance standards and clinical policies and procedures
- Providing educational seminars, training and co-facilitation of case rounds within the behavioral health programs
- Serving as a pediatric behavioral health medical expert for community facing activities such as community meetings and school speaking engagements.
- Acting as a champion for Pediatric Tele-Specialty with Children’s Health Care Network facilities
- Collaborating with vice president of behavioral health and other organization medical directors in research activities including publications and speaking engagements to further and the advancement of the integrated consultative model.
Clinical responsibilities will include up to three days per week serving primarily as a psychiatric consultant in a collaborative care model with pediatricians/primary care physicians in the Children’s Health Care Network while also providing some direct patient care virtually or in an outpatient clinic working to stabilize patients to return to their primary care physician for ongoing follow up.
The ideal candidate’s background would include experience with integrated behavioral health programs, incorporating behavioral health into population health, collaborative care models, psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and adolescents, including the treatment of medical patients with cognitive, behavioral, and emotional needs, medical management. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a Texas medical license and be board certified or board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
*This position reports to Children’s Health through partnership with UT Southwestern.*
- Hospital & Health Care
- Health Care Provider
- Total Years Experience 0-5
- Remote Work No remote work